The officials have been pushing for a “kill switch” that could render smartphones inoperable after they’re stolen, reducing the incentive for crime.
It doesn’t take much to bring lawyers and reporters scurrying to the courtroom in the Apple-Samsung trial.
Judge Lucy Koh, apparently keen to avoid a re-do of the trial, denied the Samsung request.
Google's defense has been that its search results only display "snippets" of text from books that it copied without permission, but the Authors Guild argues that the company violated copyright law.
The two companies have been arguing in front of a jury for four days over the amount of money Samsung should pay to Apple for infringement of five of Apple's patents.
The states accused Google of placing tracking on computers of Safari users when they visited sites in Google’s DoubleClick ad network in 2011 and 2012.
With the U.S. Congress unlikely to take action on NSA surveillance programs, U.S. cloud service providers could take a hit.
The two sides will start jury selection Nov. 12 in San Jose, California. The trial will begin immediately after the jury selection.
A crowd of about 5000 people, chanting "stop spying, stop lying" and "hey, ho, mass surveillance has got to go," marched through Washington, D.C., Saturday to protest the U.S. National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs unveiled in press reports this year.
A cadre of prominent broadcasters including ABC and CBS petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to shut down Aereo, a television streaming service, alleging that Aereo infringes their copyrights and puts their businesses at risk, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
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