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Samsung Signs Cross-Licensing Deal With Ericsson

01/27/2014, Back in 2012, Ericsson filed a lawsuit against Samsung claiming patent infringement. This lawsuit was then followed up by a request for an import ban against Samsung’s products, adding more legal trouble for Samsung who was at that time battling against...

US Cable Companies Sue The Rockstar Patent Consortium

01/22/2014, For those unfamiliar with the Rockstar patent consortium, they are basically a group of tech companies that have joined forces to buy Nortel’s patents from a while ago. The companies that are part of the consortium include big names such as Apple,...

Ukraine Government Broadcasts Ominous Text Message To Protestors

01/22/2014, Taking part in a riot or protest can be dangerous as police might target you even if you were just standing there peacefully. However there is also the chance that no one will recognize you, given that some protests do consists of tens of thousands of...

Court Dismisses Google Glass Driving Ticket

01/16/2014, Is driving while wearing Google Glass the same as driving while using a phone? Apparently the police officer who pulled Cecilia Abadie over last year seemed to think so and gave her a ticket. Naturally she did not think she was in the wrong and pleaded...

FTC Commissioner Disagrees With FTC’s Decision To Punish Apple

01/16/2014, In-app purchases are fine if you know what you’re doing and what you’re buying. However children might not necessarily know that they are spending money, or might not think that purchasing something at $0.99 100 times will amount to a lot of money,...

Federal Court Strikes Down FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

01/14/2014, intWhen AT&T announced their Sponsored Data program, many were wondering how it might affect net neutrality. In fact the FCC announced that they would be keeping a close eye on the carrier and respond if they were found to be in violation, but as it...

Man Shot To Death For Texting In The Cinema

01/14/2014, Nobody likes it when someone answers a phone call in a movie, especially when the offender does not have the courtesy of turning their cellphones off or putting it to silent. Even more distracting is when you’re trying to watch a movie but the person...