Archive for category: law

Forbes: Oculus VR Responds Comprehensively To Zenimax Legal Letters
/ May 5, 2014 12:06 pm
Forbes: Oculus VR Responds Comprehensively To Zenimax Legal Letters

OculusHere's an excerpt from Forbes' detailed coverage, and a link to the full report, of the claim by Zenimax first made public last week that Oculus VR made the Oculus Rift using ZeniMax's intellectual property and the response by Oculus . Read More

Pandora Shares Fall on Q1 Results
/ April 25, 2014 5:00 pm
Pandora Shares Fall on Q1 Results

CNET reports that Pandora Media, the operator of the Web's top radio service, Thursday reported a narrower-than-expected loss in the first quarter, but shares still plunged as the company's outlook for the current quarter again disappointed. . Read More

Google Leads Top Tech and Telecom Firms in Q1 Lobbying Spending
/ April 24, 2014 4:15 pm
Google Leads Top Tech and Telecom Firms in Q1 Lobbying Spending

Google spent $3.8 million lobbying federal lawmakers and regulators during the first quarter, making it the top spender among 15 technology and telecommunications companies analyzed by public interest group Consumer Watchdog, based on lobbying disclosure forms. The Mountain View-based search giant's figure was 14% hire than the same period a year ago. . Read More

CNN: Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Aereo Case (w/PDF of Transcript)
/ April 22, 2014 5:48 pm
CNN: Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Aereo Case (w/PDF of Transcript)

Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., et al. v. Aereo, Inc., the outcome of which could determine the future of broadcast and streaming television. . Read More

Survey: 18% of Internet Users Have Had Personal Information Stolen Online
/ April 14, 2014 4:13 pm
Survey: 18% of Internet Users Have Had Personal Information Stolen Online

Eighteen percent of U.S. Internet users have had important personal information, such as Social Security numbers and credit card and bank account information, stolen as a result of their online activities, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center's Internet Project. . Read More

Google and TiVo to Present at “CES on the Hill”
/ April 11, 2014 2:58 pm
Google and TiVo to Present at “CES on the Hill”

Google and TiVo, will be among 20 main presenters at the Consumer Electronics Association's "CES on the Hill" event, which lets Washington lawmakers meet with technology companies and try products at the center of policy debates. Read More

Former MP3Tunes Chief Hit With Estimated $41 Million Copyright Verdict
/ March 27, 2014 4:11 pm
Former MP3Tunes Chief Hit With Estimated $41 Million Copyright Verdict

Former MP3Tunes CEO Michael Robertson was found liable for copyright infringement based on copyrights owned by record companies and music publishers once part of EMI Group Ltd. While the exact amount of the damages awarded is unknown, Luke Platzer, a lawyer for EMI, estimated the cost at $41 million. . Read More

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