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DOJ announces three e-book settlements, but not with Apple

E-book publishers Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster have settled allegations of e-book price fixing. Three other companies, including Apple, will square off against the Justice Department in court.

By Apr. 11, 2012

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Oscar winner '12 Years a Slave' sees illegal downloads triple

One of the side effects of winning an Academy Award for best picture is experiencing an uptick in piracy.

By Mar. 4, 2014

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House passes bill aimed at curbing patent troll lawsuits

Innovation Act aims to discourage frivolous lawsuits by creating new requirements plaintiffs must meet to file patent infringement lawsuits.

By Dec. 5, 2013

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Intellectual Ventures patent suit against Google ends in mistrial

Federal judge's decision comes after the jury was unable to reach a verdict on whether Motorola Mobility infringed on the patent-holding company's portfolio.

By Feb. 5, 2014

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E-book junkie? Amazon may have some money for you

The e-tailer posts an FAQ about a credit that could come to you as a result of legal settlements between three publishers and the Justice Department. Not everyone's eligible though.

By Oct. 13, 2012

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TiVo reportedly lays off much of its hardware team

DVR maker has laid off "most" of its hardware engineers, according to Wired, but a spokesperson denies that the company is getting out of the hardware business.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Stephen Hawking: In 50 years, we'll be living on the moon

It seems as if this century will be the real Space Age, according to the famed physicist.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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EA to drop NCAA Football next year after lawsuit settlement

Former college athletes sued the game maker, accusing it of using their likenesses without their permission.

By Sep. 26, 2013

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Penguin settles DOJ lawsuit over alleged e-book price-fixing

Antitrust lawsuit accused Apple and five book publishers of conspiring to artificially hike prices. Now all but Apple and Macmillan have settled.

By Dec. 18, 2012