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MegaUpload slapped with suit by six major Hollywood studios

The MPAA says the now-defunct file-sharing site should pay millions because it allegedly infringed on copyrighted movies and TV shows, while encouraging others to do the same.

By April 7, 2014

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France slaps Google with fine, remedial measure

Google gets hit with the largest fine ever levied by French privacy regulatory group CNIL, which tacked on a bit of humiliation for the company in the process.

By January 8, 2014

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Japan's Iosys clones the iPhone 5C, slaps on Android

What's the next best thing to a real iPhone 5C? Japan's Iosys believes it's an iPhone 5C look-alike running Android.

By December 18, 2013

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NSA slapped malware on 50,000+ networks, says report

The US National Security Agency placed malicious software on more than 50,000 computer networks around the world, says a report based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

By November 23, 2013

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Nokia slaps Apple with backhander during iPhone event

Nokia takes a look at the colorful iPhone 5C and sees, well, itself. It has to tweet what it sees. Then its UK arm decides to mock the gold 5S.

By September 10, 2013

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Google slapped with lawsuit over man's salacious images

Former Formula One racing head Max Mosley has requested that images of him at a sex party be removed from the search engine.

By September 5, 2013

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Apple slapped with lawsuit over mandatory employee bag checks

After allegedly being made to stand in line for "required but uncompensated security checks," former retail store employees sue the iPhone-maker for dozens of hours of unpaid wages.

By July 29, 2013

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Apple slapped with Russian Railways trademark suit

The Russian company alleges trademark infringement in Apple's online store.

By January 15, 2013

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iGrip: Slap that phone on your bike handle and e-mail on the go

A German gadget maker is at CES 2013, aiming to land U.S. retail partners to sell holders for phones and tablets. It showed its products at CES Unveiled.

By January 6, 2013

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Morgan gets slap on wrist over botched Facebook IPO

Company, which was lead underwriter in Facebook offering, fined $5 million by state of Massachusetts.

By December 17, 2012