Apple, Samsung Drafted ‘Memorandum Of Understanding’ In February Before Talks Cooled, Says New Report
Jul21

Apple, Samsung Drafted ‘Memorandum Of Understanding’ In February Before Talks Cooled, Says New Report

Apple and Samsung have continued with talks about settlement, even coming to a point in February where the rivals and business partners drafted a “memorandum of understanding” before discussions cooled, a new report reveals. In Wall Street Journal report based on heavily-redacted documents from the U.S. International Trade Commission, it was revealed that talks between Apple and Samsung ramped up after a jury in California awarded...

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7 Saudi Activists Jailed After Calling For Protests Over Facebook
Jun30

7 Saudi Activists Jailed After Calling For Protests Over Facebook

Seven activists were jailed by Saudi Arabia recently after using Facebook to call on people to partake in protests. According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), these activists from the Eastern Province of the country were sentenced to prison terms ranging from five to up to 10 years. In a statement, HRW Deputy Middle East Director Joe Stork said that “Sending people off to years in prison for peaceful Facebook posts sends a strong message...

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Judge Green-lights Case Against Facebook Over ‘Timeline’ Feature
Apr03

Judge Green-lights Case Against Facebook Over ‘Timeline’ Feature

A U.S. federal judge has given a Chicago company the go-ahead to sue Facebook over its use of “timeline”. The company, which itself is called Timelines, sued Facebook soon after the world’s largest social networking site launched its “Facebook Timeline” feature. In a 23-page ruling, U.S. District Judge John Darrah said that Timelines can sue Facebook over its “timeline” trademark even though Facebook thinks the word is too generic to...

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Judge Suggests Dismissal of Ceglia Facebook Lawsuit
Mar28

Judge Suggests Dismissal of Ceglia Facebook Lawsuit

Paul Ceglia’s fight for a large stake in Facebook may soon be nearing its end as a federal judge has proposed that his lawsuit against the world’s largest social network be dismissed. The recommendation came from U.S. Magistrate Judge Leslie Foschio on Tuesday, according to a report from Reuters. Ceglia has been claiming he owns half of Facebook based on a transaction between him and Facebook cofounder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2003....

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Twitter Faces $50Mn Lawsuit In France
Mar27

Twitter Faces $50Mn Lawsuit In France

Twitter, the world’s most beloved microblogging service, is facing a $50-million criminal lawsuit in France as a consequence of its resistance to handing over personal user data to the French government. According to the groups which have filed the lawsuit, they have asked for $50 million because Twitter seems to be acting with impunity. Back in January, a French court ordered Twitter to give authorities in the country personal user...

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