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Google fires back at celeb photo threat, claims decisive action taken

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 11:12
Google has responded to the letter threatening legal action should Google not purge the Internet of stolen, and sometimes intimate, photos of celebrities. The search engine has denied that it is intentionally profiting on the scandal, and instead has acted quickly and appropriately to takedown requests by removing "tens of thousands" of images from Google search results....

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Disney axes two Star Wars mobile titles, both less than a year old

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 10:40
Star Wars intellectual property owner Disney has suddenly discontinued two iOS apps, one of which was only released this year. Disney has pulled Tiny Death Star as well as Star Wars Assault Team from Google Play and the iOS App Store, with no warning to those with a financial stake in the arrangement....

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Microsoft patent lawsuit against Samsung unsealed, $1B paid annually

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 08:21
Microsoft's smartphone patent lawsuit from August was unsealed, showing that Samsung has paid the company over $1 billion in royalties on patents used in Android for just the second year of the agreement, but still owes $6.9 million in unpaid interest. Microsoft claims that Samsung initially ceased making royalty payments, then paid late and refused to pay interest, with Samsung claiming that the buy of Nokia invalidated patent licensing agreements that the pair had signed....

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States launching independent investigation of JP Morgan Chase hack

Sat, 10/04/2014 - 07:59
Despite JP Morgan Chase claiming that it isn't seeing enhanced fraud activity, two states have launched an investigation of the event that caused the reveal of 76 million household's information, with the promise of more to come. A recent regulatory filing showed the leak, with customers' names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses stolen -- the bank, however, claims no financial information was stolen....

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