A new patent exchange trading rights to intellectual property sees its first major activity, in a $35 million offer of a Philips’ portfolio.
To combat online piracy, the entertainment industry has proposed using malware to track illegal content.
Antigua Set To 'Legalize Piracy'; WTO Gives Approval To Suspend U.S. Copyright, Run Downloading Site
Antigua may be the first nation to have a government-run torrent site, effectively legalizing piracy, with World Trade Organization approval.
China took its history with counterfeits and fakes to a new level when replica buildings and entire towns started showing up.
Facebook Privacy Notice Is Bogus: Why People Shouldn't Be Concerned About New Privacy Settings Policy
Facebook users have been circulating a post claiming to protect their content and information, though the post is bogus.
Tensions between Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA) and Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq: EA) exploded all over again Friday as Zynga mustered an aggressive rejoinder to the copyright-infringement lawsuit filed against it by EA last month.
Betsey Johnson Throws Herself 70th Birthday Bash In Spite Of Bankruptcy; Runway Fashions From The Party [PHOTOS]
Betsey Johnson is known for her outlandish style, so it wasn't too much of a surprise when she threw herself a wild 70th birthday bash on Tuesday night in New York City, the Associated Press reported.
Steve Wozniak, the programmer and computer engineer who helped launch what would later become Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), didn't have the best things to say about his former company when the subject of Apple's recent legal battle with Samsung (KRX:005930) came up, even as he expressed his anticipation for purchasing the new iPhone 5. Speaking to Bloomberg about Wednesday's launch of the highly anticipated iPhone 5 unveiling, Wozniak praised the iPhone 5, but also commented on the recent ...
Bob Lambert, a digital media executive for Disney, died suddenly at his home in Glendale on Friday, his family announced this week. The digital pioneer was 55 when he died of causes unknown at this time.
Eastman Kodak (Pink: EKDKQ) will win court approval to ax more people and sell units, a veteran bankruptcy lawyer said. But it won't get anything near full price for the units as well as for 1,100 patents that interest Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) because of the stain of bankruptcy.
A former high-level General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) executive -- widely considered to be the godfather of the company's foray into electric-vehicle production --struck back Tuesday at the assertion the carmaker might be losing nearly $50,000 on each one of the signature Volt plug-in vehicles the firm has sold so far.
Following reports earlier this week of Apple allowing hackers into its iCloud service, Sony Corportation is facing similar concerns over the security of its data across everything from its mobile-phone business to its new mobile gaming console, the Playstation Vita. In addition to piracy concerns, the new hacks highlight the relative weakness of the PS Vita's performance so far in the gaming market.
In an effort to reduce BitTorrent downloads of shows, ABC will air "Doctor Who" a week early in Australia, streaming on their iView player.
Samsung vowed Tuesday to fight Apple's request to ban U.S. sales of some of its smartphones from U.S. stores following its landmark lawsuit verdict last week.
Asian stock markets mostly ended lower Tuesday as investors await the central bankers' meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyo., to discuss monetary policy later this week.
While Samsung Electronics lost out to Apple in the high profile patent trial, wherein the U.S. court ordered the former to pay $1.05 billion for patent infringements, experts aver that the ongoing partnership among the two companies for supplying components will hold good.
In the wake of the $1.05 billion verdict delivered Friday in the widely watched U.S. intellectual-property case won by Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) and lost by Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (Korea: 005930), Samsung was battered in Korea Exchange trading Monday.
In an epic $1.05 billion verdict Friday in the widely watched intellectual-property case between Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (Korea: 005930), a jury in California decided for Apple and against Samsung on six of seven patent-infringement claims centered on mobile devices.
The jury reached an earlier-than-expected verdict Friday in the Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. et al. case being heard by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, according to multiple media reports.
The drug inhibits cancer-cell growth and is approved in the U.S. for use in treating mesothelioma, caused largely by asbestos exposure, and non-small cell lung cancer cause primarily from smoking cigarettes.
Three websites accused of copyright infringement for allowing the illegal download of Android apps have been taken down. Applanet.net, Appbucket.net and Snappzmarket.com have all been seized by the FBI.
Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq: EA) has removed a controversial promotion from the website for its upcoming military shooter "Medal of Honor: Warfighter" video game to sell branded weapons to the general public.
David Sacks took to Facebook over the weekend to air his grievances about the state of the revered San Franciso Bay Area long assumed to be the centerpiece for innovation within the tech industry, giving a gloomy prediction of the tech industry's future shortly after selling his own company to Microsoft.
The CLO of the direct downloading website RapidShare has made suggestions to the US government on the way they handle online piracy. In a letter to the Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, the CLO suggests the government focus on link sharing websites as opposed to all file sharing outlets.
In a move to assuage employees and customers, Cloud-gaming service provider OnLive has confirmed asset sale and assured continuation of services without interruption.
The Supreme Court will hear final arguments starting this week in a landmark case over drug patents that could change the rules for the country's healthcare sector and potentially curb its global role as a supplier of cut-price generic medicines.
Electronic Arts is "quietly exploring" opportunities for sale to private equity firms, according to a New York Post report. Coming amid weak financial results for EA, the report casts doubt on the company's ability to transition into digital publishing effectively.
The British Home Secretary has warned that a new proposal from the culture secretary to increase Chinese tourism to the U.K. by making it easier to obtain visas poses a national security threat.
Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930) started shipping its $499 Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet in a bid for market share against the iPad from Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company. On of its innovations is an electronic stylus called the S Pen, first unveiled at the International Consumer Electronics Show in January.
EA Games is transforming "Command & Conquer" into a free-to-play multiplayer game, while Zynga revealed plans to publish partnered content being distributed in a more traditional publishing model than the one it pioneered.