Ikea, the Swedish store known for its affordable DIY home furnishing, is branching into a new arena: the hotel business.
The Pirate Bay could be facing harsh regulations from advertisers after its arch-enemies, the Motion Picture Association of America and the Recording Industry Association of America, submitted suggestions for new online piracy policies to Victoria Espinel, intellectual property enforcement coordinator.
The late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch has prohibited the use of his music, image or "artistic property" for the purposes of advertising, according to his recently filed will.
Microsoft has entered into an intellectual property (IP) licensing agreement with Sharp to use the latest Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT), a modern file system that facilitates large files for audiovisual media and enables seamless data portability for an easy interchange of files between desktop PCs and other electronic devices.
The past week was not kind to billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook Inc. Capping it all was word that Zuckerberg had lost his place among the 10 richest technology billionaires, at least temporarily. How can Zuckerberg climb his way back to the top?
Remember ‘Three’s Company’? The Anodyne Sitcom's Stage Parody Is Somehow At The Center Of A Battle Over Fair Use
On opening night, producers of "3C" received a cease-and-desist letter from Kenyon & Kenyon, the law firm representing DLT Entertainment, the distribution company for the popular 1977-1984 ABC sitcom "Three's Company." Charging that playwright David Adjmi had infringed on its copyright, DLT demanded that the playwright cease further performances.
Jury selection is due to begin on Monday in the United States in a high stakes patent battle between Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS), the culmination of over a year of pretrial jousting with billions of dollars in the balance.
The Galaxy Tab 7.7 will not be sold in the European Union after courts ruled that the Samsung tablet bears too much resemblance to the Apple iPad. This ruling comes at poor time for Samsung, as Apples iPad Mini and iPhone 5 rumors create buzz on the internet.
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Release Date Set, Will It Help Blizzard Recover From Diablo III's Sloppy Launch?
After a controversial launch of Diablo III, Blizzard is turning its attention back to World of Warcraft this fall with the release of Mists of Pandaria officially set for September 25. But is the new expansion enough to help the company recover from its recent blunders?
EA Removes 'Rock Band' Games From iOS App Store: What Does This Mean For The Future Of Harmonix and Dance Central?
Harmonix Music Systems, the developers of the popular music videogame franchises Rock Band and, more recently, Dance Central, is officially ending it's licensing agreement with its publisher EA Games, leading many to wonder what the future holds for the company in light of its renewed success with dancing games.
A Romney spokesperson told the Washington Post that the clip clearly falls under fair use, a provision in intellectual property law that permits limited use of copyrighted material for the purposes of criticism and commentary.
Apple Sent Takedown Letters To Retailers Demanding Removal Of Galaxy Nexus, Galaxy Tab 10.1, Samsung Filings Revealed
At a time when the fight between Apple and Samsung over the sales ban on Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the U.S. is creating much buzz around the tech world, FOSS Patents has stumbled upon some documents, which reveal just how aggressively forthright the iPhone-maker has been even with retailers selling the objectionable devices in the country.
BlackBerry developer Research in Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM) values its intellectual property at $3.37 billion, or nearly 85 percent of the value of the entire company.
The Indian government has taken a major step toward its ambitious vision of achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by initiating a $5.4-billion plan that would allow the government sector doctors to prescribe generic drugs to the patients free of cost.
The smartphone phenomenon has found its latest suitor in Amazon. Following the footsteps of Apple, mobile handset manufacturers, including giants such as Nokia, Samsung and HTC, forayed into the high technology market and witnessed significant change of fortunes. Now, the segment has attracted a new contender with Amazon's reported entry into the market.
From city hospitals to tiny rural clinics, India's public doctors will soon be able to prescribe free generic drugs to all comers, vastly expanding access to medicine in a country where public spending on health was just $4.50 per person last year.
The European Parliament rejected Wednesday the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, an international treaty that aims to standardize intellectual property and copyright enforcement efforts digitally and physically across signatory countries.
Bankrupt Eastman Kodak (Pink: EKDKQ), the imaging giant, got its biggest boost in months after the judge overseeing its case approved the sale of as many as 1,100 patents.
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) scored its second major win of the week over Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (Korea: 005930) in intellectual-property litigation on Friday, as Apple was granted a court order blocking U.S. sales of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus smartphone.
U.S. trade officials on Thursday told a Republican lawmaker at the center of a legal fight with the Obama administration he cannot sit in on trade talks next week in San Diego between the United States and other countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, has posted a $2.6 million bond with a U.S. district court to enforce an injunction against its supplier and rival Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930).
After a failed attempt to ban the Samsung Galaxy S3's sales in the U.S., Apple finally has managed to stop sales of its South Korean rival's Galaxy Tab 10.1, deemed by many as the top contender to the iPad.
Apple wants to protect us from Big Brother, and it has invented a useful clone making technology to do so. The patent, which is designed to throw government agencies and businesses off the scent of individual, private citizens, describes a unique method to help users keep their personal information hidden in cyberspace by creating false clones of personal information, which are stored and executed via your iCloud ID.
Asserting the importance of cash and intellectual property to implement the proposed measures for a sustainable economy, a senior Brazilian negotiator warned against using Europe's financial crisis as an excuse for inaction and underfunding at the Rio+20 conference in Brazil Thursday.
Beware! ?Facebook Privacy Notice? Is Another Viral Hoax Like Charging Users And ?Invitation Facebook?
In September, users of Facebook nearly blew a gasket when rumors spread that the social network would begin charging users to access the website. Before that, it was a virus called Invitation Facebook that if opened would wipe your hard drive clean. Now, a new hoax dubbed the Facebook Privacy Notice was virally passed on social media this week, warning that Facebook's new status as a publically traded company can infringe privacy for users of the social network...unless o...
Steve Jobs gave a lot of juicy quotes before he died, and Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has failed to keep some of them out of an upcoming patent trial against Google's (GOOG.O) Motorola Mobility unit, according to a court ruling.
American military machines are endangered by phony components from China. No one has been hurt yet as a result, but solving the problem will be a herculean task.
Google Inc's Android mobile platform has not infringed Oracle Corp's patents, a California jury decided, putting an indefinite hold on Oracle's quest for damages in a legal fight between the two Silicon Valley giants over smartphone technology.
In 2010 Microsoft filed a lawsuit against Motorola over patent fees for Xbox 360 technology. The phone manufacturer then countered with a lawsuit against Microsoft that could affect Xbox 360 sales in the United States.
China's Alibaba Group and Yahoo confirmed Sunday night they have reached an agreement that will allow the two online media giants to eventually go their own ways. Alibaba initially will pay an estimated $7.1 billion in cash and preferred stock to Yahoo.