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The legal mumbo jumbo on popular mobile apps can take over 24 hours to read

Have you ever been turned off by the lengthy “terms and conditions” and privacy policies of mobile apps and other online services?


Does the iPhone need a ‘panic button’?

A new ‘panic mode’ for your iPhone might help keep your data more secure. And with the current legal decisions regarding Touch ID, this iOS feature is now vital.

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Eric Schmidt plays good defense at the Oracle-Google trial

Eric Schmidt took the witness stand Tuesday in Oracle’s copyright infringement lawsuit against Google, and he gave little ground during some tense exchanges with Oracle’s attorney.

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Google and Microsoft agree to end regulatory battles

Google and Microsoft have agreed to end a long-running regulatory battle and will stop complaining to government agencies about each other.

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Europe charges Google over Android licensing conditions

The European Commission has alleged demands by Google on phone makers regarding its Android operating system are anti-competitive.

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Europe files antitrust charges against Google over Android's licensing requirements

The European Commission on Wednesday made new antitrust charges against Google, alleging that the company foisted its search application and the Chrome browser on Android smartphones makers as a condition to license its other apps and...


Tim Cook comments on iPhone data privacy and security

A day before Apple lawyers will meet the FBI in court in Southern California, Tim Cook pledges to uphold the privacy of users


Obama on encryption: There must be a compromise

Speaking at SXSW in Austin, Texas, President Obama argues that the tech community can't afford an isolationist position and must help debate the merits of unbreakable encryption.

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Why can't the FBI unlock that iPhone?

The current legal maelstrom between Apple and the FBI was started by the "Erase Data" feature. This is what would happen if Apple were to get rid of it.


US Customs is seizing thousands of hoverboards

In the last few months, US customs officers have seized thousands of counterfeit and potentially dangerous hoverboards

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Apple convinces U.S. court to ban Samsung phones in patent dispute, but only old ones

A federal court in California has banned the sale in the U.S. of Samsung smartphones that have features that infringe three patents owned by Apple.


US plans to spend $4B on self-driving car research

The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that President Obama will ask for $4 billion in his budget for 10 years of research into self-driving cars and their safety.


Dell buys EMC, Twitter cuts staff, 4K video in space - The Wrap

Dell buys EMC in one of the biggest tech aquisitions ever, Apple's A7 chip infringes on a patent and astronauts shoot 4K video in space.

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Microsoft, Google bury the hatchet with global patent deal

Google and Microsoft have put a bunch of lawsuits behind them with a legal settlement affecting around 20 outstanding patent infringement lawsuits between the two companies in both the U.S. and Germany.

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Google's Android deals could invite U.S. antitrust scrutiny

A joint DOJ-FTC investigation of Google's Android licensing deals may be in the offing.

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Apple, Samsung battle to the end over damages payment

It may take some time for Apple to see any damages from its patent infringement dispute against Samsung Electronics.

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Oracle tries to beef up copyright case against Android

Google's mobile OS has come to 'permeate the fabric of our society,' Oracle says

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Samsung faces lawsuit in China over bloatware on phones

The Shanghai Consumer Council is demanding that Samsung make the bloatware removable.

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