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Microsoft gets upper hand in first Google patent trial

Microsoft gets upper hand Microsoft has come out on top in the first of two patent trials versus Google’s Motorola Mobility unit on Thursday, as a federal judge in Seattle ruled largely in its favor. U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle said Microsoft owed only a fraction of the royalties Motorola had claimed for use of its technology in …

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Assange: Britain loyal to U.S. in NSA leaker case

Britain loyal to U.S. in NSA leaker case Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said on Friday that Britain had prevented NSA leaker Edward Snowden from flying to London out of loyalty to its ally, the United States.   In an interview given to Reuters and others ahead of the first anniversary of his seeking refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, …

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Huawei CEO: Next boss won’t come from my family

Huawei CEO: Next boss Telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies won’t be a family-run business for long. In a letter sent to employees on Sunday and obtained by Reuters, Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei said that no one in his family will succeed him because he doesn’t believe any relatives have all of the personal qualities necessary to effectively lead …

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Pacemaker hack can kill via laptop

Pacemaker Pacemakers from several manufacturers can be commanded to deliver a deadly, 830-volt shock from someone on a laptop up to 50 feet away, the result of poor software programming by medical device companies. The new research comes from Barnaby Jack of security vendor IOActive, known for his analysis of other medical equipment such as insulin-delivering devices. Jack, who spoke …

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Windows RT Is Too Important to Die Off

Windows RT Before¬†Windows RT Before he went to the mat and¬†declared Microsoft’s Windows RT-based Surface tablet dead on arrival, my colleague and PCMag’s lead mobile analyst, Sascha Segan, sent a copy of his column to our editorial staff and dared anyone to dispute him. Guess I’ll have to take up that challenge. But first, I have to say that it’s …

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