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James Bond, sorry, Dyson, caught up in spy scandal
With the new James Bond movie, Skyfall, due to open in British theaters tomorrow, another spy is stealing all the attention in the murky but glamorous world of vacuum cleaners.
Is Apple becoming Compaq? The Big Bang launch problem
I watched the Big Bang launch that Apple pulled off earlier this week with both excitement and trepidation.
Barnes & Noble credit card data was stolen
Barnes & Noble is playing damage control after a large amount of credit card data appears to have been stolen from dozens of storms.
Yelp buys Germany's Qype in $50 million deal
Online reviews site Yelp is to buy its biggest rival in Europe, Qype, to boost its business abroad.
Patent office changes mind about crucial Apple patent
The US Patent and Trademark Office has reviewed one of the Apple patents that led to a $1.05 billion ruling against Samsung - and decided that it isn't valid after all.
The French fight with Google
Recently Google has been having a bit of a tiff with the French government. French politicians claim that Google is making a profit from the content that was created by French companies.
Pair sues Apple over iPhone locking
Two iPhone users have filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, claiming that it's violating anti-trust laws by locking the phones to AT&T.
Google threatens to kick French media out of search
Google's threatening to cut French media from its search results, in response to a proposed law that would require it to pay for articles that appear in results.
Apple loses appeal over Samsung design
Apple's lost its appeal over a UK ruling that Samsung's Galaxy tablet doesn't infringe its registered design for the iPad - a decision that is valid in the whole of Europe.
Foxconn admits using underage labor
Foxconn's admittted hiring interns as young as 14, after repeatedly denying it was doing anything of the sort.
UFO hacker saved from extradition
The British home secretary, Theresa May, has announced that computer hacker Gary McKinnon won't be extradited to the US on human rights grounds.
Apple hires doctoral search guru for Siri
Apple really wants to beef up its voice recognition platform.
Massive ebook price-fixing suit leads to settlement
If you are an avid ebook user, chances are you are in for a nice little surprise.
MetroPCS shareholders attempt to block T-Mobile merger
MetroPCS shareholders have filed a lawsuit attempting to block the company's merger with T-Mobile USA, claiming that MetroPCS's board members are simply trying to line their own pockets.
In defense of Microsoft Windows 8
A lot of folks appear to be pounding on Microsoft Windows 8 this month. Then again, I suppose this is somewhat par for the course when such a far-reaching new platform appears on the uber-opinionated tech scene.
AT&T may begin six-strike piracy plan next month
AT&T could very well be the first Internet service provider to begin what is being called the "six strikes" anti-piracy campaign.
Google faces double whammy from FTC and EU
Samsung responds to Nexus ban overturn
Samsung has issued a formal response to a judge's decision to overturn a ban on the Galaxy Nexus phone.
Nexus sales ban overturned
The US Court of Appeals has overturned the ban on sales of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus phone, saying the California court that imposed it had 'abused its discretion'.
Japan's Softbank plans big stake in Sprint
Japan's Softbank is considering taking a large stake in Sprint Nextel, in a deal which could revive the struggling carrier's fortunes - and increase competition in a market dominated by Verizon and AT&T.