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Aussie court clears Google in deceptive ad case

Australia’s highest court threw out a ruling against Google that had found the Internet giant guilty of breaching trade law by hosting deceptive advertisements.

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Judge rejects Apple’s patent award demands

A federal judge rejected Apple Inc.’s demand to increase the $1.05 billion in damages a jury ordered Samsung Electronics Inc. to pay its fiercest rival in the smartphone market.

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Google expands North Korea map coverage

Google has puts its first detailed maps online of North Korea, a country that has so far been mostly blank on the search giant’s popular Maps website.

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Indicted Megaupload founder opens new sharing site

Indicted Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom launched a new file-sharing website that promises users greater privacy.

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Apple Makes an Apology to Samsung by Not Really Making an Apology

Apple lost a patent infringement case it filed in a UK court against Samsung, and the judge ordered that the company issue an apology to Samsung. Apple finally complied after losing in appeal, but the apology page was not what everyone expected.

Ethnic minority delegates look at a photo taken with a smartphone in Beijing in this 2012 file photo. CINC says mobile Internet access has overtaken desktop access in China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Mobile Overtakes Desktop Internet in China

According to an abstract of a report published by the China Internet Network Information Center, mobile phone has become # 1 internet access terminal in China.

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Thailand Sells 3G Mobile Licenses After Long Delay

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has taken a step toward catching up with neighboring countries in mobile communications technology after holding a long delayed auction for 3G licenses. Three bidders — subsidiaries of Advanced…

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Softbank to Buy 70% of Sprint for $20.1B

NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint dug a hole for itself when it bought Nextel in 2005 in one of the worst deals in telecom history. Now, a deep-pocketed friend from overseas could help…

Megaupload.com employees were arrested earlier this year for alleged fraud. Now the New Zealand government has apologized for illegal spying. (AP)

New Zealand Agency Illegally Spied on Kim Dotcom

A New Zealand spying agency apologizes after acknowledging it broke the law by spying on Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom.

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Google Accused of Blocking Alibaba-Powered Handset

Alibaba has blamed Google for blocking the launch of a smartphone powered by the Chinese firm’s operating system.

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