By MICHAEL LIEDTKEAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google and major book publishers have settled a lengthy legal battle over digital copyrights, but a bigger dispute still looms with thousands of authors who allege that Google is illegally profiting from their works.
The truce announced T
By EILEEN SULLIVAN and MATT APUZZOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A multibillion-dollar information-sharing program created in the aftermath of 9/11 has improperly collected information about innocent Americans and produced little valuable intelligence on terrorism, a Senate report concludes.
By CHRIS BRUMMITTAssociated Press
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Coca-Cola and Samsung have pulled their advertising from a popular Vietnamese website notorious for providing unlicensed downloads of Western and local songs, in a rare victory against online piracy in a country where it has grown unchecked.
By LISA LEFFAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Gay rights advocates are making plans to get other states to join California in banning psychotherapy aimed at making gay teenagers straight, even as opponents prepared Monday to sue to overturn the first law in the nation to take aim at the practi
By JENNY BARCHFIELD and JULIANA BARBASSAAssociated Press
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Google Inc.'s head of operations in Brazil was detained by the country's federal police Wednesday after the company failed to heed a judge's order to take down YouTube videos that the court ruled violate Bra
By PAUL ELIASAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Neither side in a bitter patent battle is satisfied with Apple Inc.'s $1 billion jury verdict over Samsung Electronics Co. after a three-week trial this summer.
Samsung wants a new trial.
BERLIN (AP) - A German court has dismissed Apple Inc.'s claim that Samsung Electronics and Google Inc.'s Motorola Mobility infringed patents used in touch-screen devices.
The Mannheim state court's ruling Friday follows similar decisions in Britain and the Netherlands.
The ruling can be
By LARRY NEUMEISTERAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - An appeals judge has temporarily allowed enforcement of a law that permits the indefinite detention of people believed to have supported terrorists, despite a judge's claim that it could infringe on First Amendment rights.
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