Judge denies Apple a retrial in Smartflash suit, but upholds decision to toss $533M damages against Apple

A Texas federal judge has refused to grant Apple a new trial in its fight against a Smartflash patent infringement lawsuit, but simultaneously declined to reconsider a decision to toss $532.9 million in damages that were originally awarded to Smartflash.

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Supreme Court won’t hear Google’s appeal in Java API case

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The Supreme Court has refused to hear Google’s appeal in its ongoing fight with Oracle. Now the fight over Java will head to a lower court to determine if Google’s infringement is characterized as fair use.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/209073-supreme-court-wont-hear-googles-appeal-in-java-api-case

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Dog owner slapped with $65K lawsuit over negative Yelp, Angie's List reviews

“In a nutshell, the services delivered were not as advertised and the owner refused a refund.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/03/26/dog-owner-slapped-with-65k-lawsuit-over-negative-yelp-angie-list-reviews/

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Yahoo says it faced $250,000-a-day fine for opposing NSA data demand

Yahoo said Thursday that the US government threatened it with a $250,000-a-day fine if it refused to supply the National Security Agency (NSA) with user data for its controversial PRISM surveillance program. 

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/12/yahoo-says-it-faced-250000-day-govt-fine-for-opposing-nsa-data-demand/

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