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ITC: Apple gets narrow victory in HTC patent case – IT World

December 19, 2011, 6:03 PM — Apple has won a minor victory in the ongoing patent wars today, after the International Trade Commission ruled that Taiwan hardware maker HTC violated two of Apple’s patents. The win may be short lived, … Continue reading

OFFICIAL: Samsung Beats Apple To No. 1 Phone OZ – ChannelNews

This comes as Android has also trounced iOS as the top platform in Australia in Q3 – the green man now accounts for almost half (49%) of all smartphones here – leaving Apple trailing with 36%. Samsung, the makers of … Continue reading

Apple wins limited ruling in important Android patent suit

Not the knockout blow Steve Jobs sought; Google has until April to find a workaround Apple (AAPL) has won a partial victory in an intellectual property case that Steve Jobs had famously vowed to fight to his “last dying breath.” … Continue reading

This Is Why You Were Friended or Unfriended [STUDY]

While some Internet interactions are online-only relationships, the most common reason we add friends on Facebook is because we know people in real life. According to recent research from NM Incite, for 82% of Facebook users, knowing someone offline is … Continue reading

Lady Gaga’s Facebook fans hit by free iPad scam – msnbc.com

UPDATE: Monday, Lady Gaga’s Twitter account was hacked to promote this scam. See below. When Lady Gaga speaks, her millions of die-hard “little monsters” listen. So when a message appeared on the pop icon’s official Facebook page this morning offering … Continue reading

The AT&T T-Mobile Deal Is Officially Dead

AT&T said today it was abandoning its plan to acquire T-Mobile. In a statement, AT&T said it had agreed with Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile’s owner to end its bid to buy the company for $39 billion. AT&T said it had thoroughly … Continue reading

Cornell Wins Bid for New York City Tech Campus

Cornell University has been chosen by New York City to build a technology campus on Roosevelt Island with a grant of city-owned land and $100 million. The campus Cornell proposed will occupy 2.1 million square feet, accommodate up to 2,500 … Continue reading

Who’s Tweeting About Holiday Travel? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Traveling this holiday season? Whether it’s by train, plane or automobile, you’re not alone. Twitter is abuzz with more than just complaints about flight delays, lengthy layovers and traffic jams — many of you are also tweeting about your travel … Continue reading

Rebecca Black tops Apple in annual Google search ranking list (video) – Salt Lake Tribune

Apple dominated the list of top technology search in the U.S. Its iCloud, the Web storage system, was No. 1, followed by OSX Lion, the operating system. Debt ceiling was No. 1 for economic issues in the U.S, followed by … Continue reading

Flirting With Danger: More Drivers Texting on the Road Than Ever

Despite various state law bans and nationwide awareness campaigns to prevent texting from behind the wheel, the amount of people texting while driving is actually on the rise, a new study suggests. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration … Continue reading