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NTIA Wants FCC To Make Rules Regarding Cellphone Unlocking

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The NTIA has filed a petition with the FCC which asks them to communicate to carriers a set of proposed rules regarding cellphone unlocking.

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Google in hot water with the EU over Android

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Google are facing anti-trust allegations from French group Fairsearch over the use of Google apps in Android.

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How Google Handles Requests From the Feds

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In the past Google has taken a lot of flak over the amount of data they collect on their users. This would be a goldmine in the wrong hands, which makes us curious how much info Google willing releases to law enforcement. The answer? Apparently Google is pretty tight lipped about what they know about you, unless all the T’s are crossed and the I’s dotted.

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Apple Wins Patent Suite Against HTC

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One of the most handy features on my LG Android smartphone is the ability to look up numbers through the browser, tap them, and have them launch into the phone dialer. While this certainly isn't the most impressive feature on my phone, I still am glad to have it.

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We Want The Source Code

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The legal battles between Apple and Samsung just won't stop. The battle between the two largest tech innovators has crossed continents and oceans even to land in an Australian courtroom. It has been reported that Samsung has recently requested to see Apple's source code for the iPhone 4S firmware.

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Patent Trolling Costs $500 Billion

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Lodsys is a company which purchases potentially great and super broad patents, and it employs these patents to threaten to litigate those who “might be infringing” on them. They do this by searching for a patent, finding out how many people are working on it and then they buy that patent.

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Apple lawsuits against Samsung, etc. are really against Google?

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Well, that's mildly passive aggressive of Steve Jobs, don't you think? By now, you've surely heard about all the patent infringement lawsuits that Apple has launched against companies like Samsung, but it looks like the real target isn't these manufacturers at all: it's Google.

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Understanding all the technological lawsuits these days (Infographic)

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It seems that we hear about a new lawsuit every day and it's getting more and more confusing by the minute. Apple is suing HTC for over 20 different software patents. Kodak is suing Samsung for something about image storage and movie previews.

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