Apple and the U.S. Department of Justice wrapped up their arguments in a lawsuit claiming Apple led publishers to help it fix prices on e-books. Check out the closing statement slides here.
Facebook is reportedly talking with the DOJ and FBI in order to get permission to publish data requests associated with national security.
While Google and Waze prepare to come together, Consumer Watchdog is urging the FTC and DOJ to stop the sale lest the two create a maps monopoly.
The Department of Justice will likely investigate who is behind the leaks of two National Security Agency documents made public this week.
The Department of Justice, once worried about the implications of a Sprint-Softbank buyout on national safety, has pushed the deal through to the FCC for final approval.
Presumption of innocence is a fundamental component of law in many nations, including Canada, France, Russia, and yes, even, yes, the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is not however, enshrined in the constitution of the United States of America.
“Apple has not ‘conspired’ with anyone, was not aware of any alleged ‘conspiracy’ by others, and never fixed prices,” the company stated in a reply to the suit.
“It’s a f*cking ludicrous charge,” Auernheimer told me this morning from New Jersey. “The FBI has tried to frame me for terrorism five times, and by their own admission they’ve been surveilling me since I was 15 years old.”
Federal Communications Committee has approved a deal that will see Verizon purchase a portion of wireless spectrum from a handful of big cable television providers.
Watch out, pirates sailing the mobile seas, law enforcement is paying attention to more than just illegal downloads of music and movies. The Department of Justice took down three websites yesterday that were illegally selling copyrighted Android applications.
Verizon may be close to sealing its spectrum deal with major cable companies, say sources close to the company’s negotiations with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission.
Pop star Will.i.am endorsing MegaUpload
Question: What costs over $4 billion and a coveted slice of wireless spectrum? Answer: The stipulation included in AT&T’s bid to purchase rival carrier T-Mobile USA in the event the sale doesn’t go through.
The Department of Justice on Friday gave the go-ahead to Apple and Intel to bid on Nortel’s highly valued patent portfolio. The two high-profile firms follow Google as potential bidders.
Internet video chat company Skype confirmed on Monday that eight executives have left the company following Microsoft’s huge $8.5 billion buyout offer in May. The company did not say whether the executives were laid off or resigned, but Bloomberg suggests they were fired. Bloomberg, however, did not mention any grounds for firing.