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Apple wins patent trial against Pendrell subsidiary

As of 11/23/15 11:14 AM
MARSHALL, TEXAS - A U.S. jury on Friday found Apple Inc. did not infringe five antipiracy patents owned by a Pendrell Corp. subsidiary at trial in a Texas federal court. Full article

Facebook says it froze user named Isis by mistake

As of 11/19/15 11:05 AM
NEW YORK - Facebook Inc said it erroneously disabled the personal account of a user named Isis Anchalee for about a day, an action the user claims was due to her name being spelt the same as the acronym used for the Islamic State extremist group. Full article

Facebook sets up safety check for Paris friends

As of 11/14/15 9:22 AM
SAN FRANCISCO, United States - Facebook launched a check-in feature to let people know that friends in Paris were safe after a series of bombings and shootings in the French capital killed at least 120 people on Friday. Full article

Uber rival GrabTaxi plans carpooling service in Singapore

As of 11/11/15 5:13 PM
SINGAPORE - Ride-hailing app GrabTaxi, which competes with Uber Technologies Inc. in southeast Asia, is planning to launch a carpooling service in Singapore, one of the most expensive cities in the world to own a car. Full article

Facebook to appeal Belgian ruling ordering it to stop tracking non-users

As of 11/10/15 10:10 AM
BRUSSELS - Facebook said on Monday it would appeal a court ruling ordering it to stop tracking the online activities of non-Facebook users in Belgium who visit Facebook pages, or face a 250,000 euro ($269,000) daily fine.
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YouTube to support virtual reality video on its app

As of 11/06/15 1:42 PM
SAN FRANCISCO - YouTube announced two new features Thursday for its Android app that expand the video site's use of virtual reality, giving the new technology its biggest platform yet. Full article

Google aims to begin drone package deliveries in 2017

As of 11/03/15 12:14 PM
WASHINGTON - Internet giant Alphabet Inc., the new holding company for Google, expects to begin delivering packages to consumers via drones sometime in 2017, the executive in charge of its drone effort said on Monday. Full article

Etihad Airways partners with Adobe for cloud solutions

As of 10/29/15 3:42 PM
MANILA - Etihad Airways has entered into a partnership with Adobe to roll out a range of cloud solutions. Full article

Samsung unveils $9.9-B buyback as Q3 profit rebounds

As of 10/29/15 3:37 PM
SEOUL - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday unveiled a 11.3 trillion won ($9.9 billion) share buyback after reporting its first on-year profit growth in two years thanks to strong component sales, pushing its shares sharply higher. Full article

Twitter seeks to improve relations with advertisers, developers

As of 10/22/15 10:42 AM
In his second public appearance since being named Twitter Inc's permanent chief executive earlier this month, Jack Dorsey on Wednesday apologized to the developers who work with the social media company to create apps. Full article