Stories tagged: Technology law and ethics
Tue., Dec. 18, 2012, 12:26 a.m.
Judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge late Monday rejected Apple Inc.’s demands that its chief rival in the more than $100 billion global smartphone market cease selling models a …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2012, 3:47 p.m.
Senate takes step toward banning stalking software
WASHINGTON (AP) — A loophole that permits software companies to sell cyberstalking apps that operate secretly on cellphones could soon be closed by Congress. The software is popular among jealous …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2012, 12:17 a.m.
Senate legislation targets cyberstalking software
WASHINGTON (AP) — For around $50, a jealous wife or husband can download software that can continuously track the whereabouts of a spouse better than any private detective. It’s frighteningly …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012, 1:11 a.m.
Tech titans renew legal battle over smartphones
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The epic $1 billion patent fight between the world’s top two smartphone makers resumes Thursday in a federal courtroom when Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Corp. …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2012, 12:48 p.m.
Couple convicted of stealing GM trade secrets
DETROIT (AP) — A former General Motors engineer with access to the automaker’s hybrid technology was convicted Friday along with her husband of stealing trade secrets for possible use in …
Wed., Oct. 3, 2012, 12:26 p.m.
US: Immigrant stole military technology for Russia
NEW YORK (AP) — An American success story of an immigrant from Kazakhstan who made millions off his Texas export firm took a Cold War-era turn on Wednesday when U.S. …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2012, 9:58 a.m.
Jury in NJ convicts Ill. man in military info case
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An Illinois man who worked for a New Jersey-based defense contractor was found guilty Wednesday of taking trade secrets from his employer and presenting them in …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2012, 10:08 a.m.
Microsoft finds malware on new computers in China
WASHINGTON (AP) — A customer in Shenzhen, China, took a new laptop out of its box and booted it up for the first time. But as the screen lit up, …