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Chinese court rules in favor of Apple in local design patent disputes

A Chinese court has ruled in favor of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency reported. Last May, a Beijing patent regulator ordered Apple’s Chinese subsidiary …

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Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] suspended its pilot program for driverless cars on Saturday after a vehicle equipped with the nascent technology crashed on an Arizona roadway, the ride-hailing company and local police said. The accident, the latest involving a self-driving vehicle operated by one of several companies experimenting with autonomous …

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Uber tells U.S. court customers must arbitrate disputes

A U.S. appeals court in New York on Friday weighed arguments over whether Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] customers gave up their right to sue the company when they registered for its popular taxi hailing service. The case could have wider implications for internet businesses, which often require customers to agree …

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YouTube’s bid to grab TV dollars imperiled by advertiser revolt

The decision by a handful of high-profile consumer brands to pull advertising from Google’s YouTube over offensive content could threaten the site’s long-term strategy of stealing ad dollars from television, analysts and ad industry professionals said Thursday. The immediate financial impact of the controversy is likely to be limited, in …

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Verizon, AT&T suspend ads from Google over offensive videos

U.S. wireless carriers Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc said on Wednesday they have suspended digital advertising on Google’s YouTube and other advertising platforms not related to search over concerns that their ads may have run next to extremist videos. Verizon and AT&T joined a list of well-known British brands …

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Apple drives further into Facebook, Snap territory with video app

With the release of a new video app called Clips, Apple Inc is inching one step closer to fully engaging in the messaging world, where its huge base of iPhone users could help it compete with Snap Inc’s Snapchat and Facebook Inc’s Messenger. Clips, which will hit Apple’s App Store …

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Bitcoin steadies after biggest three-day tumble in over two years

Bitcoin regained its footing on Monday, having suffered its heftiest falls since early 2015 between Thursday and Saturday as investors sold the digital currency on worries about its future. Having soared to an all-time high of $1,350 BTC=BTSP on the Bitstamp exchange on March 10, on speculation that regulators could …

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South Korea Netmarble Games says IPO to be worth up to $2.35 billion

Netmarble Games Corp, South Korea’s largest mobile game company, said on Monday it plans an initial public offering (IPO) worth up to 2.66 trillion won ($2.35 billion) in what could be the country’s second-largest listing ever. The Tencent-backed company said in a regulatory filing that it had set an indicative …

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Jack Ma to launch Alibaba’s regional distribution hub in Malaysia: sources

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Limited plans to set up a regional distribution hub in Malaysia to cater to its fast-growing business in the region, two sources aware of the discussions said. The hub would be sited within KLIA Aeropolis, a 24,700-acre development led by airport operator Malaysia Airports …

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Judge approves $27 million driver settlement in Lyft lawsuit

A U.S. judge gave final approval on Thursday to a settlement agreement in a class-action lawsuit against Lyft Inc, ending a legal case that challenged the independent contractor status of the ride-hailing service’s drivers. U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco gave his final approval to the $27 million …

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