ITworld Legal http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/42/all en Google AdWords cleared in geotagging patent lawsuit http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415772/google-adwords-cleared-geotagging-patent-lawsuit Google AdWords does not infringe a location-based search patent owned by a company called GeoTag, a U.S. judge ruled in a case in which Google and Microsoft teamed up to come to the aid of customers who use their mapping services.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415772/google-adwords-cleared-geotagging-patent-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415772/google-adwords-cleared-geotagging-patent-lawsuit#comments IT Management Legal News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:54:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 415772 at http://www.itworld.com Google had secret pact with Samsung over some Apple patent claims http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415707/google-had-secret-pact-samsung-over-some-apple-patent-claims Google agreed to take over some of Samsung&#039;s defense against patent claims brought by Apple under a secret agreement reached in 2012, a federal court jury heard Tuesday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415707/google-had-secret-pact-samsung-over-some-apple-patent-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415707/google-had-secret-pact-samsung-over-some-apple-patent-claims#comments IT Management Legal News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:32:42 +0000 IDGNS staff 415707 at http://www.itworld.com Aereo argues that ruling against it could hurt cloud storage business http://www.itworld.com/415670/aereo-argues-ruling-against-it-could-hurt-cloud-storage-business If the U.S. Supreme Court rules that streaming video provider Aereo violates the copyrights of TV networks, it may also put cloud storage services at risk, the company&#039;s lawyer argued Monday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/415670/aereo-argues-ruling-against-it-could-hurt-cloud-storage-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/415670/aereo-argues-ruling-against-it-could-hurt-cloud-storage-business#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:14:53 +0000 IDGNS staff 415670 at http://www.itworld.com Verizon: Web apps are the security punching bag of the Internet http://www.itworld.com/security/415596/verizon-web-apps-are-security-punching-bag-internet Verizon today issued its annual data-breach investigations report, a study of what happened in 1,367 known cases across dozens of industries in 95 countries last year, and the most common form of attack was breaking in through Web applications.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415596/verizon-web-apps-are-security-punching-bag-internet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415596/verizon-web-apps-are-security-punching-bag-internet#comments IT Management Legal Security News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:32:56 +0000 IDGNS staff 415596 at http://www.itworld.com Samsung goes on offensive against Apple at trial http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415561/samsung-goes-offensive-against-apple-trial After three weeks of defending itself against patent infringement claims, Samsung switched gears Monday and began presenting its argument that Apple is the one that infringes others&#039; intellectual property.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415561/samsung-goes-offensive-against-apple-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415561/samsung-goes-offensive-against-apple-trial#comments IT Management Legal News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:19:04 +0000 IDGNS staff 415561 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft gets Motorola Solutions to pay for lawsuit protection for Android use http://www.itworld.com/software/415525/microsoft-gets-motorola-solutions-pay-lawsuit-protection-android-use Microsoft has extended its controversial yet successful crusade to extract licensing fees from vendors that use Google&#039;s Android and Chrome operating systems, adding Motorola Solutions to the list of vendors agreeing to patent deals.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415525/microsoft-gets-motorola-solutions-pay-lawsuit-protection-android-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415525/microsoft-gets-motorola-solutions-pay-lawsuit-protection-android-use#comments IT Management Legal Software News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:01:40 +0000 IDGNS staff 415525 at http://www.itworld.com The big money of Apple v. Samsung http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415515/big-money-apple-v-samsung Jurors in the Apple v. Samsung case have heard a lot of big numbers in the past few weeks.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415515/big-money-apple-v-samsung" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415515/big-money-apple-v-samsung#comments IT Management Legal News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 18:59:10 +0000 IDGNS staff 415515 at http://www.itworld.com Aereo court case: Consumer control over TV vs. broadcaster copyrights http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415501/aereo-court-case-consumer-control-over-tv-vs-broadcaster-copyrights The ability of television viewers to control and watch programs may be at stake when the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a copyright infringement case brought by TV networks against Aereo, a service that streams over-the-air television online.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415501/aereo-court-case-consumer-control-over-tv-vs-broadcaster-copyrights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415501/aereo-court-case-consumer-control-over-tv-vs-broadcaster-copyrights#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 16:46:33 +0000 IDGNS staff 415501 at http://www.itworld.com Steve Jobs' character becomes issue in Silicon Valley no-hiring case http://www.itworld.com/internet/415286/steve-jobs-character-becomes-issue-silicon-valley-no-hiring-case Tech workers suing over an alleged no-poaching agreement among Silicon Valley firms are fighting an attempt by defendants to ban evidence that might portray Steve Jobs as a bad guy.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/internet/415286/steve-jobs-character-becomes-issue-silicon-valley-no-hiring-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/internet/415286/steve-jobs-character-becomes-issue-silicon-valley-no-hiring-case#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:44:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 415286 at http://www.itworld.com Google’s smart contact lenses could aid the visually impaired http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415239/google-s-smart-contact-lenses-could-aid-visually-impaired In today&#039;s accessible technology roundup: Google wants to embed cameras in contact lenses, Apple gets a patent for a new GUI for touch devices to improve accessibility and a hacker develops a virtual cane for the blind<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415239/google-s-smart-contact-lenses-could-aid-visually-impaired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415239/google-s-smart-contact-lenses-could-aid-visually-impaired#comments Business Career Cloud Computing Development Government Hardware Internet IT Management Legal Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Personal Tech Science Software News 3D 3D printing a11y accessibility accessible disabled alt tags Android Apple Arduino blind bluetooth cane career color computers contact lenses Cult of Mac cyberculture deaf EASI engineering Galaxy Core Advance Google Google Glass GUI Hack A Day hiring HTML images Internet jobs navigation NFC patent phone Samsung screen reader smartphone software software development technology touch screen ultrasound United States visually impaired WCAG WCAG 2.0 web accessibility webinar website accessibility Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 415239 at http://www.itworld.com Google lawsuit against Rockstar to stay in California http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415180/google-lawsuit-against-rockstar-stay-california A Google complaint against Apple-backed patent consortium Rockstar will stay in a California court rather than be moved to Texas where Rockstar already has patent lawsuits against Google&#039;s Android partners, the California court ordered Thursday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415180/google-lawsuit-against-rockstar-stay-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415180/google-lawsuit-against-rockstar-stay-california#comments IT Management Legal News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:51:59 +0000 IDGNS staff 415180 at http://www.itworld.com Music labels sue Pandora over pre-1972 recordings http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415155/music-labels-sue-pandora-over-pre-1972-recordings Five music labels have filed a lawsuit against streaming music service Pandora Music, saying the company is violating state law by refusing to pay labels and artists for its use of recordings made before 1972.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415155/music-labels-sue-pandora-over-pre-1972-recordings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415155/music-labels-sue-pandora-over-pre-1972-recordings#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Personal Tech News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:53:30 +0000 IDGNS staff 415155 at http://www.itworld.com Moving cybersecurity beyond compliance http://www.itworld.com/security/415138/federal-cios-moving-cybersecurity-beyond-compliance The evolving nature of cyberattacks demands a more dynamic response, according to government CIOs making an effort to implement real-time, continuous monitoring and reporting for security issues.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415138/federal-cios-moving-cybersecurity-beyond-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415138/federal-cios-moving-cybersecurity-beyond-compliance#comments Government IT Management Legal Security News cybersecurity regulatory compliance Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:47:32 +0000 IDGNS staff 415138 at http://www.itworld.com Report: Oracle pushes back against Oregon officials over troubled health care site http://www.itworld.com/software/415099/report-oracle-pushes-back-against-oregon-officials-over-troubled-health-care-site Oracle is gearing up for a fight with officials in Oregon over its role developing an expensive health insurance exchange website that still isn&#039;t fully operational.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/415099/report-oracle-pushes-back-against-oregon-officials-over-troubled-health-care-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/415099/report-oracle-pushes-back-against-oregon-officials-over-troubled-health-care-site#comments IT Management Legal Software News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:24:09 +0000 IDGNS staff 415099 at http://www.itworld.com Court rejects Lavabit appeal, cites improper procedural handling http://www.itworld.com/security/415014/court-rejects-lavabit-appeal-cites-improper-procedural-handling A U.S. federal court has affirmed contempt charges against Lavabit, rejecting an attempt by company attorneys to argue new issues on appeal.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415014/court-rejects-lavabit-appeal-cites-improper-procedural-handling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415014/court-rejects-lavabit-appeal-cites-improper-procedural-handling#comments IT Management Legal Security News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:51:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 415014 at http://www.itworld.com