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Google-Oracle Java Infringement Case Gets New Life as Appeals Court Revives Claim

A US appeals court on Tuesday resurrected a multi-billion dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp against Alphabet’s Google. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google’s use of Oracle’s Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law, reversing a 2016 jury verdict. The court sent the case back to a US judge in ... Read More »

SSC paper leak case: CBI registers preliminary enquiry in CGL exam 2017

Students have been protesting outside the SSC office at CGO complex in Delhi since 27 February, seeking a CBI probe into the alleged paper leak in the Combined Graduate-Level (CGL) exam. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a preliminary enquiry into alleged irregularities in the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) examination held on 21 February this ... Read More »

‘Unlock iPhone’, says judge in US sextortion case

A Florida judge has ruled that two defendants in a sextortion case must hand over the passwords to their mobile phones so officials can search them. Reality TV star Hencha Voigt and former boyfriend, Wesley Victor, are accused of threatening to release explicit images of social media star Julieanna Goddard unless she paid a ransom. The defendants said the ruling ... Read More »

Logitech Slim Folio Bluetooth iPad Case Launched With 4-Year Battery Life

Logitech has launched a new Bluetooth keyboard accessory, called Logitech Slim Folio, meant for use with the latest generation 9.7-inch iPad that was launched earlier this year. Interestingly, the new accessory from the company has been claimed to have 4 years of battery life, before its batteries are required to be replaced. The company has priced the Logitech Slim Folio ... Read More »

US Judge to Sentence Prolific Hacker in $55-Million Cyber-Attacks Case

A prolific foreign hacker behind cyberattacks that netted an estimated $55 million (roughly Rs. 368 crores) is facing sentencing by a US judge in a conviction considered an unusual win for law enforcement officials who have identified hundreds of others like him but failed to put them in handcuffs. Ercan Findikoglu, a Turkish national, had gone to great lengths to ... Read More »

Oculus Ordered to Pay $500 Million in ZeniMax Copyright Infringement Case

A US jury Wednesday ordered Facebook and creators of its Oculus Rift to pay $500 million (roughly Rs. 3,370 crores) to gaming software firm ZeniMax in a lawsuit that claimed the virtual reality technology was stolen. The Texas jury made the award in a trial in which Oculus was accused of basing its Rift headset on technology stolen from ZeniMax’s ... Read More »

Why the Supreme Court special education case about a boy with autism is so sickening

(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) There is something sickening about a case the Supreme Court just heard about a boy with autism and what level of public education he — and other students with disabilities — deserve. Here’s some background: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act is a federal law requiring public schools to provide children with disabilities a “free appropriate public ... Read More »

Scientists May Have Finally Cracked the Curious Case of Sun’s Tilt

Planet Nine – the undiscovered one at the edge of our solar system — appears to be responsible for the unusual tilt of the Sun, say researchers. Planet Nine was predicted by Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown from California Institute of Technology’s (Caltech) in January this year. The large and distant planet may be adding a wobble to the solar system, ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Serves a Temporary Onscreen Button in Case Home Button Fails

iPhone 7 Serves a Temporary Onscreen Button in Case Home Button Fails HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone 7 tells you when your Home button needs repair It serves a temporary onscreen Home button when the ‘real’ one fails The iPhone 8 is rumoured to ditch the Home button altogether Apple let go of the physical press Home button in favour of a ... Read More »

Convenience and Innovation in a Single Carrying Case

Your busy life may demand that you take along your mobile devices with you each day. You need your smartphone, laptop, tablet computer, and other gadgets with you when you go to work or school. Because you may be away from home for hours at a time, you also may need to charge your devices several times throughout the day. ... Read More »