Is Apple's iPad Copied from '2001: A Space Odyssey'? (Video)

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Eriq Gardner Samsung defends itself against Apple's patent claims by citing "prior art" in Stanley Kubrick's 43-year-old film. Tech Tech Apple Steve Jobs 2001: A Space Odyssey

Apple Doesn't Want Musicians to See Secret Steve Jobs Deposition

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Eriq Gardner In bringing a class action lawsuit against Universal Music over digital music revenues, musicians trigger a big objection from Apple. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Tech Business Steve Jobs

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Apple-Samsung Trial Showcases a Hollywood Love Affair

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The Business Movies Tech Business Apple SamsungThe Steve Jobs-created company's executives say that its rival's allegedly similar phones and tablets cause a "huge problem" on the marketing front. read more. THR, Esq.

Apple X’s Face ID Feature Places Spotlight on Facial Recognition Technology, Raising Numerous Mobile Privacy and Data Usage Issues

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This week’s Apple X announcement was not more than a few hours old, and the questions began to come in. Apple’s introduction of Face ID facial recognition on its new phone – although already available in some form on several Android phones – generated curiosity, concerns and creativity. Apple says no, explaining that the system will map the depth of faces]) to security (e.g., As we know, however, Apple does make other device specific information available to apps (e.g.,

Judge Slashes Apple's $1 Billion Victory Over Samsung

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The Business Apple THR, Esq. Damages shrink by $450 million and a new trial will be held to determine damages over Samsung's utility patent infringement. read more. Business Samsung

Supreme Court Won't Hear Batmobile, Apple E-Books Disputes

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The high court won't jumpstart a review of copyright or antitrust laws. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Tech Business THR Online

Universal's 'Steve Jobs' Suffers Copyright Attack Over Shark Scene

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A photographer who once licensed a shark photograph to Apple for a Steve Jobs presentation says producers didn't get his consent. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online Apple Steve Jobs Universal Pictures Steve Jobs

'A Gronking to Remember' Becomes Memorable Lawsuit Against Amazon, Apple

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A couple is suing the tech giants after finding their faces on an e-book that went viral. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Tech Business THR Online

Apple to Pay Up to $450 Million to Settle E-Books Pricing Lawsuit

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states, alleging that Apple had conspired with publishers. The Business Apple THR Online THR, Esq. The proposed deal is with 33 U.S. read more. Books Business

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Apple Loses Appeal Over Court-Appointed Antitrust Monitor

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Michael Bromwich raised hackles at Apple after being tasked to watch for antitrust abuse. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Tech Business THR Online

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Judge Examines Fairness of Apple's E-Books Settlement

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The Business Apple THR Online THR, Esq. Are consumers getting enough? That depends on perspective. read more. Books Tech Business

Apple Wins $1 Billion Jury Verdict in Samsung Patent War

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Apple successfully demonstrated at trial that its rival illicitly copied the intellectual property behind its smartphone devices read more. The Business THR, Esq. Tech Business

Sony, Google, Apple Hit With Lawsuits Over Pre-1972 Music

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The lawsuits have the potential of wiping out much older music from the Internet read more. The Business Music THR Online THR, Esq. Tech Business

@stuartdredge: Seven things we’ve learned from the first year of Apple Music — Artist Rights Watch

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The number one thing we learned from Apple Music’s first 12 months? via @stuartdredge: Seven things we’ve learned from the first year of Apple Music — Artist Rights WatchYou don’t need a free tier to get people to pay.

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Tech Giants Fight Donald Trump's Immigration Ban at Appeals Court

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Apple, Facebook, Netflix and others tell the 9th Circuit about a prospective harm on business innovation and growth. The Business Business THR Online Apple Donald Trump Facebook Google Politics

Apple Doesn't Want Musicians to See Secret Steve Jobs Deposition

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Eriq Gardner In bringing a class-action lawsuit against Universal Music over digital music revenues, musicians trigger a big objection from Apple. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Tech Business Steve Jobs

Apple Products Shown in 30 Percent of Hollywood's Top Movies, for Free

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The Business Apple Movies THR, Esq. In a trial against Samsung, it's revealed how the iPhone maker uses Hollywood. read more. Tech Business Samsung

U.S. Copyright Office Considers New Rules Impacting iPads, Video Games, Blu-Rays

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Tech Tech Apple PiracyEriq Gardner The government has begun its triennial rule-making on anti-piracy exemptions to the Digital Millenium Copyright Act. read more. THR, Esq.

Justice Department Sues Apple Claiming Ebook Price-Fixing

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Eriq Gardner At least three book publishers reportedly will settle claims over making allegedly collusive deals. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

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Beats Headed to Jury Trial Over Monster Legal Fees

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The Apple-owned headphone company won a motion for summary judgment, but a jury — not a judge — will decide how much it is due. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online

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Two Issues with the FBI & Apple

The Legal Satyricon

by Jay Marshall Wolman, CIPP/US By now, practically everyone who cares has heard that Magistrate Pym has ordered Apple to help the FBI crack open an iPhone related to the San Bernadino shooting. The order is pursuant to the All Writs Act, codified at 28 U.S.C. 1651. In short, it is a catch-all that lets […]. First Amendment misc compelled speech cyber security privacy

Here They Go Again: Did You Take the Spotify UnRoyalty So Spotify Could Spend Money on Lobbyists to Attack Apple?

Music Technology Policy

whispering to lawmakers for months that Apple’s new music offering threatens to stifle its competitors, according to sources familiar with the discussions. The secretive congressional meetings come amid reports that the Federal Trade Commission is looking into Apple’s streaming service, though the agency has declined to say if it’s opened a probe. According to Politico , the Washington insider pub: Spotify’s lobbyists have quietly made the rounds in D.C.,

Hollywood Docket: Supremes tackle first-sale law; 'Ugly' idea theft?; Apple vs. Gizmodo

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The Supreme Court will hear a copyright infringement dispute between Costco Wholesale Corp. and Swatch Group over imported watches. The case doesn't involve entertainment companies but it pertains to the Copyright Act's first-sale doctrine, which should be of great interest.

2010: The Year Apple Got Evil

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Apple has gotten unmistakably, hmmm, what's the word for it? Here's a look back at 2010, the year of the poisonous fruit. Copyright Current Affairs Cyber/Tech

Ain’t Too Proud to Beg: Did President Obama Just Endorse Spotify During an FTC Investigation of Apple Music?

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Spotify is behind an antitrust investigation into Apple Music by the Federal Trade Commission. In the middle of a serious investigation into Apple, the White House–that is the “people’s house”–endorses Spotify. The White House now has a Spotify account.

Apple Sues Amazon Over "Appstore" Usage

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From CNN: Apple is suing Amazon.com over the latter's use of the term "Appstore" to describe its Android Marketplace. Apple filed for trademark protection for when it rolled out the iPhone 3G. More coverage of the suit here from the

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Hell Has Not Frozen Over: The Absurdity of the Spotify Antitrust Investigations into Apple Music

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You’ve probably heard that Apple and the major labels are being “investigated” over Apple Music by the Department of Justice, the European Commission as well as State attorneys general for New York and Connecticut. How much would it take to bribe Apple? I doubt that will happen with Apple.

Hollywood Docket: 'Blurred Lines'; Fox News Age Discrimination; 'Idol' Defamation

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A roundup of entertainment law news including a settlement of price-fixing accusations against Apple. The Business Current TV Robin Thicke Music Apple Al Jazeera THR Online THR, Esq. read more. American Idol Television Marvin Gaye Business Pharrell Williams

'Gronking to Remember' Lawsuit Reveals Some Shockers

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A couple is suing Amazon and Apple after finding their faces on an e-book that went viral. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Television Tech Business THR Online

Bad Apple

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Has Apple bitten off more than it can chew? Apple, known for being overprotective of its products, may have taken its application xenophobia too far, as evidenced by a few recent modifications to its App Store developer agreement.

How Apple and Google help police bypass iPhone, Android lock screens | Privacy Inc. - CNET News

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How Apple and Google help police bypass iPhone, Android lock screens | Privacy Inc. CNET News

Apple, Google, Facebook speak out against Trump's muslim ban - CNET

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Apple, Google, Facebook speak out against Trump's muslim ban - CNET

How Accurate are Music Subscription Service Subscriber Numbers? — Music Tech Solutions

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Apple Music Spotify Moral HazardAll of you who subscribe to the New York Times , fly Quantas , use any of a number of mobile carriers or who are in the 6th month of your third Spotify 90 day free trial may be interested in this post.

Apple Can't Kill 'Breaking Bad' Fan's Lawsuit Over Final Season

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Apple AMC THR Online THR, Esq. The trouble began when AMC split up the fifth season read more. Television Breaking Bad Tech Business

Lawyerist Launches Directory of Law Practice Management Platforms

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Their features and pricing rarely line up in a way that enables apples-to-apples comparisons. The good news about law practice management software is that recent years have brought a variety of systems to the market. The bad news is that choosing one can be daunting. I frequently receive emails from frustrated readers saying, in effect, […]. The post Lawyerist Launches Directory of Law Practice Management Platforms appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

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Apple vs FBI encryption debate

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Apple Suing Headphones Entrepreneur for Claiming to Be a Beats Co-Founder

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The Business Music Apple THR Online THR, Esq. Steve Lamar taken to court over what he''s been tweeting read more. Business

Apple Defends Itself in Government's E-Book Antitrust Case

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Barnes & Noble The Business Apple THR, Esq. The corporate giant argues that it should not be held responsible for a "conspiracy" that raised the price of electronic books. read more. Amazon.com Tech Business

One Bad Apple: The Complete Checklist on Google’s “Non Anti-Piracy” Anti-Piracy Policies

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Google’s Public Policy blog initiates their non- mea culpa mea culpa with a statement which I quote in part: “… [A]long with [the] new wave of creators come some bad apples who use the Internet to infringe copyright. ["Some"?] The Congress can be forgiven for not anticipating that a public company would be so willing to lie down with “bad apples” so overtly. And remember—these changes in Google’s practices are designed to address “a few bad apples.”.

The Beatles Prevail in Trademark Dispute Over 'Beatle' Wheelchair

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Eriq Gardner No ticket to ride for Dutch mobility aid company that attempted to trademark "Beatle" over Apple Corps' objection. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Business The Beatles

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