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  • Google gets personal, searches your world, not just the Web

     
    For Google, it's personal. The Internet search giant is no longer going to roll out the same search results to everyone. Starting Tuesday, Google will pluck only the results most relevant to you -- and not just from billions of......
  • Google likely to face FTC complaint over 'Search Plus Your World'

     
    A privacy watchdog group probably will complain to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that a new Google search feature raises privacy and antitrust concerns. Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said his group is...
  • Italy's Colosseum at center of battle over restoration

     
    A luxury shoemaker is threatening to withdraw his offer to finance restoration of Italy's famed Colosseum. Diego Della Valle of the Tod's group has agreed to spend $33 million helping to restore the iconic monument, but legal challenges and civic protests...
  • Apple sues Samsung again in Germany, calls for ban on 10 phones

     
    Apple has reportedly filed another patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung in Germany, this time calling for a sales ban on 10 smartphones it says crib on its design rights. The design suit -- which calls for a ban on the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S Plus...
  • EU investigating Samsung's 3G patent licensing practices

     
    Samsung's patent lawsuits with Apple and other rivals are bringing the South Korean tech giant a bit of regulator scrutiny in the European Union. On Tuesday, the European Commission, the E.U.'s antitrust agency, said it has formally launched an...
  • Warner's Bronfman vows to 'fight' EMI sale to Universal and Sony

     
    Edgar Bronfman Jr., Warner Music Group's former chief executive and outgoing chairman, said his company would oppose the sale of EMI Group to Warner's two biggest rivals, saying the deals would reduce competition....
  • PA Joins Multi-State E-Books Anti-Trust Suit.

     
    Fresh Over The Transom: Attorney General Linda Kelly says Pennsylvnaia's joined with 14 other states and Puerto Rico in a federal lawsuit charging that three of the nation's largest book publishers -- Penguin, Simon & Schuster and MacMillan -- and......
  • Department of Justice sues Apple and 5 major publishers over e-books

     
    A lawsuit over ebook pricing arrives from the Department of Justice targeting Apple and five of six major publishers: Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Hachette, Penguin, and McMillan....
  • Two labor unions back EMI sale to Universal Music

     
    SAG-AFTRA, the merged entity of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the American Federation of Musicians come out in favor of Universal's pending merger with EMI's recorded music business....
  • European Union approves Sony EMI merger

     
    The European Union's antitrust regulators on Thursday approved Sony Corp.'s pending $2.2-billion acquisition of EMI's publishing business, according to officials familiar with the process....
  • EA to settle NFL lawsuit? [Updated]

     
    Electronic Arts set aside $27 million to potentially settle a lawsuit, which the company did not identify but is most likely to be a case filed against EA by former NFL players....