China court grants Qualcomm injunction against Apple, banning sale of some iPhones

China court bans import, sale of nearly all iPhone models   15 Hours Ago | 06:45 A court in China has granted Qualcomm an injunction against Apple. The court has banned the import and sale of nearly all iPhone models in China, according to a statement Monday from Qualcomm. Apple is already disputing the scope of … Read more

Facebook’s Battle Against Fake News Helped by This Tiny US Think Tank

A day before Facebook announced that it had discovered and disabled a propaganda campaign designed to sow dissension among US voters, it exclusively shared some of the suspicious pages with an online forensics team so busy it hasn’t put a nameplate on the door. The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab is based in a 12-foot-by-12-foot office in … Read more

Waymo Seeks Delay in Self-Driving Trade Secret Trial Against Uber

Alphabet’s Waymo self-driving car unit said critical new evidence it recently obtained in a trade secret lawsuit against Uber means a US judge should postpone a trial of the case set to begin next month. Waymo claimed in a lawsuit earlier this year that former engineer Anthony Levandowski downloaded more than 14,000 confidential files before leaving to set up a self-driving truck … Read more

Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook Back Apple in Its Fight Against Qualcomm

A visitor tries out an Apple iPhone 7 on the first day of sales of the new phone at the Berlin Apple store on September 16, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The new phone comes in two sizes, one with a 4.7 inch display, the other with a 5.5 inch display. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Sean … Read more

EU to Tackle Unfair Trade Practice Complaints Against Apple, Google

The European Union executive is planning a law to deal with complaints about unfair practices by leading online players such as Apple and Google. The European Commission said on Wednesday in a mid-term review of its digital strategy it would prepare an initiative by the end of the year to address unfair contractual clauses and … Read more

Facebook Deletes Thousands of Accounts in Fight Against Fake News

Facebook says it has deleted tens of thousands of accounts in Britain ahead of the June 8 general election in a drive to battle fake news. The tech giant also took out newspaper advertisements in Britain’s media offering advice on how to spot such stories. The ads suggest that readers should be “skeptical of headlines,” … Read more

Facebook Says It Will Act Against ‘Information Operations’ Using False Accounts

Facebook Inc acknowledged on Thursday that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countries and outlined new measures it is taking to combat what it calls “information operations” that go well beyond the phenomenon known as fake news. In a report and summary of response plans on its … Read more

Goldman Sachs files $1 billion countersuit against Indonesian businessman

Adam Jeffery | CNBC Goldman Sachs filed a $1 billion counter lawsuit on Tuesday against an Indonesian businessman who is seeking damages from the U.S. bank for conducting what he called “unlawful” trades in the shares of a property firm. Benny Tjokrosaputro, president director of Indonesian property developer PT Hanson International, filed a lawsuit in … Read more

Mexican peso jumps against US dollar after central bank intervention

Susana Gonzalez | Bloomberg | Getty Images A worker counts Mexican peso bills on top of U.S. dollar bills at a currency exchange store in Mexico City, on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. The Mexican peso briefly spiked more than 1 percent against the U.S. dollar on Thursday after Mexico’s central bank took steps to buttress … Read more