Book publishers, Internet Archive spar over fate of digital-book lending lawsuit

Book publishers, Internet Archive spar over fate of digital-book lending lawsuit

A pedestrian walks past the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C. January 28, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Summary Law firms Related documents Archive’s digital lending of scanned books challenged Archive claims it functions like a physical library Says it makes fair use of works … Read more

Arm sues Qualcomm, aiming to unwind Qualcomm’s $1.4 bln Nuvia purchase

Arm sues Qualcomm, aiming to unwind Qualcomm’s $1.4 bln Nuvia purchase

Qualcomm logo is during Munich Auto Show, IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Germany, September 8, 2021. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Chip technology firm Arm Ltd, which is owned by Softbank Group Corp (9984.T), on Wednesday said it had sued Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) … Read more

U.S. officials order Nvidia to halt sales of top AI chips to China

U.S. officials order Nvidia to halt sales of top AI chips to China

The logo of technology company Nvidia is seen at its headquarters in Santa Clara, California February 11, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 31 (Reuters) – Chip designer Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) said on Wednesday that U.S. officials told it to stop exporting two top computing chips for artificial … Read more

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement over COVID vaccine

Moderna sues Pfizer/BioNTech for patent infringement over COVID vaccine

Moderna’s logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Moderna sued Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Friday for patent infringement in the development of the first COVID-19 vaccine approved … Read more

Twitter whistleblower could help Musk by adding ‘volatility’ to legal battle

Twitter whistleblower could help Musk by adding ‘volatility’ to legal battle

An image of Elon Musk is seen on a smartphone placed on printed Twitter logos in this picture illustration taken April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WILMINGTON, Del., Aug 23 (Reuters) – A whistleblower’s complaint that Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) misled federal regulators about the company’s security risks … Read more

Former Apple car engineer pleads guilty to trade secret theft

Former Apple car engineer pleads guilty to trade secret theft

Aug 22 (Reuters) – A former Apple Inc (AAPL.O) engineer on Monday pleaded guilty to trade secret theft – one of two people accused of stealing trade secrets from the iPhone maker’s nascent self-driving car program. U.S. federal prosecutors have alleged that Xiaolang Zhang downloaded the plan for a circuit board for Apple’s self-driving after … Read more

Musk seeks documents from Jack Dorsey in fight over Twitter deal

Musk seeks documents from Jack Dorsey in fight over Twitter deal

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug 22 (Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is seeking documents from Twitter Inc(TWTR.N) co-founder Jack Dorsey as the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX pursues his legal fight to walk away from his $44 billion deal for the social media company, according to a court filing. Dorsey, who resigned as Twitter’s chief executive … Read more

Newly-launched U.S. drugs head toward record-high prices in 2022

Newly-launched U.S. drugs head toward record-high prices in 2022

Median annual price for new U.S. drugs this year is $257,000 Eight of 13 drugs launched in 2022 priced over $200,000 per year Some drugmakers disclose less information on pricing Aug 15 (Reuters) – Drugmakers are launching new medicines at record-high prices this year, a Reuters analysis has found, highlighting their pricing power even as … Read more

Book publishers, Internet Archive ask court to decide ebook-lending fight

Book publishers, Internet Archive ask court to decide ebook-lending fight

Summary Law firms Related documents Internet Archive said its library program is protected from copyright claims Publishers say program is a front for mass infringement (Reuters) – A group of major book publishers and the Internet Archive both asked a Manhattan federal court Thursday to rule in their favor ahead of trial in a copyright … Read more

U.S. tech industry frets about handing data to states prosecuting abortion

U.S. tech industry frets about handing data to states prosecuting abortion

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24 (Reuters) – The technology industry is bracing for the uncomfortable possibility of having to hand over pregnancy-related data to law enforcement, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to overturn the Roe v. Wade precedent that for decades guaranteed a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion. … Read more