Broadcom Co-Founder Faces Conspiracy and Drug Charges

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Broadcom Corp. co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III was indicted Thursday on fraud, conspiracy and drug charges -- including allegations he spiked the drinks of technology executives and customer representatives with ecstasy and maintained a warehouse...

Cellphone user shocked by charges of $85K

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A Calgary man is disputing a cellphone bill of nearly $85,000, claiming the phone company failed to tell him using his phone to surf the internet would cost so much. The Motorola Krzr model Piotr...

China hits back at hacking charges

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Recent reports suggested that hackers from the People's Liberation Army of China were behind attacks on computers in a handful of Western countries. Chinese military expert Wang Xinjun, a researcher at the Academy of Military...

SEC Charges 4 More Former Nortel Executives

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged four more former Nortel Networks Corp. executives with accounting fraud, alleging they manipulated reserves to change Nortel's earnings statements on the orders of more senior officers of...

US man admits P2P child porn charges

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David Leroy Knellinger Sr, 60, pleaded guilty before the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He admitted to using iMesh p2p software to obtain three videos depicting child pornography. US District Judge...

Solar Jacket Charges Gadgets on the Run

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At a fashion show in Florence, Italian fashion company Ermenegildo Zegna Holditalia SpA showed off the Solar JKT, an outdoor jacket lined with integrated wearable electronics developed by Germany's Interactive Wear AG and Innovative Solarprodukte...

No charges over 'suicide' on web

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Kevin Whitrick, 42, of Wellington, Shropshire, broadcast his death over the internet in March. Those chatroom users who watched him apparently commit suicide will not face charges, the Crown Prosecution Service has said. The CPS...

Google denies Viacom copyright charges

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Google has responded to Viacom's $1 billion March copyright lawsuit, arguing that it is protected by the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act and has not infringed on the rights of the media company. Google believes...

Siemens Board Member Arrested On Bribery Charges

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Johannes Feldmayer, a top-ranking official at Siemens, was arrested in Germany due to an investigation into payments Siemens made to the head of the AUB labour organization. Siemens said the arrest of the head of...

Google charges for web programs

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Google has introduced a paid-for version of its web applications it hopes will be popular with small firms. The paid version adds more storage, phone help and guarantees of availability to the Gmail,...

Charges dropped in Russian Microsoft Piracy Case

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Charges have been dropped against 40 year-old Alexander Ponosov, a Russian school principal who would have faced up to five years in prison after police seized 12 computers with more than US$10,000 in pirated Microsoft...

California Attorney General Files Charges in HP Spying Case

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The California Attorney General's office late Wednesday charged former Hewlett-Packard Chairwoman Patricia Dunn, a second high-ranking HP executive and three others with felony fraud and conspiracy in the wake of a controversial internal investigation launched...

HP Charges Into Retail Photo Printing Market

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Hewlett-Packard Co. on Wednesday announced its entry into the $35 billion retail-photo-printing market, introducing a self-service photo kiosk and an in-store photo studio that will initially installed in Albertsons Inc. supermarkets and Longs Drug Stores....

Aussie faces $68m piracy charges

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A NSW Central Coast man accused of heading an Internet piracy gang which plundered $US50 million ($68 million) worth of music, film, game and software products faces the prospect of a US jail term. ...

AOL Settles Charges of Unfair Billing

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America Online Inc. says it will improve the way it deals with customers who want to cancel their Internet service, resolving federal allegations that the company used unfair billing practices. The Federal...

Man pleads no contest to online fraud charges

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LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- A man who sold high-end computers, laptops and other equipment on eBay Inc.'s online auction site pleaded no contest to allegations of fraud totaling $453,000. Chris Chong Kim,...

IBM denies charges of Unix theft

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IBM has denied SCO Group's allegations that it misappropriated Unix trade secrets, but Big Blue isn't giving hints about what its eventual strategy will be for battling the lawsuit. In an 18-page filing...

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Rambus Denies Document Destroying Charges

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Beleaguered, litigious Rambus is vigorously denying it destroyed internal documents in "bad-faith" and is attempting to block a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) motion to declare a summary judgment against the Los Altos, Calif.-based semiconductor chip...

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Google fights search-fixing charges

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Good ol' google :) "The search engine is fighting claims by online advertising network Search King that it was deliberately demoted in Google's all-important PageRank. Google has moved to quash a lawsuit that...

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S.Korea to ask U.S. to reject Micron's charges

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South Korea said on Saturday it would ask the U.S. government to reject an application for trade penalties by Micron Technology Inc, which accused South Korean computer-chip makers of receiving state subsidies. The...

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U.S., Microsoft Settle Privacy Charges

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Microsoft Corp. agreed on Thursday to submit to 20 years of U.S. government oversight of its online identity service in order to settle charges that it misled consumers about security and privacy standards. ...

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