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eBay buys GSI Commerce

eBay has completed the purchase of GSI Commerce, an American ecommerce company which provide online stores, marketing, customer support, payment processing and fraud & web security services, for $2.4b in cash and debt. "Combined with eBay... More...

Italian media company sues YouTube

Italian media company Mediaset announced on Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit against YouTube and owner Google, alleging that the video-sharing site distributed and exploited its commercial property. Mediaset alleges that it found... More...

Company patents wishlists, sues almost everyone

Florida based company "Channel Intelligence" filed for patent infringement on Tuesday against multitude of people and companies that offer "wishlists". Specifically, the wishlists in question are lists of desired products from the defendant's websites that... More...

Cable Company Empties 14,000 E-Mail Accounts

Charter Communications officials believe a software error during routine maintenance caused the company to delete the contents of 14,000 customer e-mail accounts. There is no way to retrieve the messages, photos and other attachments that... More...

Salesforce.com President Leaves Company

John Freeland has announced today that he leaving his position as president of worldwide operations at Salesforce.com, a company which creates on-demand customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, to become CEO and president at Information Resources,... More...

Beijing Software Company Sues Blizzard

In a lawsuit disclosed just today, Beijing-based software company Founder Group has filed a lawsuit against Blizzard Entertainment, the creator of the "World of Warcraft," and WoW's local operator in China for allegedly using its... More...

ASUS announces plans to split company and brand

AsusTek Computer Incorported has announced its intention to split in order to maximize competitive performance and minimize potential conflicts of interest. As things currently stand, it's possible for a company that competes with the AsusTek... More...

Google acquires server software company Peakstream

Google has acquired Peakstream, a Redwood City, California-based developer of software for multicore and parallel processors. The search giant declined to disclose terms of the deal. Peakstream's flagship product, PeakStream Workstation for Microsoft Windows, was... More...

Company of Heroes DX10 Patch

The DX10 patch for Company of Heroes has been released, bringing to v1.70 this real-time strategy game set in World War II and developed by Relic Entertainment. A playable demo can be found here. NVIDIA... More...

Dutch internet TV company 'Joost' to show CNN

Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, the entrepreneurs who developed both Kazaa and Skype, are now using p2p technology to broadcast television via the Internet. Joost announced that it had signed several new content distribution agreements:... More...

DICE confirm Battlefield: Bad Company

Digital Illusions today officially lifted the wraps in its latest title, Battlefield: Bad Company, for the Playstation3 and Xbox 360. Scheduled for release during 2007 and built upon the "Frostbite" game engine, it appears that... More...

Company makes claims on XML patents

Thanks Jugalator. Charlotte, N.C.-based Scientigop owns two patents (No. 5,842,213 and No. 6,393,426) covering the transfer of "data in neutral forms." These patents, one of which was applied for in 1997, are infringed upon by... More...

OLED company files for initial public offering

Cambridge Display Technology, a developer of next-generation screens for consumer electronics devices, has filed for an initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Cambridge, England-based CDT filed late last week... More...

DVD copy company appeals ban

Software maker 321 Studios, which until recently offered a way to make perfect copies DVDs, said it has appealed a pair of court rulings that bars it from selling its product. Judges in... More...

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