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Microsoft Loses Patent Appeal

A federal appeals court has just ruled that Microsoft must pay more than $140 million for infringing on software patents owned by a Michigan-based technology company, z4 Technologies. The company had sued Microsoft and Autodesk,... More...

Colossus loses code-cracking race

An amateur cryptographer has beaten Colossus in a code-cracking challenge set up to mark the end of a project to rebuild the pioneering computer. The competition saw Colossus return to code-cracking duties for the first... More...

IMDb Loses Advertisers Over Adult Listings

Barclaycard and The National Lottery have pulled advertisements from the Internet Movie Database (IMDB), one of the most comprehensive movie databases on the web, after their ads were shown next to adult movie listings. The... More...

Gigabyte Loses $5 Million in Fraud

Gigabyte has announced losing roughly $5 million USD due to an internal scandal committed by Chang Chaosong, factory manager at Ningbo Gigabyte Technology in China. Chang allegedly listed Gigabyte as a guarantor for a bank... More...

Firefox Loses Browser Share, Safari Gains

According Aliso Viejo, California-based Net Applications' January 2007 report, Mozilla Firefox has lost browser market share (from 14% to 13.7%) while Apple's Safari has grown in browser usage (from 4.2% to 4.7%). For Firefox, this... More...

LCD TV Pioneer Sharp Loses Market Lead

According to market research companies iSuppli and NPD Group's DisplaySearch, Sharp is no longer the world's leading maker of flat-panel TVs since rivals surpassed the Japanese company in unit shipments last year. Both research companies... More...

Google Loses AdWords Lawsuit

A US district court has ruled against Google in a trade mark action over the sale of the terms "Geico" and "Geico Direct" in AdWords, its keyword advertising service. The judge found that there was... More...

Microsoft Loses EU Appeal

The European Union (EU) have announced that it will uphold anti-trust fines against Microsoft in its on going case against the company. Court of First Instance President, Judge Bo Vesterdorf, dismissed Microsoft's appeal against a... More...

Canon loses printer recycling case

Selling recycled Canon printer cartridges does not constitute an infringement of the company's intellectual property, the Tokyo District Court has ruled. The judgement marks the latest stage in Canon's legal battle against printer cartridge recycler... More...

Studio loses Doom movie

[UPDATE] After a year of development hell, Warner Bros. loses rights to the shooter-inspired project. However, who exactly is making the film is unclear. For once, the latest development in game movie... More...

Los Alamos Lab Loses More Data

The Los Alamos National Laboratory, the nation's most important nuclear weapons lab, lost another hard disk drive filled with classified information, once again throwing a spotlight on lab officials who have been trying to re-emerge... More...

Disney's Eisner Loses Chairman Role

Embattled Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Michael Eisner on Wednesday was stripped of his role as chairman, but kept his position as chief executive even after 43 percent of shareholders voted against him in an... More...

NASA loses contact with Mars rover

Uh oh! "NASA scientists say they have lost contact with the robot rover Spirit on Mars and are unsure what caused the problem. Spirit project manager Pete Theisinger told a news briefing that... More...

Microsoft loses big deal in Munich

Steve Ballmer, the Vole's whirling, sweat-machine monkey-boy CEO, seems to have struck out in Munich.(ed :O) That is the third-largest cityscape in Germany, gentle readers. As such, it's a major loss for Microsoft. The story... More...

AMD Loses $854 million in 4th quarter

Thats alot of money to loose... Advanced Micro Devices reported a bigger-than-expected loss for the fourth quarter, including a major restructuring charge for layoffs, consolidating facilities and writing off assets, as the chip... More...

AOL loses Internet privacy ruling

A Virginia Supreme Court ruled against America Online in its efforts to protect the identity of one of its 35 million subscribers by asking the court to quash a subpoena calling for the member's name... More...

IBM loses supercomputer crown

IBM has been thwarted at the finish line by NEC in the league of supercomputers. After last year's victory and a massive number of entries in the league last time the supercomputer giant has not... More...

IRS Loses 2,300 Computers

The loss of 2,332 laptop computers, microcomputers and micro servers by the Internal Revenue Service over a three-year period has ranking Senate Finance Committee member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) demanding a harder look at funding for... More...

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