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Blizzard wins Warcraft bot battle

Blizzard has won the first round of a legal battle against the maker of software that automates game play in World of Warcraft. It brought the case against MDY Industries claiming its WowGlider program... More...

AT&T wins 12MHz spectrum

The US Federal Communications Commission has approved the purchase by AT&T of 12MHz of wireless spectrum that covers 60 per cent of the US. AT&T bought the spectrum from Aloha Spectrum Holdings. The spectrum, in... More...

When Spyware Wins

If you're reading this, you're probably that guy. You know, the one whose friends and neighbors and family members call when their computers stop working. When you arrive, you often discover that the PC isn't... More...

Google Wins Again

In no shock to anyone, Google once again was the giant among search sites, as it took a 58. 5 percent share of the search market in October in the United States. According to Internet... More...

eBay Wins Trademark Suit

Internet auction site EBay has blocked retailer Perfumebay.com from using a Web site address ending with "ebay" after an appeals court ruled it was trademark infringement. Perfumebay, a seller of designer perfumes over the Internet,... More...

Gears of War wins Joystick awards

Third person shooter Gears of War has scooped the "Ultimate Game of the Year Award" at the Golden Joysticks. The title sold more than 3 million copies in 10 weeks and won three more awards... More...

Sport Airplane Wins NASA Challenge

The US Space Agency NASA has just awarded $250,000 in prize money this weekend to teams competing in a personal aircraft vehicle race sponsored by the Cafe Foundation at the Charles Schultz Sonoma County Airport... More...

PC Tools wins battle against Zango

A court has denied Zango's application for a Temporary Restraining Order which sought to compel security software provider PC Tools to entirely remove the detection of its products by PC Tools' Spyware Doctor, claiming that... More...

Microsoft Wins an Emmy

DirectX won an Emmy for Pioneering Work in Near and Real-Time Fully Programmable Shading Via Modern Graphics Processors. Microsoft Windows also won for Streaming Media Architectures and Components. Congrats to both teams! ... More...

Robotic Baby Seal Wins Top Award

The Japanese government sponsored the Robot Awards 2006 in order to promote research and development in the robotics industry. They winner? A robotic seal. The furry sea mammal is used for therapy with the elderly... More...

IBM wins hybrid supercomputer deal

IBM has won a deal to build a supercomputer at Los Alamos National Laboratory that will pair more than 16,000 AMD Opteron processors with more than 16,000 Cell processors to try to reach a new... More...

RIM Wins UK Patent Case

The High Court has ruled that the BlackBerry service can keep running in the UK. Research in Motion secured a legal victory on Thursday when the High Court ruled that a patent claim brought... More...

Stanford Team Wins DARPA Competition

On Saturday, Stanford University's robot vehicle "Stanley" won the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Grand Challenge in the Mojave Desert, taking home a $2 million first prize. Entrants into the race had to navigate... More...

CA Wins Deal to Protect 20M AOL Users

America Online is deploying anti-spyware technology from CA in a new version of its client software. America Online Inc. on Wednesday announced ASP (AOL Spyware Protection) 2.0, which uses Computer Associates International Inc.'s eTrust PestPatrol... More...

Sony Wins PSP Import Dispute

Over in the UK, Sony wins a lawsuit against an online retailer who was importing units of the new portable console. Sony Computer Entertainment Europe announced today that it has won its legal dispute with... More...

AMD Wins Rights To See Third-Party Documents

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. won another skirmish in what promises to become another protracted war in the courts action against Intel. The company has won a motion to serve document preservation subpoenas against computer makers,... More...

Sony Wins Injunction Against PSP Importer

Online retailer ElectricBirdLand ordered to stop selling handhelds with immediate effect. Online retailer ElectricBirdLand was today ordered to cease selling imported PSP consoles with immediate effect after Sony Computer Entertainment won an... More...

Microsoft wins email technology patent

Microsoft has won a patent that could give the company control of certain essential features found in multiple email applications. The company was granted US patent number 6,895,426 on Tuesday. The patent covers, "treating electronic... More...

Florida Wins Spammer Injunction

Florida prosecutors have been granted an injunction against two men accused of running mass e-mailing operations, in what is the state's first victory against spam. The move will prevent Scott Filary, 25, and Donald Townsend,... More...

IBM wins 10-year Honeywell deal

IBM has won a long-term contract from Honeywell worth several hundred million dollars, its largest military-aerospace engineering contract since IBM exited the field a decade ago, it said Monday. The agreement between... More...

Microsoft wins £500m NHS contract

Microsoft has won a £500m contract to provide desktop software to the National Health Service. The deal followed personal negotiations between Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and NHS IT chief Richard Granger. The contract runs for... More...

Blizzard wins ruling against BnetD

Federal court deems fan-run Starcraft servers in violation of Blizzard EULAs. Blizzard Entertainment has won a summary judgment in federal district court against members of the BnetD project. Initiated in 1998 by... More...

Kodak wins Java lawsuit

It returns to court next week to seek $1.06 billion in damages from Sun Eastman Kodak Co. will return to U.S. District Court next week to seek $1 billion in damages from... More...

Microsoft Wins Office Patent Case

Microsoft Corp. has won a favorable jury verdict in a 2-year-old patent-infringement case regarding technology used in its Office productivity suite. After a two-week trial, a jury in U.S. District Court in Providence, R.I., ruled... More...

HardOCP wins legal round against Infinium

The cold, HardOCP's lawyers have won a ruling in their case against Infinium Labs. The ruling essentially forces Infinium and the company's founder, Timothy Roberts, to produce a boatload of information. The info required includes... More...

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