Samsung vs. Apple trial aftermath and a cyberculture roundup.

Google distances itself from Apple-Samsung ruling: Most claims don?t relate to core of Android

from The Next Web by Jon Russell

Apple vs. Samsung Head Juror: ?Evidence Was Overwhelming?

from Mashable! by Emily Price

These Apple Products Have Samsung Parts

from Mashable! by Samantha Murphy

Will Samsung Smartphone Sales Be Banned in the U.S.? We Won?t Know Until Dec.

from Mashable! by Samantha Murphy

Apple now bigger by market cap than Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Facebook combined

from The Next Web by Matthew Panzarino


Apple vs. Samsung Trial Verdict: Why It’s Still a #WIN for Samsung

from social media vb by BilalJaffery
The jury ruled overwhelmingly in favor of Apple, and awarded the company more than a billion dollars in damages. If you are like me, it is hard to see an upside for Samsung in all of this ? until you come to realize that this could have been just a very smart and a strong strategic play.

Samsung vs. Apple verdict in a nutshell

from Boing Boing by Rob Beschizza
Alexis Madrigal gathers the best analysis of Apple’s patent win over Samsung. One common refrain: the real winner’s name begins with “M” and ends with “icrosoft.”

Apple v. Samsung: What Does a $1 Billion Verdict Really Mean?

from Updates by Julie Samuels
We wrote last week that Apple and Samsung would be better off ? and their consumers would be better served ? if the tech giants took their epic patent battle out of the courtroom and into the marketplace. On Friday, the jury found that Samsung infringed a host of Apple?s patents and awarded Apple $1.05 billion in damages. That’s more than a billion less than Apple had demanded and a small drop for Samsung in the grand scheme of things. But it’s real money nonetheless, and that’s before the injunctions. 

Apple vs. Samsung Continued: Why This War is Far From Over

from Mashable! by Chris Taylor


Samsung: We Will Counter-Sue Apple

from Mashable! by Amanda Wills

How the Apple v. Samsung Outcome Could Change in the Coming Weeks

from Wired Top Stories by Christina Bonnington
Jurors delivered a whopping blow to Samsung on Friday in their verdict for Apple v. Samsung — to the tune of $1.05 billion. But right away, we can expect the court system to tweak some of the jury’s findings, possibly by increasing the damages that Samsung owes Apple.

Occupy London divided over Assange

from FP Passport by Joshua Keating
The Guardian reports that Occupy London, which  remains an activist group despite having been cleared from its encampment outside St. Paul’s cathedral, is divided over whether to support Julian Assange in the stand-off at the Ecuadorean embassy:


EFF Continues Support of OWS Protester & Twitter As Case Is Appealed

from Updates by Hanni Fakhoury
Does the government need a search warrant to get information about your Twitter activity — information like deleted tweets, other users you communicate with, and the list of IP addresses you used to connect to the service? Today we joined the ACLU, New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) and Public Citizen in telling a New York appeals court that the answer to that question is yes.


Fun fact: One Google search uses the computing power of the entire Apollo space mission

from The Next Web by Drew Olanoff

Search Engine usage: Despite Bing?s home-court advantage on IE, Google still dominant overall at 74%

from The Next Web by Matthew Panzarino


Find Out How Google Earth Is Changing The World

from Mashable! by Tania Kasongo

Firefox 15: Less Memory, Painless Updates

from Wired Top Stories by Scott Gilbertson
Mozilla’s latest update is the last you’ll have to worry about thanks to the new, seamless update mechanism. Firefox 15 also cures memory-hogging add-ons and offers web developers some new tools.

Security companies are recommending you disable Java, or just uninstall it

from The Next Web by Emil Protalinski

New Megaupload Will Be Massive Global Network To Change The World

from TorrentFreak by enigmax
In July, a little over six months since the January raids on Megaupload, Kim Dotcom told the world his now-infamous service would be back.


Demonoid: Will The Comeback Kid Return?

from TorrentFreak by Ernesto

When Demonoid went down at the end of July the site?s admin blamed a DDoS attack. This initial attack resulted in a series of problems that were not easy to fix.

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