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Dutch minister to question US Embassy about rooftop antennas

The Dutch Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations will question the U.S. Embassy over the purpose of its rooftop antennas, the minister wrote in a letter to the House of Representatives Monday.

Written by Loek Essers09 Dec. 13 16:47

Documents leaked again amid secret trade negotiations

Global intellectual property (IP) legislation continues to be negotiated behind closed doors this week in Singapore where discussions are underway on a secretive international trade treaty that could have far-reaching effects on Internet services, copyright law and civil liberties.

Written by Loek Essers09 Dec. 13 14:18

Nokia wins UK sales ban on the HTC One Mini

Nokia has won a sales ban on the HTC One Mini smartphone in the U.K., but its Taiwanese rival can keep on selling its HTC One flagship model pending the outcome of a possible appeal, the England and Wales High Court ruled Tuesday.

Written by Loek Essers03 Dec. 13 14:34

Self-driving cars to hit Swedish public roads

Volvo is starting a pilot project that aims to have 100 self-driving cars on Swedish public roads around the city of Gothenburg by 2017.

Written by Loek Essers02 Dec. 13 16:02

New Creative Commons license gives users more flexibility

Authors and artists seeking to release works under a Creative Commons license now have more flexibility and choice when they want to share their works, Creative Commons said Thursday.

Written by Loek Essers28 Nov. 13 16:23

Google Hangouts infringes trademark, says US company Hanginout

Google's video-chat service Hangouts wilfully infringes on the still pending trademark of Hanginout, the company said in a lawsuit filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on Tuesday.

Written by Loek Essers28 Nov. 13 12:00