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Cheerleading company can get copyrights, pursue competitors, Supreme Court says

Enlarge The Supreme Court issued a 5-2 opinion (PDF) today allowing cheerleading uniforms to be copyrighted.The case, Star Athletica v.Varsity Brands, is expected to have...

Hope fades for cheap TV-over-Internet as FilmOn loses copyright fight

Enlarge / FilmOn CEO Alkiviades "Alki" David at an event in Los Angeles in 2015. (credit: Vivien Killilea / WireImage) Remember the...

1 million NYC homes can’t get Verizon FiOS, so the city...

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Spencer Platt) New York City today filed a lawsuit against Verizon.The city claims Verizon failed to complete a citywide...

Appeals court throws out six Intellectual Ventures “do it on a...

Enlarge / Intellectual Ventures CEO Nathan Myhrvold at The New York Times' "Food For Tomorrow" conference in 2015. (credit: Neilson Barnard / Getty...

From Apple to Zendesk, tech sector supports transgender boy at Supreme...

Gavin Grimm is a transgender teenaged boy at the center of a Supreme Court battle about whether transgender people have the right to use...

California Supreme Court: No, you can’t hide public records on a...

Enlarge / Facade of the Supreme Court of California, as seen on October 2, 2016. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) The California Supreme...

Patent-holding company’s $533M verdict against Apple is dust on appeal

A representative patent image showing how Smartflash's "data storage and access system" works. (credit: USPTO) It looked like Smartflash LLC had Apple right where...

Proposed federal law demands probable-cause warrants for geolocation data

Enlarge Just over a year ago, the US Supreme Court declined to clear up the nationwide legal confusion regarding whether the Constitution...

Oracle refuses to accept pro-Google “fair use” verdict in API battle

(credit: Uncalno Tekno) Google successfully made its case to a jury last year that its use of Java APIs in Android was "fair...

Maybe the US does have the right to seize data from...

Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images) Can the US government demand that it be able to reach into the world's servers with the tech...

DOJ asks appeals court to delay judge’s block of Trump travel...

Enlarge / President Donald Trump, as seen on January 27, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. (credit: Pool Photo/Getty Images) Late Saturday evening Pacific Time,...

“Lipstick on a pig”: Time Warner Cable “deceived the FCC” in...

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | John Lund) The New York state government’s lawsuit against Charter and its Time Warner Cable (TWC) subsidiary contains...