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Qualcomm settles antitrust case in Taiwan

Qualcomm may have lost its long-winded deal to buy NXP on account of China and it continues to battle lawsuits worldwide, but the company does have a dose of good news out of Asia today after it settled an antitrust investigation in Taiwan. The U.S. chip firm was hit with a record $ 773 million fine last October when it was accused of ...

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‘In prison for advocating better US-Russia relation’: Butina lawyer on her ‘misunderstood’ case

The media continues to misrepresent the “unprecedented” case against Maria Butina, even as the US government backpedals on allegations levelled at the Russian activist, her attorney told RT in an exclusive interview. Robert Driscoll said that despite the “tsunami” of negative media coverage aimed at his client, he’s confident that Butina will have a strong defense once the facts of ...

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'Ex-CIA officer Joshua Schulte case intended to send chilling message to whistleblowers'

Charges against an ex-CIA employee are intended to send a message to potential whistleblowers, warning them that they will have no defense when pursued by the government, the executive editor of 21st Century Wire told RT. Former CIA software engineer Joshua Schulte is facing charges over what has been described as the largest information leak in the agency’s history. Prosecutors ...

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Russia violated no international norms in its response to Skripal case – German parliament’s agency

Moscow has acted in full accordance with international law during the inquiry into the poisoning of the Skripals, the German parliament’s service said. London’s actions were seen as more questionable, though. The German Bundestag’s Research and Documentation Services have “found no clear violations of cooperation obligations under the [Chemical Weapons Convention] CWC [committed] by Russia,” a report issued by the ...

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Iran builds legal case against ‘ISIS-founder’ US, based on Trump campaign claims

Tehran wants to sue Washington for its indirect involvement in dual terrorist attacks in Iran last year, claiming that the president himself repeatedly admitted the US is responsible for the rise of the terrorist group. During his election campaign, US President Donald Trump repeatedly accused his predecessor’s administration – in particular, Democratic Party rival and former Secretary of State Hilary ...

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Jury finds Samsung owes Apple $539M in patent case stretching back to 2011

A patent case that began back in 2011 has reached a conclusion, with Samsung ordered to pay about $ 539 million to Apple over infringements of the latter’s patents in devices that are now long gone. The case has dragged on for years as both sides argued about the finer points of how much was owed per device, what could ...

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Jury finds Samsung owes Apple $539M in patent case stretching back to 2011

A patent case that began back in 2011 has reached a conclusion, with Samsung ordered to pay about $ 539 million to Apple over infringements of the latter’s patents in devices that are now long gone. The case has dragged on for years as both sides argued about the finer points of how much was owed per device, what could ...

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Justice Department IG finishes report on Clinton email case, Comey & Co. brace for impact

The Justice Department Inspector General has finished its report into law enforcement’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email case. Officials named in the report will now review it, and many have a lot at stake. Over a year in the making, Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz finished the report Wednesday and a draft has been made available to the agencies ...

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UK watchdog orders Cambridge Analytica to give up data in US voter test case

Another big development in the personal data misuse saga attached to the controversial Trump campaign-linked UK-based political consultancy, Cambridge Analytica — which could lead to fresh light being shed on how the company and its multiple affiliates acquired and processed US citizens’ personal data to build profiles on millions of voters for political targeting purposes. The UK’s data watchdog, the ICO, ...

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Sex with 10yo not rape, Finnish court rules in migrant’s case

In a case that has triggered public outrage, a top Finnish court has upheld a ruling that sex between an asylum seeker and a 10-year-old girl didn’t constitute rape. Critics are calling for harsher sentences for child abuse. Finland’s Supreme Court rejected a request from the prosecution to appeal a three-year jail term for a 23-year-old man on Thursday. Finnish media ...

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