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The Pandora splash image is seen on an iPhone. (CBS)

Oakland-Based Pandora Internet Radio Cuts First-Ever Direct Deal With Artists

Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.

08/06/2014

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San Jose Man Gets 4 Years In Prison For Selling Counterfeit CDs, DVDs

A 22-year-old man has been sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a copyright infringement scheme that involved selling counterfeit CDs and DVDs in Northern California.

07/24/2014

A Samsung phone (R) and an iPhone 4. (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury Says Samsung, Apple Infringed On Each Other’s Smartphone Patents

A California jury awarded Apple $119.46 million, far less than it demanded, in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding that Apple illegally used one of Samsung’s patents.

05/02/2014

A Samsung phone (R) and an iPhone 4. (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Demands $380M From Samsung In Patent Trial

Apple demanded that Samsung Electronics pay it $380 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features.

11/13/2013

Carly Rae Jepsen & Owl City Sued Over 'Good Time'

Carly Rae Jepsen & Owl City Sued Over ‘Good Time’

It happens all the time: a small artist, songwriter or producer file suit against a much bigger artist for stealing their song idea. But this artist might have a stronger case than most…

11/01/2012

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Sides With Samsung In Apple Court Battle; Galaxy Nexus Sales Allowed

A federal appeals court has sided with Samsung Electronics Corp. in its ongoing patent dispute with Apple Inc.

10/11/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s China Attacks On Obama Show Breathtaking Hypocrisy

Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.

09/28/2012

A Samsung phone (R) and an iPhone 4. (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Epic Apple Vs. Samsung Patent Trial Goes To Jurors

Apple is demanding Samsung pay it $2.5 billion for allegedly stealing the design technology of the iPad and iPhone to create illegal knockoffs. Samsung counters that Apple stole its technology and is demanding $399 million.

08/22/2012

A Samsung phone (R) and an iPhone 4. (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Epic Patent Trial Between Apple, Samsung Wraps Up

After three weeks of listening to technology experts, patent professionals and company executives debate the complicated legal claims of Apple Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co., a jury of nine men and women are set to decide one of the biggest technology disputes in history.

08/20/2012

A Samsung phone (R) and an iPhone 4. (Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Claims Samsung Copied iPhone Technology In Patent Trial

An attorney for Apple told a jury Tuesday that bitter rival Samsung faced two options to compete in the booming cellphone market after Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to critical acclaim in 2007: Innovate or copy.

07/31/2012

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