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Samsung, Philips among companies raided by EU antitrust investigators

Inspections are part of inquiry into anticompetitive practices.

File-sharing site Hotfile agrees to pay $80 million in damages

Hotfile was sued in 2011 by five studios for allegedly promoting and benefiting from copyright infringement

California sues SAP over failed payroll software project

SAP has been slapped with a lawsuit by California's state controller over a payroll software implementation the office says cost taxpayers a vast sum of money, but has never worked correctly.

Human rights groups urge UN to discourage mass digital surveillance

Five human rights groups urged the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to adopt a new resolution against indiscriminate mass surveillance.

Another Samsung 3G patent likely to be invalid, German court says

A Samsung Electronics patent the company has declared essential to the implementation of 3G mobile standards is likely to be invalid, the Regional Court of Mannheim in Germany said Friday.

Nokia runs into hurdles over transfer of India factory to Microsoft

Nokia has asked a court in Delhi to revoke a freeze on its factory in India over a tax dispute, ahead of the proposed acquisition by Microsoft of its handset business.