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Report: Apple, Google, Microsoft join forces to buy Kodak patents

The technology industry may be moving to a more cooperative mode on patents, with Apple, Google and Microsoft putting their patent disputes to one side for the sale of former photography giant Kodak's patent stack.
Iain Thomson, 09 Dec 2012

US drops ‘net regulation bombshell, threatens WCIT exit

As the ITU’s WCIT conference rolls on in Dubai, the head of the American delegation Terry Kramer has pointed to the big red button, threatening to veto any new treaty it believes puts the Internet at risk.
Richard Chirgwin, 09 Dec 2012

Kiwi archaeologists cook up a record of Earth’s magnetism

A kind of oven used by the Maori since long before Europeans arrived in New Zealand is being mined for archaeological information about the history of Earth’s magnetic fields.
Richard Chirgwin, 09 Dec 2012
The encryption key generation screen from Kim Dotcom's preview of his new cloud storage service

Kim Dotcom shows off new mega service

Kim Dotcom has shown off his forthcoming replacement for megaupload, posting three screen shots to Twitter.
Simon Sharwood, 09 Dec 2012

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