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Snuggie Maker Sues Amazon.com Over Alleged Trademark Infringement
Amazon

Snuggie Maker Sues Amazon.com Over Alleged Trademark Infringement

The company is accusing the internet retailer of letting an 'astronomical' number of counterfeit products to be sold through its website.
Apple Loses to Samsung in Supreme Court Smartphone Fight
Samsung

Apple Loses to Samsung in Supreme Court Smartphone Fight

Design patent cases very rarely reach the Supreme Court. It had not heard such a case in more than 120 years.
New Customers Drive Innovation in Legal Marijuana Products
Cannabis

New Customers Drive Innovation in Legal Marijuana Products

As marijuana moves from prohibition to a fragile but lucrative legal status it is attracting curious first time users interested in edibles but not bongs.
Andre Bourque
Lego Replaces Long-Time CEO With Company's First Foreign Boss
CEOs

Lego Replaces Long-Time CEO With Company's First Foreign Boss

Briton Bali Padda, currently chief operations officer, will replace Jorgen Vig Knudstorp, who was the first chief executive from outside the Kristiansen clan, Denmark's richest family.
Facebook Is Asking Users' Help to Identify Misleading News
Facebook

Facebook Is Asking Users' Help to Identify Misleading News

It's actually trusting users to verify stories posted on the social network.
Web Giants to Cooperate on Removal of Extremist Content
Content

Web Giants to Cooperate on Removal of Extremist Content

Tech companies have long resisted outside intervention in how their sites should be policed, but have come under increasing pressure from Western governments to do more.
Apple Watch Sales Set Record in Holiday Week, Apple's Cook Says
Apple Watch

Apple Watch Sales Set Record in Holiday Week, Apple's Cook Says

'Our data shows that Apple Watch is doing great and looks to be one of the most popular holiday gifts this year,' Cook wrote.
Influencer Marketing Tips From a College Student With a 250 Million Follower Reach
Influencer Marketing

Influencer Marketing Tips From a College Student With a 250 Million Follower Reach

Engaged followers mean more than countless silent fans.
Steve Young
Sirius Reapproaches Pandora for a Takeover
Pandora

Sirius Reapproaches Pandora for a Takeover

Pandora is set to unveil an on-demand music streaming service in December.
EU Urges U.S. Tech Giants to Act Faster Against Hate Speech
Technology

EU Urges U.S. Tech Giants to Act Faster Against Hate Speech

The EU executive's warning comes six months after the companies signed up to a voluntary code of conduct.
BMW Seeks to Be 'Coolest' Ride-Hailing Firm With Autonomous Car
BMW

BMW Seeks to Be 'Coolest' Ride-Hailing Firm With Autonomous Car

'Ride hailing is nothing more than manual autonomous driving,' Tony Douglas, Head of Strategy for BMW's mobility services said. 'Once you dispense with the driver you have a license to print money.'
Facebook Working on a Plan to Pick News From Favored Media Partners
Facebook

Facebook Working on a Plan to Pick News From Favored Media Partners

The feature is called Collections and functions similarly to Snapchat's Discover section.
Virgin Galactic's New Spaceship Completes Its First Glide Test
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic's New Spaceship Completes Its First Glide Test

This early test of VSS Unity was an important step.