The French National Assembly approved a copyright bill that will restrict P-to-P software and force DRM developers to reveal details of their systems.
French lawmakers have finalized the text of a copyright bill that will outlaw P-to-P software if deputies approve it on Tuesday.
Makers of third-party ink-jet printer cartridges and refills don't believe a recent string of lawsuits by Epson will stop the industry, they said at Cebit.
The French government will not attempt to force through a bill on digital copyright before year-end after all.
Hard disk makers Seagate and Maxtor have announced terms for their $1.9 billion merger.
French authorities will reduce a copyright levy imposed on music players containing flash memory, perhaps as early as this week.
A judge has issued a tentative ruling staying Google's request to have a California court hear a case relating to its recruitment of a former Microsoft exec.
Google has announced details of its philanthropic plans, including planned donations of $265 million.
VeriSign has bought network infrastructure underpinning key services for bloggers from owner Scripting News for US$2.3 million in cash.
Sony Corp. issued an earnings warning Thursday and said it will cut 10,000 jobs and a number of product models over the next few years, as it reorganizes its electronics division in an effort to reduce costs.
HP will save US$1.9 billion a year through a reorganization that will cut 10 percent of its workforce, or around 14,500 jobs.
Intel’s European offices were raided Tuesday by officials from the European Commission.
A German teenager who confessed to creating the Sasser computer worm was sentenced to 21 months of youth custody, suspended for three years.
Nokia Corp. is turning to open-source software developers to provide a new Web browser for smart phones based on its Series 60 mobile phone software platform, the company announced Monday.
A Shanghai man was sentenced to death Tuesday after a dispute over ownership of a virtual sword in an online game led to a real-life killing.