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Remains of the Day: Briefly legal

Cupertino exits one lawsuit even as it prepares to enter another, and one man shows you how to make your floppy disks play nicely with your iPad.

Remains of the Day: Holey wholesale holograms!

A longtime industry watcher moves to Cupertino, Steve Jobs's email to James Murdoch is marked as read, and Tim Cook dodges an inane "rumor."

Senate report: Apple claims subsidiaries with no taxing jurisdiction

Apple has set up three foreign subsidiaries that the company claims are not resident in any nation for taxing purposes, in an effort to avoid paying tens of billions of dollars in taxes to the U.S. and other countries, according to a new report from a U.S. Senate subcommittee.

Remains of the Day: Where in the world?

Mr. Cook goes to Washington, an Apple Store grows in San Francisco, and Mac spyware turns up in Norway.

Remains of the Day: Anybody want a peanut?

The DOJ wants to put Apple on ice for collusion on ebooks' price. Elsewhere, if an iPhone button wiggles, is it more than just a niggle? And to get some relief, Siri asks you to please keep it brief.

In ebook case, Apple says publishers had already taken measures to counter Amazon

Concerned about Amazon.com's low pricing of ebooks, publishers had taken measures as early as 2009 such as "windowing," a practice of delaying ebook releases to benefit sales of hardcover editions, Apple said in a filing in an ebook price-fixing lawsuit.

New York calls on phone makers to help deter theft

The New York State attorney general has sent letters to the chief executives of Apple, Microsoft, Google and Samsung asking them for help in combating cellphone theft and hinting he may pursue legal action if they don't cooperate.

on techhive.com

Berlin court: Apple's privacy policy violates German data protection law

Apple violates German data protection law by asking for users' broad, overall consent in its privacy policy, the Regional Court of Berlin ruled.

Senate passes Internet sales tax

The U.S. Senate has voted to allow states to collect sales tax from online retailers, making it more difficult to buy tax-free products online.

on pcworld.com

EU says Motorola abused its position by seeking and enforcing injunction against Apple

Motorola Mobility abuses its dominant position in the E.U. by seeking and enforcing an injunction against Apple in Germany on the basis of its mobile phone standard-essential patents (SEPs), the European Commission said in a preliminary antitrust review of the case on Monday.