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Google to License Patents in FTC Settlement

January 3, 2013 | 10:58 am

Google to License Patents in FTC Settlement

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WASHINGTON — Google is agreeing to license certain patents to mobile phone rivals and stop a practice of including snippets from other websites in its search results as part of a settlement to end a 19-month investigation into the search leader’s business practices, the Federal Trade Commission said Thursday. U.S. antitrust regulators added that they […]

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UC Officials Reach Settlement in Pepper-Spray Case

September 14, 2012 | 12:00 pm

UC Officials Reach Settlement in Pepper-Spray Case

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California reached a proposed settlement Thursday with UC Davis students and alumni who were hit with during a campus protest last November. The UC Regents approved the settlement during a closed session as neither the University’s lawyers nor the lawyers for the Davis students and alumni would comment […]

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$200 Million? $2.55 Billion? PG&E Disputes What It Can Pay Victims

August 30, 2012 | 4:59 pm

$200 Million? $2.55 Billion? PG&E Disputes What It Can Pay Victims

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PG&E can’t afford to pay out $2.55 billion to victims of the San Bruno gas line fire, the utility’s CEO said on Thursday, disputing an analyst’s estimate. At a press conference, CEO Anthony Earley dismissed the figure, which, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, came from a consultant hired by the Public Utilities Commission. The […]

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