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”A company that seemingly does nothing but license patents or, if necessary, sue other companies to get royalties, has taken aim at Apple,” Don Reisinger reports for Fortune. 125 more words
Viacom employs a lot of accomplished storytellers. But few of them could dream up a drama that’s more compelling — and potentially important — than the one taking place right now at the company’s own offices in New York and Hollywood. 1,341 more words
The long simmering Libor cases against the big banks may have hit a danger point.
On Monday, a judge pushed an anti-trust case against the banks forward, warning that if the case ends up being successful it could be devastating, potentially bankrupting 16 of the 17 largest banks in the world. 694 more words
One day before Bill Cosby is scheduled to appear at a preliminary hearing in a Pennsylvania court where he faces a trio of felony second-degree aggravated indecent assault charges that could land him behind bars for a decade, the 78-year old actor today was denied a pause in the proceedings so he could pursue an appeal. 489 more words
A U.S. appeals court on Monday threw out a jury’s finding that Bank of America was liable for mortgage fraud leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, voiding a $1.27 billion penalty and dealing the U.S. 439 more words