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Aquila's laser tech powers non-stop drone flights in landmark trial
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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drones
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surf life saving new zealand
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aquila
Aquila, an AU-NZ deep tech start-up, makes history by wirelessly charging drones in mid-flight using laser beams, setting its sights on transforming global energy distribution.
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VIQ Solutions starts contract with Queensland Courts DJAG
Tue, 9th Aug 2022
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transcribe
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viq solutions
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VIQ Solutions has started providing transcription and recording services to Queensland Courts Department of Justice and Attorney General.
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Appian awarded billions in damages against Pegasystems Inc.
Thu, 12th May 2022
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Appian has been awarded USD$2.036 billion in damages against Pegasystems Inc as the result of a jury verdict in the Circuit Court for Fairfax County, Virginia.
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New precedent for cybersecurity after legal judgement of RI Advice
Fri, 6th May 2022
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cybersecurity
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cios
In an Australian first, the Federal Court has found that RI Advice failed to adequately manage cybersecurity risks.
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Legal challenge over decision that AI machines cannot be granted patents
Mon, 28th Feb 2022
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ai
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patents
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A legal challenge is being prepared to overturn the Intellectual Property Office's (IPONZ) decision not to recognise a machine as an inventor.
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Huawei to fight US allegations with their own lawsuit
Tue, 5th Mar 2019
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cloud services
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hyperscale
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public cloud
The lawyers are alleging that their client was detained, searched and interrogated for three hours in violation of constitutional rights.
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Commerce Commission cautions consumers following High Court’s Viagogo decision
Tue, 19th Feb 2019
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commerce commission
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viagogo
High Court denies interim injunction against Viagogo; buyers caution urged by Commerce Commission.
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Huawei continues to plead innocent despite serious criminal charges
Wed, 30th Jan 2019
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cios
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huawei
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fraud
Huawei faces 13-count indictment in the US, including bank fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy charges. CFO Meng also indicted.
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Apple Supreme Court case could have ‘far-reaching ramifications’
Mon, 30th Jul 2018
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smartphones
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apple
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app development
A GlobalData analyst says that the outcome of the Apple v Pepper case could impact the app development market at all levels.
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Spark facing court proceedings after Commerce Commission alleges it misled customers
Mon, 9th Jul 2018
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commerce commission
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telecommunications
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cios
Spark faces 11 charges over misleading conduct.
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PB Tech raked over coals by ComCom for dodgy practices
Tue, 3rd Jul 2018
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commerce commission
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pb technologies
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retail
PB Tech guilty of warranty charges; warned for bait ads on Apple watches with 14 in stock.
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Telstra to front federal court over direct billing services
Mon, 26th Mar 2018
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telecommunications
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telstra
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accc
Telstra faces fines of up to AUD$10m and customer refunds after admitting to misleading consumers about its Premium Direct Billing service.
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Second workplace bullying case filed against TechnologyOne
Tue, 20th Feb 2018
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legal battle
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technologyone
Former TechnologyOne worker sues for bullying, joining another recent case.
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Hills and Milestone Systems to trade punches in court
Fri, 16th Feb 2018
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video
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saas
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martech
Hills Ltd contests Milestone's call for its liquidation, alleging power misuse ahead of court clash.
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Schneider Electric wins court case over DPSA’s unpaid debts - thanks existing partners
Fri, 7th Apr 2017
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
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it distributors
Schneider Electric emerges victorious in court battle with data center infrastructure distributor DPSA over unpaid debts.
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Pernod Ricard cuts deal over convertible note tax dispute
Tue, 23rd Dec 2014
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nz
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sales
Pernod Ricard has joined the list of firms cutting deals with the Inland Revenue Department to settle tax disputes over the use of mandatory conver.
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High Court turns down Kuwait Finance House claim over Canterbury funding
Thu, 11th Dec 2014
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investment
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court case
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money management
The Kuwaiti firm asked the court to uphold a ruling in the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution against Berkeley, California-based David Teece.
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Vodafone changes ad? That's a lie, Telecom
Tue, 13th Aug 2013
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broadband
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digital entertainment
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telecommunications
Vodafone's SuperNet advertising campaign will continue unchanged despite Telecom dropping its court case seeking an injunction today.
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Apple talks tough in China iPad dispute - Updated
Fri, 24th Feb 2012
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apple
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technology gifts
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ipad
Apple escalates its legal feud with Proview in China, defending its iPad trademark rights and accusing Proview of defamation.
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News: Apple fined, iOS apps on Apple TV, Mac version of The Old Republic important, and more!
Tue, 3rd Jan 2012
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apple
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technology gifts
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apple tv
Apple fined £1.2m in Italy for misleading warranty practices, while developers make strides in iOS apps on Apple TV, and The Old Republic eyes Mac.
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Limewire faces closure
Fri, 14th May 2010
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sony
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court case
LimeWire has lost a court case and been found guilty of facilitating copyright infringement.