Ore. smokejumpers skydive into illegal pot garden A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of Southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepared for growing season. The six smokejumpers from a base in Redmond found the site Monday evening, when there was a rash of lightning strikes. More
Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
Shell offers $51 million to settle Nigerian oil spills claim, but will pay much more Despite all of the bluster, Shell settled all of the claims mentioned in the press statement and all other subsequent court actions we brought against the company, including two libel actions ... damages caused.” In a judgment delivered by Mr Justice ... 06/20/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Happy 2nd birthday… and thanks a million The UKHRB team have worked tirelessly to comment on and summarise recent case law, often within a few days, if not hours, of a judgment being published ... certainly led to me meeting some fantastic co-bloggers and campaigners, and I am now regularly ... 04/4/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
A $2.5 Million Libel Judgment Brings the Question: Are Bloggers Journalists? That was the headline on a conservative blog following a $2.5 million judgment this month against blogger Crystal Cox in a defamation case tried in federal court in Oregon. It’s a case followed closely in both the blogosphere and in the traditional media ... 12/21/2011 - 7:00 pm | View Link
University Sues Former Investment Officer Thomas Kannam for $3 Million requesting a hearing which could force Kannam to put aside a $3 million pre-judgment remedy that would be paid to the University if it eventually wins its case. There was no public announcement, and Wesleyan’s Director of Media Relations, David Pesci ... 12/10/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
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Valleywag Sorry to disrupt. ... On September 4th, Kevin Rose, the Digg founder turned partner at Google Ventures, sent out a series of texts to the folks who were beta testing ... 09/22/2014 - 10:25 am | View Website
Breaking Legal News & Entertainment Law Blog CBS suffered a defeat in a Marshall, Texas, courtroom on Monday when a jury came back from deliberations and awarded $1.3 million to Personal Audio LLC over the TV ... 09/22/2014 - 8:44 am | View Website
FRANKFURT, Germany — Germany’s Siemens has agreed to buy the U. S. oil-field equipment maker Dresser-Rand for $7.6 billion in cash, aiming to catch up with archrival General Electric in a booming U. S. shale-gas market.
HONG KONG — Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, officially has set the record for the biggest initial public offering, after its bankers on Friday increased the size of the deal by 15 percent, to $25 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said yesterday.