What to do about the Syrian situation main issue at G8 Summit
The leader of the nations that make up the G8 have met in Northern Ireland. The main issue discussed, the Syrian situation and how to overcome disagreements about how to address it and ultimately solve it.
North Korea to Send Senior Envoy to China
The strategic talks will focus on bilateral relations and the situation on the Korean Peninsula.
Canadian PM says that Putin is 'supporting the thugs' in Syria
On the eve of the G8 summit in N. Ireland, the prime minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, spoke bluntly about the situation in Syria. He said Canada would not arm rebels but he understood why others were and he took a shot at Vladimir Putin.
Threats made to figures at center of IRS controversy: sources
WASHINGTON/CINCINNATI - A current and a former top tax official have been physically threatened in recent weeks as the scandal over Internal Revenue Service targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups has gathered steam, people familiar with their situation say.
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With Waze, Google Gets Access To Social Mapping Data - And A Possible Lawsuit From Nokia
The Google deal to buy Waze — reportedly for $1.1 billion — is a strong move for both companies to enhance their respective mapping services, and to help monetize them better. But it could also serve as the tipping point for Nokia to turn the screws on getting Google to take licenses for certain mapping patents that it owns, or else face legal consequences. According to a source familiar with the situation, Nokia has been eyeing up taking legal action against the search, mobile (and mapping) giant for a while now, and the Waze deal could be the tipping point for that to finally happen. “Nokia has held off on a suit against Nokia for Google Maps for several years just waiting for the right time to approach with an overall suit covering Android and Maps,” our source says. The right time, it seems, could be based on two patents owned by Nokia, 7,628,704 and its extension, 8,070,608, along with a possible third, 7,092,964, which is more related to location-based mobile advertising. Nokia ...