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German court says ISPs may have to block music-sharing sites

FRANKFURT Germany's highest court said Internet service providers could be made responsible for blocking websites offering illegal music downloads, but only if copyright holders showed they had first made reasonable attempts to thwart such piracy by other means.

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Texas shuts dating services it says operated illegally

AUSTIN, Texas Texas halted dating service Lone Star Introductions and others from operating in the state because it said the firms had harassed and threatened clients, the Attorney General's office said on Wednesday.

25 Nov 2015

Sony's PlayStation 4 sales top 30 million consoles

TOKYO Sony Corp on Wednesday said sales of its PlayStation 4 video game console exceeded 30.2 million units as of Nov. 22, as global price cuts ahead of the year-end holiday season bolstered demand.

25 Nov 2015

Billionaire Blavatnik takes passive stake in Dorsey's Square

Billionaire investor Leonard Blavatnik disclosed a 11.4 percent passive stake in mobile payments company Square Inc, which went public earlier this month.

Cybersecurity 25 Nov 2015

UK police make fifth arrest in TalkTalk hack inquiry

LONDON An 18-year-old youth from Wales who was detained on Tuesday in the fifth arrest connected to a cyber attack on telecoms company TalkTalk was bailed on Wednesday pending further investigations, police said in a statement.

Cybersecurity 25 Nov 2015

Toshiba to brief on Westinghouse impairment charges on Friday

TOKYO Toshiba Corp will brief analysts on Friday on impairment changes at its U.S. nuclear power unit Westinghouse.

25 Nov 2015