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Amazon must face trademark lawsuit over search results

- Inc must face a trademark lawsuit brought by a watchmaker which says the online retailer's search results can cause confusion for potential customers, a federal appeals court ruled.

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'Pearl Harbor' trends on Twitter after U.S. soccer victory over Japan

- The Twitterverse lit up with references to the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor after the 5-2 U.S. victory over Japan in the Women's World Cup championship match but other Twitter users called those comments offensive.

Sports, U.S., Twitter 10:29am EDT

Uber says drivers intimidated in South Africa after taxi protests

JOHANNESBURG - Ride-hailing service Uber said on Monday its drivers had faced intimidation in South Africa following a protest last week by members of metered taxi associations who say the online app competes unfairly for business.

Africa 9:41am EDT

Surveillance software maker Hacking Team gets taste of its own medicine

FRANKFURT - Italy's Hacking Team, which makes surveillance software used by governments to police the web, appeared to be the victim of hacking on a grand scale itself on Monday.

8:26am EDT

Google's Waze to start carpooling pilot program in Israel

JERUSALEM - Google-owned online mapping company Waze is launching a carpooling pilot program in Israel where commuters pay fellow drivers a small fee for a ride to and from work.

4:10am EDT

Investors lower Samsung Electronics second-quarter expectations amid S6 doubts

SEOUL - Doubts over the sales prospects of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new flagship smartphones are damping expectations of a rapid turnaround for the South Korean giant, even though profit likely continues to recover from last year's troughs.

05 Jul 2015