NEW YORK— The Beastie Boys want to force the maker of Monster Energy drink to pay nearly $2.4 million in legal fees and costs so the rappers' $1.7 million jury award is not dwarfed by expenses in a copyright violation case, lawyers say. A Manhattan federal court jury awarded the group most of the $2 million it requested at a June trial, but that was not enough to cover...» Read More
Ajay Royan, Mithril Capital Management general partner, explains how his fund is evaluating new ventures and where he sees growth opportunities.
If you paid more taxes than you feel you should have, maybe you should think about living in a state with a lower tax burden. See which states qualify as American tax havens.
Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, Winklevoss Capital principals, discuss the next frontier in technology and the paradigm shift in creating capital for start-up ventures.
Trip Adler, Scribd co-founder & CEO and Aaron Levie, Box.com co-founder & CEO, discuss how internet publishing and cloud computing is dramatically changing the way information is exchanged on the internet.
New fallout from the government's shutdown of the file-sharing site, Megaupload, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin. The hacker group Anonymous attacked various government sites and content-related organizations, as a result.
Congress is looking at ways to make it easier for entrepreneurs to raise money, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Yale professor David Gelernter survived an attack by the Unabomber. Now, he's up against a bigger force: He's suing Apple. After seeing an email from Steve Jobs in the case, one patent law expert said simply, "Wow."
China is pushing the boundaries of piracy even further with a theme park based on the online gaming blockbuster, World of Warcraft — a dream come true for gamers in a country internet addiction is so common it's treated in hospital. The FT reports.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on trades to play today. Also, Colin Gillis, BGC Partners, takes a look at why Google is snapping up Motorola Mobility and what it means to the competition.
Australia’s goal of having the world’s toughest tobacco promotion laws in place by 2012 moved closer on Thursday when it released the plain packing design that all cigarette manufacturers will be forced to adopt as part of new legislation. The FT reports.
Google has accused arch-rival Microsoft of plagiarising its internet search results in an attempt to narrow the big lead that Google still holds in the highly profitable search business.
Shares of Google and Apple edged higher in pre-market trading after a federal court judge dismissed a patent lawsuit against the tech giants brought by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.
Paris, Milan, New York, London...Beijing? Chinese designers would certainly like to see their runways join the ranks of the world's best, and they're using China Fashion Week, their annual showcase, to make a statement - from the bold to the bizarre.
Retailers are flocking to India, thanks to an economy that is still growing and a young population eager to gobble up new brand names. But some Western brands — once they conquer the regulatory hurdles to getting into the market here — may get a sinking sense of familiarity.
Apple's iTunes Store started selling thousands of songs without copy protection, marking the trendsetting company's latest coup and a model for what analysts say will likely become a pattern for online music sales.
James Moore, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that trade talks with China earlier this week have produced “modest” results.
Thomas Donohue, chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that a recession is unlikely this year.He said consumer spending is up, the housing market appears to have bottomed out and exports are growing.“I think we’re going to (have economic growth) between 2% and 2.5%,” Donohue said Wednesday. “I don’t think we’ll hit a recession. I think the Fed will be helpful.”
Media conglomerate Viacom sued Google and its Internet video-sharing site YouTube for more than $1 billion on Tuesday in the biggest challenge yet to the Web search leader's strategy to dominate the online video market.
Norway topped a global index of intellectual and physical property rights released on Tuesday while Bangladesh came last, highlighting that the weakest economies have the weakest property rights laws.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Sony BMG agreed to settle charges that it secretly embedded potentially damaging anti-piracy software in some of its CDs.