Mobile Minutes: SXSW bots; Alphabet v. Uber; Airbnb in Japan; Wikileaks CIA leak
By Staff reports
March 13, 2017
Donald Trump's presidency is setting the tone at this year's festival, but that won't stop bots, VR and general geekiness from running amok.
Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) self-driving car unit on Friday said it would seek a preliminary injunction against Uber [UBER.UL] in a high-profile intellectual property lawsuit, according to a court filing.
Airbnb Inc. is finally getting the green light to do business in Japan after years of operating in grey areas of the law.
WASHINGTON For years, Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been derided as an anti-American anarchist, indiscriminate in publishing leaks and far too cozy with Russia. For more than four years, he has been hiding out in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London to avoid sexual assault investigators in Sweden.