"Facebook hit with lawsuit over plan to issue new stock" Reuters 8:48 PM
"Fitbit Scores Against Jawbone in Patent Dispute: Trade commission rules AliphCom unit sought monopoly on sleep monitoring and health data" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 8:47 PM
"Judge rules for Fitbit in patent dispute with Jawbone: But a separate trial against Fitbit for corporate espionage begins in 10 days." Engadget 4:05 PM
"FCC chariman Tom Wheeler praises Comcast as it moves away from set-top boxes" The Verge 3:17 PM
"Patent defendants won't receive a 'Get out of East Texas free' card" ["The advocacy groups were joined by a group of major tech companies, including Adobe, Dropbox, eBay, Google, Newegg, HP, Intuit, and others. Those companies filed their own amicus brief (PDF) asking for the venue rules to be tightened."] Ars Technica 3:17 PM
"FCC to Sell Maximum Amount in TV Airwave Auction" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 1:46 PM
"FCC wireless auction hits spectrum target, paving the way for fast, reliable 5G" PCWorld 12:44 PM
"New Zealand launches new entrepreneur visa in tech race with Australia" Reuters 7:03 AM
"U.S. judges can now issue search warrants on computers in any jurisdiction" VentureBeat 12:49 PM
"U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power" Reuters 7:02 AM
"Email Privacy Act Wins Sweeping Approval In House: The US House of Representatives has approved the Email Privacy Act by a unanimous vote. That sets the stage for requiring search warrants to review electronic communications older than 180 days." InformationWeek 6:57 AM
"Despite a tough week, S&P and Dow up in April" USA Today 4:10 PM
"Tech Suffers Steep April Losses as Energy Outperforms" FOXBusiness 4:09 PM
"U.S. Stocks Slip as Tech Sector Slumps: Dow, S&P 500 still post monthly gains" WSJ.com [Paid Membership Required] 4:09 PM
"Hong Kong ends down 1.5% as most Asian markets keep sliding: Shares in most Asian stock markets edged lower Friday, with gains capped by disappointment over the Bank of Japan holding back on additional stimulus and worries about global economic growth." MarketWatch 11:24 AM
"European stocks slide as GDP data, earnings stream in: European stocks suffered their worst session in two months Friday, as investors tackled a raft of economic data and a fresh batch of corporate results as the week and month drew to a close." MarketWatch 11:22 AM
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