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Hong Kong activists fail in legal bid to challenge decision on construction of third airport runway – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostHong Kong’s High Court has struck out a bid by a Lantau resident and a conservationist to challenge the decision to allow the construction of a third airport runway, with a judge rejecting accusations that the environmental watchdog had ignored … …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google News

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tech

US Supreme Court to decide whether software can be patented – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide on a key software industry issue of which kinds of computer-related software are eligible for patent protection. The court said in a one-line order that it would hear a case brought …Software Patents Get US High Court Review as Industry DividesBusinessweekSupreme Court to […]

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New York

Justices Pass on Tax Case From Online Merchants – New York Times

New York TimesWASHINGTON — The United States Supreme Court on Monday let stand a ruling from New York’s highest court requiring Internet retailers to collect sales taxes even if they have no physical presence in the state.Amazon Rejected by U.S. High Court on New York Sales TaxBloombergAmazon’s petition against collecting New York sales tax…The VergeSupreme […]