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  • SAP AG has filed a counterclaim to a March lawsuit in which Waste Management Inc. charged that the software vendor fraudulently promised that an ERP implementation would meet the trash disposal company's needs. SAP contends that Waste Management understood the risks of the software and failed to define its requirements in a timely fashion.
  • The European Court of Human Rights has temporarily held up the extradition of U.K. citizen Gary McKinnon, who faces charges of hacking U.S. military computers.
  • A lawsuit filed against Datallegro Inc., which is being acquired by Microsoft Corp., charges that the data warehouse appliance vendor is using patented technology developed by XPrime, which once employed Datallegro's founder.
  • Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to buy Colubris Networks Inc., a maker of 802.11n wireless access infrastructure products, for an undisclosed sum.
    • This version of the story originally appeared in Computerworld's print edition.

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