December 2017 Current Events: Science & Technology News

Updated September 25, 2021 | Infoplease Staff

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The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world news events you need to know so far for December 2017:

  1. Nokia Wins Dispute with Blackberry
  2. YouTube Announces Music Subscription
  3. U.S. Government Bans Kaspersky

Nokia Wins Dispute with Blackberry


After pursuing a patent dispute against Blackberry, Nokia was awarded $137 million on December 1. The court ruling stated that Blackberry had previously failed to pay patent fees under the licensing contract. (Reuters)

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YouTube Announces Music Subscription


On December 7, YouTube announced a paid music subscription will be launched by the company come March. (Reuters)

AP Photo/Danny Moloshok

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U.S. Government Bans Kaspersky


On December 12, President Trump announced that there is now a ban on Kaspersky Lab products within the U.S. government. (Reuters)

AP Photo/Raphael Satter

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