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Investors Suing Microsoft Over Misleading Surface RT Info
Aug 14, 2013 - in News
Investors were mislead by positive statements amidst poor Surface RT sales.
Sony to Pay £250K Fine for 2011 PSN Data Breach
Jul 16, 2013 - in News
Paying for its mistakes.
Apple Asks ITC for Stay On iPad, iPhone Import Ban
Jul 11, 2013 - in News
The battle between Samsung and Apple rages on.
UK Man in Jail for Threatening School Shooting on Facebook
Jul 10, 2013 - in News
Facebook troll ends up in prison.
UK's BSKYB Wins 'SkyDrive' Suit Against Microsoft
Jul 3, 2013 - in News
Score one for BSkyB.
Dotcom Threatens to Sue Google Over Two-step Authentication
May 24, 2013 - in News
Your move, Google, Facebook, and Twitter.
Congress Questions Larry Page Over Google Glass
May 19, 2013 - in News
Congress wants to know how Google plans to protect consumers using and not using Google Glass.
Lawsuit Filed Against Sega, Gearbox for False Advertising
May 3, 2013 - in News
The aliens are biting Gearbox and Sega in the ass from a legal standpoint.
EFF Ranks Apple Lower Than Comcast for Data Protection
May 2, 2013 - in News
Who's keeping Big Brother at bay?
Google Fined €145,000 for WiFi Data Collection
Apr 23, 2013 - in News
That should make a dent in Google's bottom line.
Samsung Facing Probe for False Advertising in Taiwan
Apr 17, 2013 - in News
Samsung is being probed by Taiwanese officials and may be facing fines of up to 25 million Taiwanese dollars (USD 840,000).
Google Reaches Settlement with EU Regulators
Apr 16, 2013 - in News
Google could be about to wrap up an EU antitrust investigation into how it displays search results.
European Union Receives Antitrust Complaint About Android
Apr 10, 2013 - in News
FairSearch says Google is using Android as a 'Trojan Horse' to deceive partners.
Even More Lawmakers Jumping on Pro-Unlock Wagon
Mar 8, 2013 - in News
More lawmakers are stepping out and opposing that crazy ban on unlocking smartphones.
Report: Google Told EU About MSFT Browser Ballot Issue
Mar 7, 2013 - in News
Was Microsoft's mistake only discovered because the company's competitors tipped off the EU?
Microsoft Has No Plans to Appeal EU Fine
Mar 6, 2013 - in News
Company says it takes responsibility for its mistake.
EU Fines Microsoft for Failing to Comply with Browser Ballot
Mar 6, 2013 - in News
Microsoft has been fined for failing to offer all Windows users a browser ballot.
Senator Working on Bill To Make Phone Unlocking Legal Again
Mar 5, 2013 - in News
A U.S. senator plans to introduce a bill that will make unlocking smartphones legal.
FCC Investigating U.S. Ban of Unlocking Cell Phones
Mar 2, 2013 - in News
There may be competition and innovation concerns regarding the new unlock ban on new smartphones.
Obama Signs Warrantless Wiretapping Bill
Jan 2, 2013 - in News
The government gets five more years of warrantless wiretapping of mobile devices.
USPTO Invalidates Apple's Pinch-to-Zoom Patent
Dec 20, 2012 - in News
Another one bites the dust.
South Korea Rules Samsung Plant Caused Woman's Cancer
Dec 15, 2012 - in News
Woman's family will receive an undisclosed amount in compensation.
Apple's iPhone Infringes Three Patents, Jury Said
Dec 13, 2012 - in News
It's Apple's turn to be sued for patent infringement.
Anonymous Member Faces 10 Years in Prison
Dec 11, 2012 - in News
A jury in London convicted a 22-year old member of Anonymous over hacking charges.
Apple's Multi-Touch Patent Invalidated by USPTO
Dec 8, 2012 - in News
Another patent has been declared invalid by the USPTO, this time the popular "Steve Jobs patent".
Samsung Labor Audit Reveals Overtime Violations
Nov 27, 2012 - in News
Firm aiming to address excessive overtime and a fine policy for lateness or absences.
Judge Approves FTCs $22.5 Million FTC Fine for Google
Nov 20, 2012 - in News
Federal judge signs off on FTC's biggest fine ever.
Blizzard Responds to Lawsuit Over Authenticators
Nov 15, 2012 - in News
Just as we thought: the recently-filed Authenticator-themed lawsuit against Blizzard is bogus.
Apple Accused of Keeping Samsung Statement Out-of-Sight
Nov 7, 2012 - in News
The saga continues...
Apple's Posts New Statement Regarding Samsung UK Suit
Nov 2, 2012 - in News
Apple publishes rejigged version of old statement.