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Apple wants antitrust lawsuit to be dropped

04/19/2011, Awhile ago, Apple was sued by Thomas Slatterly, an iTunes user after they blocked music from RealNetworks’ Harmony service from working on the iPod, just days after it was launched. The class action lawsuit against Apple claimed that they were...

Apple sues Samsung for being copycats

04/18/2011, You might have wondered what took them so long, but they’ve finally done it. Apple has just put on its gloves and stepped into the ring with Samsung, with reports of the fruity company sending a lawsuit towards the Korean electronic...

Google forced to filter autocomplete results in Italy

04/05/2011, It looks like innovation isn’t always good for everyone. When autocomplete was first introduced to the Google Search Engine, it saved users a lot of time from entering commonly searched for terms. However, the most commonly searched for phrases...

Amazon reported to be in negotiations for Cloud Player licenses

03/31/2011, After launching without the consent of record labels, Amazon has decided to get its legal issues in order and has been reported to taking steps to obtain the needed licenses for Cloud Player. Due to their gung-ho actions, they’ve managed to become...

Microsoft to file antitrust lawsuit against Google

03/31/2011, In a strange turn of events, it looks like Microsoft is now in the driver’s seat for dishing out antitrust lawsuits against its competitors. What seemed to be their specialty many years ago (when they were on the receiving end), Microsoft plan on...

PS3 Hacker Geohot Flees to South America to Escape Sony

03/23/2011, Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Famed iPhone hacker turned PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz a.k.a Geohot, has reportedly fled to South America from his New Jersey home in an attempt to escape Sony in their ongoing court battle over hacking the video game...

Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble for patent infringement

03/21/2011, Microsoft has just been reported to be going after Barnes & Noble for using Android on their Nook tablet. Android, which has been alleged to infringe upon certain Microsoft-owned patents is the operating system used in the tablet and it looks like...

PS3 Ban Lifted in Europe

03/10/2011, The European battle between LG and Sony over the PlayStation 3 has taken a new turn. Sony has reportedly won, and the earlier seizure of PS3s in Holland has been stopped. To give you some context: LG and Sony are in a dispute concerning Blu-Ray patents...

Movie studios sue file-sharing service, Hotfile

02/09/2011, It looks like movie studios are bringing down the heat on file-sharing services all over the internet, one at a time. The latest to feel the crosshairs on its back is popular file-sharing service, Hotfile. The site that is alleged to reward the sharing of...

Microsoft hit with class action lawsuit over refunds on Windows

01/25/2011, Microsoft is no stranger to lawsuits and now a class action lawsuit has been filed against the company in Italy by a group claiming that it’s too difficult to procure a refund for the copies of Windows that come bundled in new PCs. It was pointed out...

Android contains code copied from Java?

01/21/2011, The legal battle between Oracle’s Java and Google’s Android has been going on for a while and now it seems that it might actually have a case. It has been discovered that at least 43 Android source files appear to have been directly copied from Java....

Sony hack court case postponed with jurisdiction questioned

01/17/2011, Sony’s legal eagles must be pretty upset to know that their claim against hacker Georgen “geohot” Hotz will be postponed, as this delay of a trial was due to questions of where the case should physically be held. At the moment, the case...

Sony Ericsson sues Clearwire over similar-looking logo

01/17/2011, In our weekly installment of ridiculous lawsuits (no it’s not a weekly thing but it sure seems like these things happen often enough) we have Sony Ericsson taking Clearwire to court. It appears that Sony Ericsson is concerned that Clearwire’s...

Motorola countersues Microsoft on Xbox 360 gaming system patents

11/11/2010, Ah, the battle lines are being drawn in the courtroom, as Motorola will not take Microsoft’s stand of suing Motorola concerning patents in the Xbox 360 console lying down. In order to hit back, Motorola decided to counter-sued, accusing Microsoft of...