Elon Musk stepping down as Tesla chairman to settle lawsuit
As we reported last week, Tesla's own Elon Musk became the receiving end of a government lawsuit. Musk was going to be taken to court by The ......
Apple settles with patent troll for $25 million
Apple has settled with patent troll Network-1 Technologies for $25 million, ending a suit over alleged patent infringement.
Apple settles Siri lawsuit for $25 million
Apple has agreed to pay $25 million to settle a long-standing lawsuit brought by Dynamic Advances over alleged patent infringement.
Uber settles with California regulators for up to $25 million over background checks, airport permits
Uber has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by California regulators in regards to a lack of background checks on drivers.
Oracle now wants near $10 billion in damages in Java suit against Google
According to recent court filings, Oracle is now seeking up to $9.3 billion in damages in their long-standing copyright lawsuit against Google over the use of Java in over a billion Android phones and tablets.
Samsung wins $120 million appeal in patent feud with Apple
An appeals court has overturned a $120 million judgement against Samsung in their ongoing patent feud with Apple.
Facebook facing censorship lawsuit in France
Thanks to a new court ruling, Facebook will have to face a censorship lawsuit brought by a French teacher whose Facebook account got suspended after he posted an image of a famous painting that includes a naked woman.
Dish Network could face up to $24 billion in fines over marketing calls
The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and four states are seeking $24 billion in fines from satellite TV giant Dish Network over illegal marketing calls over the last decade.
Aurous settles with RIAA over piracy suit for $3 million
The RIAA has settled its lawsuit with music streaming service Aurous for $3 million. The service had been sued just 72 hours after launching in October.
The MPAA was responsible for the shut down of YIFY/YTS
The MPAA has confirmed this week that they were responsible for the shutdown of scene release group YIFY and its parent site YTS following lawsuits against Popcorn Time devs.
RIAA demanding $17 million in damages from new Grooveshark
The RIAA has asked the courts to issue a default judgement against the new Grooveshark music service, demanding $17 million in piracy damages and 'willful counterfeiting' damages.
Pandora settles with RIAA over pre-1972 royalties
Internet radio giant Pandora has settled with the major record labels over royalties owed for tracks written before 1972, songs that aren't covered by federal copyright but are covered by most states.
Amazon sues over 1000 Fiverr users who were offering to write fake product reviews
Amazon has sued 1114 John Doe defendants who are offering to write fake reviews via Fiverr, the site that allows you to purchase services for as low as $5.
Apple loses patent infringement case, must pay $234 million
Apple has lost the patent infringement case brought by the University of Wisconsin's Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), and must pay $234 million in damages.
Aurous gets sued by major labels just 72 hours after launch
Just three days after launching in alpha this weekend, music streaming service Aurous and its lead developer Andrew Sampson have been sued by the major record labels.
Streaming subscribers sue Chicago over controversial 'cloud tax'
Chicago was charging a 9% Amusement Levy on the services which had previously only applied to live shows such as concerts and baseball games.
YouTubers posted 'deceptive' Xbox One promotional videos, settle with FTC
According to the U.S. industry watch dog Federal Trade Commission (FTC), popular YouTubers were paid up to $30,000 to promote the Xbox One as part of a deceptive ad campaign.
Sony Pictures settles lawsuit with former employees whose personal data was leaked
Sony Pictures has reached a settlement with thousands of former employees whose social security numbers, medical records and other data were leaked as part of the massive cyber attack on the company last winter.
Nu Image goes after more pirates, this time suing Popcorn Time users
Indie studio Millenium and its infamous affiliate Nu Image are now going after Popcorn Time users who allegedly viewed 2015's 'Survivor' starring Pierce Brosnan and Milla Jovovich.
Musicians sue record labels over lack of streaming payments
The American Federation of Musicians (AFM) has sued Warner Bros, Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Atlantic Records and Hollywood Records over alleged non-payments of streaming royalties.