With Volkswagen facing over 500 lawsuits in the wake of developing and fitting an emissions-cheating defeat device to millions of its diesel vehicles, the company has hired Ken Feinberg to oversee its Dieselgate woes—the attorney who oversaw the compensation program for the General Motors ignition-switch defect.
Apple isn't allowed to add the Galaxy S4 to its ongoing Samsung patent lawsuit... because, apparently, there's just not enough time. There's a lesson to learnt there, we suspect.
Samsung has, to some surprise, won a patent battle against Apple that could see the iPhone 4 and 3G iPad 2 banned from sale in the US.
Apple has agreed to pay out a weighty $53 million to settle a lawsuit which saw the company accused of not correctly honoring warranties of iPhone and iPod Touches, reports Wired.
Papa John's has clearly been a little over-eager with its digital promotion. Now, it's facing a $250 million class-action lawsuit over all the spammy text messages it's been sending you and everybody else around the US.
Samsung is claiming that Apple's billion-dollar August court victory is tainted by the fact that the jury foreman failed to disclose his 1993 bankruptcy and suing by former employer Seagate.
Legal wrangling in the technology world is making increasingly less sense. In March, Canadian company Mitel struck Facebook with a patent lawsuit. Now, The Next Web is reporting that Facebook is countersuing Mitel over two patents it believes are also being infringed.
As the courtroom battles continue, Samsung yesterday went for Apple by arguing that several iOS-wide UI features were actually developed well before the iPhone came into existence.
The latest word out of the epic saga that is Apple vs. Samsung is that in October 2010, Samsung passed up on an offer from Apple to license certain of their patents for royalty rates: $30 per smartphone and $40 per tablet device. Additionally, Apple was willing to offer Samsung a 20% discount if they agreed to…
The Apple-Samsung court battle rolls on, and continues to provide insights that the companies would rather keep confidential—like their sales figures, which have just been released in a new court filing.
A US federal appeals court has given the green light for warrantless wiretapping. That means federal government can now spy on communications between America citizens without any warrants—and without fear of being sued, either.
It's quite a whopper, 132-pages of envy and scheming. In sum, this internal document compiled by Samsung is a long, slobbering iPhone jealousy fest. A highly detailed and deliberate comparison of Samsung's Galaxy against Apple's coveted iPhone.
In the legal battle between Apple and Samsung, the latter's fate rests on how much it can claim it never needed or wanted to plagiarize. But after reading memos like these, that's going to be very, very hard to buy.
Samsung has a tough time on its hands battling Apple over tablet patents. But in the process of fighting hard, it seems to have made some questionable calls when it comes to choosing evidence—including the use of sci-fi footage to prove its case.