Samsung vs. Apple Verdict: Apple Wins Huge

We've been watching Apple and Samsung hammer each other for what feels like eons over who ripped off whom. And now the jury is in (shockingly soon): Samsung just lost almost everything. » 8/24/12 6:43pm 8/24/12 6:43pm

Samsung Challenges Apple Pinch-to-Zoom Patent With 2001 Tech

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. » 8/14/12 4:15am 8/14/12 4:15am

Oracle v. Google Juror: 'Wanted Steak. Got Parsley'

Jury duty! The worst. Civic duty? Oh please. And since we can't avoid serving, it better be good. One unnamed juror from the high-profile Oracle v. Google case was described by Jury Foreman Greg Thompson, 52, as dissatisfied with Oracle uber-lawyer David Boies's attempts to prove Google had infringed on both its… » 5/25/12 2:30am 5/25/12 2:30am

How to Make Sure Someone Will Buy Your App (Hint: Use Comic Sans)

Chocolat, a text editor for Mac, offers its users a free trial before asking users to buy its app. After the free trial is over, you can still use the app but... it'll display everything in Comic Sans. You win Chocolat. [Chocolat via @jakemarsh via Stellar] » 5/09/12 9:00pm 5/09/12 9:00pm

Google and Motorola Forced to Hand Over Android Development Secrets to…

Google and a Motorola Mobility unit have been ordered by a US judge to turn over details relating to the development of Android to Apple. Along with it, Google is to hand over information about Google's pending $12.5 billion acquisition of Moto. » 3/06/12 7:56am 3/06/12 7:56am

This Guy Is In Jail For Using Facebook to Skip Jury Duty

If you are a juror and you try to use Facebook to contact a defendant, you will get be dismissed. And if you're an imbecile like the guy in this photo, then you will get in jail. » 2/17/12 10:36am 2/17/12 10:36am

Ignorant Prosecutors Blame Scientists for Earthquake Victims

Just like in the bloody old times of the Roman Inquisition, some Italian imbeciles are trying to blame some Italian scientists for the 300 victims of the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake today. How this stupidity has reached trial is beyond me. » 9/21/11 12:00pm 9/21/11 12:00pm

Kickback-Accused Apple Exec Stuffed $150,000 in Shoeboxes at Home

Prosecutors in the case against Apple's Paul Devine—accused of taking $1 million in payola from Asian parts suppliers—say they found $150,000 in shoeboxes at his home. Investigators are now looking for the rest, at home and abroad. » 8/24/10 11:17am 8/24/10 11:17am

Final Round of Psystar vs Apple Might Be Called Off

I'm pissed. For months, I've been waiting for the Psystar vs Apple trial to hit the court. And now both companies are filing motions for summary judgments and potentially denying me a show? » 10/09/09 7:05pm 10/09/09 7:05pm

Pirate Bay Trial Update: Verdict Comes Friday

The Pirate Bay finally hears back the verdict on Friday, and will deliver a live, online press conference at 13:00 Swedish Time (GMT+1). They invite you to listen. [Pirate Bay] » 4/15/09 2:20pm 4/15/09 2:20pm

Pirate Bay Trial Watch: The Defense Rests, Reboots the Servers from the…

In the final day of the Pirate Bay trial, the defense made its closing arguments. While doing so, they rebooted the servers, which had crashed, from the court room. » 3/03/09 4:14pm 3/03/09 4:14pm

Aww, What Soft-Hearted Pirates

Torrent Trial of the Millennium update: when asked if he should be reimbursed for transportation to court, media researcher Robert Wallis suggested flowers be sent to his wife. And the pirates responded in kind. » 2/27/09 12:10pm 2/27/09 12:10pm

Pirate Bay Trial Watch Day 9: Piracy Helps the Music Industry!

Today at The Pirate Bay trial, there were two expert witnesses, both of whom were sympathetic to the TPB cause. So of course, the IFPI tried to discredit their credentials rather than their ideas. » 2/26/09 3:20pm 2/26/09 3:20pm

Nokia Tests Bluetooth Music

If you don't feel like investing in a new Sprint music phone to get your music there another way. Nokia and music label EMI have devised a dandy way to get your tunes on your cellphone using Bluetooth. The system will also allow you to get ringtones, wallpapers, video clips and vouchers—all streamed to your handset.… » 10/31/05 10:25am 10/31/05 10:25am