It used to be that when someone died, their executor would follow a standard roadmap to settle their estate: clean out the house, go through the file cabinets, and file a tax return at the end of the year. Now this wasn’t exactly easy—handling the administration after a loved one’s death can be emotionally and…
Tesla has sued former Autopilot program manager Sterling Anderson, alleging that he stole company information and tried to recruit other employees to join a competing venture in collaboration with Chris Urmson, the former head of Google’s self-driving car project.
An “artificial-intelligence attorney” created using technology from IBM’s Watson has snagged its first customer, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be appearing in the courtroom anytime soon.
Quaker Oats is being sued over the big “100% Natural” label on the front of its box. What else is in that bucket o’ oats that makes the label a lie? Nothing, say the plantiffs—it is, indeed, just oats. Their complaint is that the oats were grown using pesticides. That, they claim, should be sufficient to keep the…
In 2012, the Department of Justice clamped down on Android app piracy and now convictions are being made—along with the announcement of some incredible figures.
Amazon takes its reviews seriously. That much is clear from the multiple lawsuits the company has already filed against websites offering fake Amazon reviews. The latest round of legal action just reinforces that you probably shouldn’t mess with Amazon’s reviews system.
Following on the heels of CBS’ extremely detailed lawsuit against the fan film Axanar, we now hear that another Star Trek fan film has been told that it should probably stop. This time, it’s Star Trek: Federation Rising.
In 2015, the FBI hacked Tor to identify users of child sex websites. Now a judge has thrown out evidence acquired during the investigation.
Google has received formal antitrust charges from the European Commission today, which the claim company has “abused its dominant position by imposing restrictions on Android device manufacturers and mobile network operators.”
Uber is currently embroiled in hundreds of lawsuits around the world, but after today, it can cross one off the list. The cities of Los Angeles and San Francisco sued Uber in 2014 over its background check procedures. The company has now settled out of court for at least $10 million.
The current scrap between Apple and the FBI feels timely and relevant to most of us. But as a new Bloomberg feature explains, it’s been brewing for at least 18 months.
The Justice Department has announced that it wants to overturn a ruling that currently protects an iPhone in New York from being unlocked.
The fight between Apple and the FBI over unlocking an iPhone continues. Now, Apple’s VP for software engineering, Craig Federighi, has spoken out, warning that legal arguments overlook the fact that criminals—as well as tech companies—continue to innovate.
The Associated Press is reporting that Apple will tell federal judges this week that it believes its fight with the FBI over unlocking an iPhone should be passed on to Congress.
Apple is currently developing a legal response to the government’s request that it create software to help the DOJ unlock an iPhone connected to the San Bernardino shooting. It seems part of its argument will, apparently, include defending code as a form of free speech.
Bill Gates has come out in support of the FBI over its battle with Apple about unlocking an iPhone as part of the San Bernardino case.
Apple’s latest whizzy user interface technology is found in Force Touch and 3D Touch, both of which use haptic feedback to make touchpads and screens come to life. But it might not have been so new after all, because now Apple’s being sued for allegedly infringing three patents over the tech.