HP suspected of bribery after Russian raid

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Hewlett-Packard's Moscow offices were raided by Russian investigators on Wednesday after a request from German authorities. German prosecutors suspect that HP executives paid €8 million ($10.9 million) to the office of the prosecutor general of...

Sony/BMG Under Investigation for Software Piracy

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A small software company has accused major label Sony/BMG of software piracy, in a reversal of the normal orientation of piracy cases between major labels and the rest of the world. PointDev, which makes Windows...

EU opens Microsoft Investigation (again), Thanks to Opera

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After Opera’s complaint and after the European Committee for Interoperable Systems announced Microsoft did not disclose enough interoperability information for a range of its products, the European Commission has opened a new antitrust probe against...

South Korea Launches Bribery Investigation of Samsung

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South Korean business conglomerate Samsung Group is now under investigation, prosecutors announced Monday, after Kim Yong-chul, a former top Samsung legal affairs official for the conglomerate, released names of senior prosecutors he claims took bribes....

EU Launches Antitrust Investigation of Qualcomm

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European Union antitrust regulators are investigating U.S. wireless technologies company Qualcomm for possible abusive business practices, European officials said Monday. Qualcomm, the world's second-largest chipmaker for cell phones, may have violated EU competition rules by...

Dell's Exploding Laptops Under Investigation

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Dell is investigating reports that one of its laptops exploded during a conference in Osaka recently. A series of photographs of the portable pyromaniac's delight appeared online within hours of the incident, a Reuters...

Capcom Under Investigation For Fraud

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Osaka based Capcom is currently under criminal investigated by the city's Tax Bureau for fraud. The company failed to report approximately 5.12 billion yen (US $44 million) over six years. The penalty is a stiff...

EC launches iTunes pricing investigation

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The European commission is starting an investigation into the pricing of Apple Computer's iTunes digital music service, after consumers complained that downloading tracks was more expensive in the UK than other parts of Europe. Officials...

Rockstar Games launches Investigation

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The recent spread of GTA: San Andreas onto the internet by a piracy group has brought about a demand from Rockstar to catch the people responsible. In the efforts to keep it under control they...

Crime Scene Investigation goes PC

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Ubi Soft(r) Entertainment announced that the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation PC game will have the same look and feel as the show by featuring the likenesses and voice talents of the CSI cast, and a...

SEC investigation into NVidia centers on Xbox: Analyst

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A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation into transactions conducted by graphics-chip maker NVidia likely focuses on how the company accounted for costs associated with its development of graphics chips for Microsoft's Xbox game...

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