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Acer Strikes Back at HP Lawsuits

Acer Incorporated has hired intellectual-property lawyer Chris Ottenweller of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, who helped win a big patent case against Hewlett-Packard Company two years ago, to help fight two HP patent lawsuits. The... More...

San Andreas faces further lawsuits

Two law firms have confirmed that they have filed lawsuits against Take Two on behalf of shareholders, claiming they lost money when the controversial GTA: San Andreas faced legal action over sex scenes unlocked in... More...

Mac Mini clone unveiled - lawsuits ahoy!

It had to happen. The first Mac Mini clones running Windows have been unveiled at Computex. Taiwanese manufacturer Aopen has unveiled its "Pandora" project, which looks surprisingly like the highly-successful Apple project. It's due to... More...

Microsoft Files Seven New Spam Lawsuits

Microsoft Corp. filed seven lawsuits against senders of spam, or unsolicited e-mail, for transmitting messages without labeling them as sexually explicit content, the world's largest software maker said on Thursday. Microsoft said the defendants, who... More...

RIAA Files New Lawsuits

The Recording Industry Association of America has filed new lawsuits against 761 people who allegedly use peer-to-peer software to trade music files without permission, the trade group announced this week. The lawsuits included users of... More...

Microsoft Threatens Lawsuits Over Linux

Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Steve Ballmer on Thursday warned Asian governments that they could face intellectual rights-infringement lawsuits for using rival open-source operating platforms such as Linux. Ballmer, speaking in Singapore at Microsoft's... More...

RIAA files 750 new file-trading lawsuits

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on Thursday announced it has filed 750 new lawsuits against alleged file-traders using peer-to-peer (P-to-P) software. The 750 new lawsuits were against "John Doe" defendants not yet identified... More...

Judge dismisses 50 IBM toxics lawsuits

A judge in California has dismissed approximately 50 toxic chemical lawsuits filed by former IBM employees against the computer giant, following a round of court-ordered mediation. The employees had charged that IBM... More...

Lawsuits Weigh on Google Debut

Google's founders have created the best search engine on the web, along with profits to make anyone happy. Not everything is going as smoothly as its founders had hoped. With the upcoming launch... More...

AOL settles class action lawsuits

AOL has agreed to settle two class action lawsuits in the US by punters who alleged the giant Internet company continued to bill them even after they cancelled their subscriptions. Although the ISP "vigorously denies... More...

RIAA Continues Download Lawsuits

The recording industry on Monday sued 493 more people it said were illegally sharing music across the Internet. The latest round of lawsuits raised to nearly 3,000 the number of people who have been sued... More...

Patent Lawsuits Crowd Microsoft's Horizon

While Microsoft Corp. has reached a $440 million settlement with InterTrust Technologies Corp. around digital rights management patents, it is far from clearing the slate of patent-infringement claims against it. Microsoft, the world's... More...

Canada ruling won't stop music lawsuits

A ruling in Canada declaring downloading music through peer-to-peer services legal, but uploading illegal, may do little to prevent the music industry from taking its own action against file swappers. That's because... More...

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