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IBM, Amazon.com settle patent fight

Amazon.com Incorporated has paid IBM an undisclosed amount of money to settle all outstanding patent lawsuits between the two companies which also agreed to a long-term patent cross-licensing deal, giving Amazon access to IBM's patents... More...

Sony to settle rootkit row

Sony BMG has struck a deal in a class actionlawsuit over copy-restriction software it used in music CDs, resulting in major benefits to consumers. Free music downloads and cash refunds could soon beoffered to... More...

Amazon Pays $40m to Settle Patent Case

Amazon has settled its 12-month legal case with Soverain Software with a payment of $40m, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Amazon's papers reveal that it made "a one-time payment... More...

Alabama Spammers Settle Case

Two men, part of an alleged spamming ring, have settled a case brought by internet giant Earthlink over their activities. Damon DeCrescenzo and David Burstyn, two of the so-called Alabama Spammers, paid an undisclosed amount... More...

Kodak, Sun Settle Java Lawsuit

Eastman Kodak Co. and Sun Microsystems Inc. have settled their lawsuit over whether Sun infringed on Kodak's patents in creating the Java platform. The two sides came to an out-of-court agreement Wednesday night, before they... More...

Microsoft settle with Sendo

Mobile device maker, Sendo, have agreed an out of court settlement with industry giant, Microsoft. The specifics of the agreement have not been disclosed, yet is purported to be around the hundreds of millions mark.... More...

Microsoft and Mythic settle lawsuit

Following the cancellation of Mythica, Microsoft agrees to no longer try to trademark the MMORPG's contested title. Mythic Entertainment, developers of the successful MMORPG Dark Age of Camelot, said today it had... More...

AMD, Intergraph Settle Suit

Intergraph Corp. said Monday that it had settled all of its outstanding patent claims against Advanced Micro Devices Inc., following a similar settlement with Intel Corp. last week. According to the terms of the deal,... More...

AT&T, MCI settle call-routing claims

Telecommunications giants MCI and AT&T have settled several claims they have against each other, including a September 2003 AT&T lawsuit that alleged MCI had fraudulently redirected millions of dollars worth of call-routing fees to AT&T.... More...

Eolas says it would settle over IE

In response to newly revealed details of Microsoft's potential plans to redesign its browser, Eolas founder Mike Doyle urged the software giant to leave Internet Explorer alone and pay his company a license fee instead.... More...

Intel, VIA Settle Series of Patent Suits

Chipmakers Intel Corp. and VIA Technologies Inc. on Monday said they have settled a series of patent infringement lawsuits. The agreement, whose financial terms were not disclosed, resolves 11 pending cases in five... More...

Sonicblue, TiVo settle patent spat

Sonicblue and TiVo announced late Friday that the two companies will dismiss their patent infringement claims against one another. The two companies filed lawsuits against each other in the United States District Court for... More...

U.S., Microsoft Settle Privacy Charges

Microsoft Corp. agreed on Thursday to submit to 20 years of U.S. government oversight of its online identity service in order to settle charges that it misled consumers about security and privacy standards. ... More...

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