Google Buzz-kill settlement

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On Tuesday, Google sent out an email to all Google Buzz users, in a very uncommon practice for Google to partake in, talking about how they settled a class action law suit against privacy concerns...

Judge Approves Settlement in Iowa Microsoft Lawsuit

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District Court Judge Scott Rosenberg in Polk County, Iowa, approved a $179.95 million settlement in the Iowa class-action lawsuit against Microsoft Corp yesterday; the settlement was originally announced in April but had not been finalized...

Google: Vista Violates Antitrust Settlement

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Microsoft has once again found itself under scrutiny for alleged antitrust violations, this time by the internet search giant Google. With web-based applications becoming the new battleground for consumer dominance, Microsoft has found itself pushed...

Jack Thompson and Take-Two Reach Settlement

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Jack Thompson, Florida attorney and anti-video game critic, has a storied history against Take Two Interactive's games, including an effort to ban and block the sales of the company's games. In October 2006, Take Two...

Microsoft, Daum Reach $30 Million Dollar Settlement

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Microsoft Corp. has reached a $30 million settlement with South Korea's Daum over an antitrust suit, but regulators will continue to review their case against the world's largest software maker. Shares in Daum Communications Corp.,...

Settlement proposed in iPod class action suit

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Users disgruntled with Apple's iPod battery claims may soon have relief. A court has conditionally approved a settlement in a class action suit brought against Apple Computer by several consumers who claim...

Eminem's Label Agrees to Settlement Over Ad

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Rapper Eminem's music label has agreed to an undisclosed financial settlement with Apple Computer Inc. in a lawsuit over copyright infringement claims. In February 2004, Ferndale-based Eight Mile Style filed a lawsuit in U.S. District...

Time Warner in $210 Mln Settlement with Government

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Media company Time Warner Inc. has agreed to pay the U.S. government $210 million to settle charges that its America Online unit fraudulently inflated its revenue figures, court documents showed on Wednesday. Separately, Time Warner...

MPAA wins settlement in DVD copy case

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Today the Motion Picture Association of America has settled a copyright infringement against 321 Studios. A lot of good this does 321 Studios now. Since last Friday 321 Studios went bankrupt trying to...

Microsoft Resolves DRM Issues in Settlement

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Microsoft says its settlement with InterTrust Technologies will pave the way for further development of its online-media strategies. The protection and sale of intellectual property, like music and video, is increasingly important to the world's...

EU, Microsoft Still Talking on Antitrust Settlement

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Contacts are continuing to seek a settlement to the European Commission's antitrust case against U.S. software giant Microsoft, a source close to the case said on Monday. The source confirmed a comment by Microsoft's general...

Lindows: Microsoft settlement site stays

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Linux seller Lindows.com said Tuesday that it will continue to help Californians process legal claims against Microsoft, despite a challenge by the software giant. An attorney representing Microsoft sent Lindows a cease-and-desist...

Microsoft may seek another settlement over Burst

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For months, executives at Microsoft Corp. and Burst.com Inc. discussed Burst's technology for transmitting movies and sounds over the Internet more quickly. The talks went nowhere, but Microsoft ultimately developed multimedia technology of its own,...

WorldCom Settlement Passes Key Judicial Test

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WorldCom Inc. cleared a major legal hurdle yesterday when a federal judge in New York approved a $750 million settlement that would resolve the Securities and Exchange Commission's fraud case against the nation's second-largest long-distance...

Dell reaches $50 million settlement with Tulip

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Dutch PC maker Tulip has withdrawn its patent infringement law suit against Dell following an out-of-court settlement from which the Texan hardware giant emerges as the de facto winner. The two companies last...

Apple objects to Microsoft settlement

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Apple Computer on Monday objected to a tentative antitrust settlement between California and Microsoft, saying the agreement will actually benefit the software giant. Apple's complaint largely revolves around the destiny of funds that are not...

Judge approves WorldCom, EDS settlement

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A settlement of long-term disputes over billing and an outsourcing agreement between WorldCom Inc. and Electronic Data Systems Corp. (EDS) was approved Monday by a U.S. federal bankruptcy judge. The agreement calls for...

MS settlement rotten with loopholes

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As we learned Friday, Judge CKK has conditionally accepted most of the MS/DoJ antitrust settlement, effectively shutting down the unsettling states unless they can find solid grounds for an appeal. "The court is satisfied that...

Judge OKs Microsoft Settlement

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U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly today accepted Microsoft's proposed settlement with the Department of Justice that was put forth one year ago. In a decisive victory for the software giant, the judge largely rejected...

Microsoft Settlement Weighed Ahead of Deadline

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With a court-imposed deadline looming on Friday, government officials were weighing a proposal to settle the landmark antitrust case against Microsoft Corp. MSFT.O, a source close to the case said on Wednesday....

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