Neowin News Feed for: Battle Neowin News Feed for: Battle en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Jury awards Apple a further $4 million in damages in Samsung case, leaves previous $119m ruling intact <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A further $4 million has been awared to Apple in the latest patent dispute onto their $119.4 million win from Saturday, in the latest court battle between the two. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Max Slater-Robins) Mon, 05 May 2014 20:23:40 +0000 Motorola loses court case and Xoom branding <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/906220029a.png" alt="" /></div>After losing a legal battle for the right to use the name &#039;Xoom&#039; on their line of tablets, Motorola has been forced to phase the name out, having trod on the toes of the Xoom Corporation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Wed, 21 Aug 2013 01:45:00 +0000 Microsoft, can you help us fight the bloatware battle? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/how-to-boost-your-laptop-performance-for-free-1.j_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Bloatware is a battle every PC owner must fight; unless you want to format after the initial boot, you will spend a tedious amount of time uninstalling pre-installed software. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Mon, 21 Nov 2011 15:43:18 +0000 Rumour: Samsung to supply Apple A6 despite patent war <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1987157075a5.jpg" alt="" /></div>Despite the heated legal disputes between Apple and Samsung, it&#039;s business as usual for engineers on both sides, with rumours Samsung will supply Apple with its A6 system-on-a-chip. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Tue, 18 Oct 2011 03:58:03 +0000 Psystar recovering from bankruptcy, still making products <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/pystar-logo-mj.png" alt="" /></div>Just when we thought it was nearly over, Psystar has thrown us all a curve-ball and returned from the dead, emerging from the bankruptcy they filed for. The news, which was reported by The... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Thu, 02 Jul 2009 01:40:55 +0000 Blizzard launches new website <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1544589389blizzard_entertainment_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Good news, Blizzard fans. A new has been unveiled, all nice and ready to go for public use. There's are a range of changes and the entire look has been overhauled, and there's been... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Fri, 20 Mar 2009 08:07:18 +0000 Oscar movie pirates battle the MPAA once again in 2009 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/oscarslogo.JPG" alt="" /></div>With the nominations of the Oscars named just a few days ago I wondered how many of the movies nominated have actually been seen by people at home rather then the cinema in the form... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Damien Reynolds) Sat, 24 Jan 2009 00:44:27 +0000 YouTube to battle Hulu <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/YouTube.gif" alt="" /></div>YouTube, which has gained popularity by allowing users to share their short video creations, has garnered a user base of roughly eighty-million. Hulu, another on-line video service has only a fraction of the users which... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mitchell LeBlanc) Sun, 09 Nov 2008 13:44:43 +0000 Blizzard wins Warcraft bot battle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/gamers_wow.gif" alt="" /></div>Blizzard has won the first round of a legal battle against the maker of software that automates game play in World of Warcraft. It brought the case against MDY Industries claiming its WowGlider program... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 16 Jul 2008 22:44:44 +0000 USB 3.0 battle heats up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/983872949release_notes_banner.png" alt="" /></div>nVidia and AMD are looking to wrest control from Intel over the specification for USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is the next-generation high-speed connection standard due out next year that is expected to offer 10 times... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Wardell) Sat, 07 Jun 2008 03:00:20 +0000 Censors battle for Manhunt 2 ban <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>British censors are seeking a judicial review to block the sale of controversial video game Manhunt 2. Last week developer Rockstar won a hearing at the Video Appeals Committee to have a ban on the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 17 Dec 2007 17:27:36 +0000 Gates and Jobs Battle it Out in Top 10 Influencers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The battles between Microsoft and Apple have hit their CEOs, as the two companies' respective chiefs were named the industry's most influential personalities, top and second, respectively, of the past 25 years, according to a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 10 Nov 2007 01:55:18 +0000 Mozilla and Microsoft Battle Over JavaScript <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mozilla CTO Brendan Eich, creator of the popular scripting language ECMAScript, better known as JavaScript, and Microsoft's Chris Wilson, platform architect of Microsoft's Internet Explorer platform team, are trading heated rhetoric over the proposed next... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 02 Nov 2007 01:29:08 +0000 Seiko Epson to enter OEL business in flat-panel battle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>OEL display panels use less power and offer brighter images and wider viewing angles than competing technologies but have a maximum life span of about 30,000 hours compared to LCD's and plasma's 60,000 hours. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 14 Oct 2007 18:41:59 +0000 US and Antigua Battle Over Online Betting <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Antigua, the smallest country to ever win a World Trade Organization case, is seeking the right to impose $3.4 billion in commercial sanctions against the U.S. for its failure to comply with a ruling on... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Sep 2007 21:13:42 +0000 HD VMD to Battle Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At the Custom Electronic Design &amp; Installation Association (CEDIA) trade show in Denver, a company promoting a new high-definition optical disc format demonstrated set-top players and high-definition movies that cost far less than ones that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 10 Sep 2007 14:04:56 +0000 IFA: Battle over high-def formats comes to Berlin <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Visitors to the IFA consumer electronics show, which opens Friday in Berlin, will have ringside seats to the war over high-definition disc formats raging between Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD. As the two formats duel... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 28 Aug 2007 14:21:50 +0000 IBM, HP Remain Locked in Server Battle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In its latest survey of the server market, Gartner found that IBM led all other vendors in terms of revenue in the second quarter of 2007, while HP shipped more servers than any other OEM.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 22 Aug 2007 11:13:07 +0000 Blockbuster and Netflix settle patent battle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After nearly a year of back-and-forth attacks from Blockbuster and Neflix, the lawsuit battle regarding DVD rentals over the Internet is finally over. According to an SEC filing by Blockbuster, the terms of the settlement... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Jun 2007 22:56:20 +0000 PC Tools wins battle against Zango <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A court has denied Zango's application for a Temporary Restraining Order which sought to compel security software provider PC Tools to entirely remove the detection of its products by PC Tools' Spyware Doctor, claiming that... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 08 Jun 2007 14:41:28 +0000 World powers step up battle against child porn <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>G8 ministers are urging the private sector, including Internet service providers, information technology professionals and financial institutions, to help combat child pornography on the Internet. &quot;Because no child should be victimized in this horrific way,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 26 May 2007 16:49:10 +0000 Backing for tool to battle spam <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The DomainKeys Identified Mail system, a tool that could help in the battle against spam and phishing attacks by validating the identity of the sender of an e-mail, has received industry approval. DKIM uses encrypted... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 24 May 2007 23:25:35 +0000 US gets creative in online battle against Al-Qaeda <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>US officials championing freedom and democracy are well aware that they cannot try to silence Islamist militants by censoring or blocking the growing number of Al-Qaeda related web sites. Frank Cilluffo, director of the Homeland... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 05 May 2007 01:45:07 +0000 Microsoft launches court battle to evict cybersquatters <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Software giant Microsoft Corporation filed or amended four civil suits in the United States and launched five new cases in Britain against cybersquatters, who register Internet site names in the hope of a quick buck.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 15 Mar 2007 03:38:59 +0000 Core 2 E4300 vs. E6300 Overclocking Battle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>This year Intel plans to greatly expand the Core 2 Duo family by introducing at least eight new processors. Surprisingly however, only two of these new processors are planned to be clocked higher than the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Julio Franco) Thu, 25 Jan 2007 14:55:57 +0000 Both sides in high-def DVD battle hunker down for long fight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a city built on wagering, the smart money is staying on the sidelines when it comes to the battle between two high-definition DVD formats. The first shots between Blu-ray, backed by a Sony-led consortium,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 12 Jan 2007 10:51:40 +0000 The Battle For Middle-Earth II: Rise of the Witch-king Ships <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Electronic Art's The Lord of the Rings&#153;, The Battle for Middle-earth&#153; II, The Rise of the Witch-king&#153; is officially gold and shipping to retailers Nationwide November 28. As the expansion pack to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Wed, 15 Nov 2006 23:07:45 +0000 Monster Madness: Battle for Suburbia for PC, Xbox 360 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>SouthPeak Interactive, a leading independent publisher, and Artificial Studios, a game and middleware studio, announced today that Monster Madness: Battle For Suburbia will be blasting its way onto Windows and the Xbox 360(TM) video game... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Fri, 20 Oct 2006 00:01:55 +0000 Is the Botnet Battle Already Lost? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It's dress-down Friday at Sunbelt Software's Clearwater, Fla., headquarters. In a bland cubicle on the 12th floor, Eric Sites stares at the screen of a &quot;dirty box,&quot; a Microsoft Windows machine infected with the self-replicating... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 17 Oct 2006 10:25:49 +0000 Creative and Apple Battle Could End in Peace <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple and Creative Technology may find an out-of-court settlement to their current dispute regarding the way iPods allow users to navigate stored content. The two companies are currently pursuing a litigation paper trail, with Creative... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 07 Jul 2006 01:23:37 +0000 The Battle of the Players: Creative Vs Apple <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>*Thanks Pink Floyd for the heads up!* Creative Technology has filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming that the iPod's interface is infringing on the company's &quot;Zen Patent.&quot; Creative also said today that it has... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 16 May 2006 03:11:12 +0000 Battle for Middle-earth Rages Again <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>EA ships the sequel to its popular Lord of the Rings-inspired PC real-time strategy game; Xbox 360 version coming later in the year. Of all the games based on the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 01 Mar 2006 15:55:17 +0000 Microsoft Steps up Battle Against RSI <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is looking into deploying foot controls to give computer users' hands a break from typing and moving the mouse around. The technology might aid in battling repetitive stress injury. At its annual... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 01 Mar 2006 06:02:43 +0000 The Lord of the Rings: Battle for Middle-Earth 2 Screenshots <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A sizable set of new and recent screenshots for The Lord of the Rings:the Battle for Middle-Earth II, the fantasy 3D real-time strategysequel under construction at EA Pacific, is now available for download.Naturally, the images... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 15 Dec 2005 21:26:37 +0000 HP Asks For Blu-Ray Change in Next-Gen DVD Battle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hewlett-Packard Co. on Wednesday raised the stakes in a battle between high-definition DVD formats by urging a group led by Sony Corp. to include features important to PC makers and users. Palo Alto, Calif-based HP... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 20 Oct 2005 10:20:00 +0000 Microsoft set for Long Battle With Japanese Regulators <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's Japanese unit is preparing for a potentially long battle with the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) in a case that will likely see three of Japan's top electronics companies testify against the software giant,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Jul 2005 15:53:36 +0000 The Lord of the Rings: the Battle for Middle-Earth patch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As promised, Electronic Arts has issued new patches for The Lord of the Rings: the Battle for Middle-Earth, bringing the English and all European editions (sans the French one) of their fantasy 3D real-time strategy... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 21 Apr 2005 16:03:29 +0000 Lord of the Rings: Battle For Middle Earth now available <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Electronic Arts has announced that the long awaited real time strategy game based on the film trilogy has at last made it to retail. Players can assume leadership of the Gondor, Rohan, Mordor and Isengard... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Tue, 07 Dec 2004 02:13:43 +0000 iTunes, Band Aid battle over Xmas song price <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has refused to offer the re-recorded Band Aid single Do They Know It's Christmas? because the charity won't let it sell the track at its standard price. While the song is available from other... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 29 Nov 2004 15:14:41 +0000 LOTR: The Battle for Middle-Earth Goes Gold <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today Electronic Arts announced that The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth has gone gold. Developed at EA's Los Angeles studio, this real-time strategy (RTS) game recreates the battles of the Lord of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 23 Nov 2004 16:05:07 +0000