Neowin News Feed for: Judge Neowin News Feed for: Judge en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 U.S. judge denies the government's push to ban WeChat in the country <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler has denied the appeal of the government to reverse the previous allowance of WeChat to operate in the U.S. The government has appealed against Beeler&#039;s decision. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Khan) Sat, 24 Oct 2020 05:06:02 +0000 Uber: London operating license decision due on September 28 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber will find out in less than two weeks as to whether it will be able to continue operating in London. A judge will decide whether or not the firm should be granted an operating license on Sept. 28. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:04:01 +0000 Scientists develop AI 'judge' that can parse and give verdicts on legal cases <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Scientists have developed an AI algorithm that can understand legal cases, interpret facts and language in case texts, and reach a verdict. The software agreed with human judges in most cases. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:00:01 +0000 Brazilian judge rules for a nationwide ban of Whatsapp <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Brazilian judge has ordered a nationwide temporary ban of WhatsApp following the company&#039;s refusal to help in an investigation related to child pornography. Despite the ban, it is working normally. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 27 Feb 2015 20:42:01 +0000 NeoBytes :) Thief returns tablet to charity shop due to his inability to use it <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A man stole an Android tablet from a charity shop in Tyneside, England, but had to return it after eight days. The reason was brilliantly ridiculous: he couldn&#039;t figure out how to operate it. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 30 Dec 2014 08:26:01 +0000 Microsoft strikes back at US government with PR campaign <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In the middle of an appeals process, Microsoft is trying to fight back against the US government&#039;s demand on the company&#039;s customers&#039; data, by going on a PR campaign to get the public on its side. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:12:01 +0000 Google Glass ok while driving, at least for now <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1064337794googleglass.jpg" alt="" /></div>A driver who was cited for using Google Glass behind the wheel was found innocent by the court. While this is an important precedent it also brings up the issue of an activity indicator on the device. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:06:33 +0000 Judge's Windows Phone goes off in court, fines himself <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1345086457windows-phone-logo-2.png" alt="" /></div>A Michigan judge fined himself $25 after his own Windows Phone-based smartphone went off in court on Friday, claiming he was not as familiar with his new device. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:35:44 +0000 Apple's lawsuit against Motorola dismissed by judge <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/924848524motokevlar_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Judge Barbara Crabb has binned a case between Apple and Motorola Mobility over the licensing of patents for use in iOS devices, with both companies willing to continue to negotiate on pricing. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Tue, 06 Nov 2012 20:02:13 +0000 Twitter surrenders Occupy protester's details to government <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/304690134twitter.jpg" alt="" /></div>Twitter, who has been fighting to protect an Occupy Wall Street protester&#039;s details from the government has surrendered the details after being forced into a metaphorical corner. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sat, 15 Sep 2012 14:25:06 +0000 i4i: We aren't out to take Microsoft down <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/229590409.png" alt="" /></div>I4i Chairman Loudon Owen, the winner of a major injunction against Microsoft has said that his goal is not to get Microsoft Word pulled from shelves. Owen said to ZDnet on Wednesday that &quot;he is... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Thu, 13 Aug 2009 02:51:32 +0000 Judge orders Microsoft to stop selling Word <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/office2007Logo.png" alt="" /></div>On Tuesday, a judge ordered Microsoft to stop selling Word, its flagship word processing software and one of the main components of the Microsoft Office System - namely part of Word 2003 and Word 2007.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Owen Williams) Wed, 12 Aug 2009 06:53:24 +0000 "Biased" judge: retrial for Pirate Bay Four? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/725521730tpblogo.jpg" alt="" /></div>According to the Local, it appears that Tomas Norström, the judge who presided over the case against the Pirate Bay Four, may have had a conflict of interest which could have led to bias and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Hall) Thu, 23 Apr 2009 14:32:07 +0000 Judge temporarily halts sales of RealDVD <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/real.gif" alt="" /></div>According to a report by NewTeeVee a court has ordered RealNetworks to temporarily suspend distribution of its RealDVD product until Tuesday. The Judge will review papers filed in the case by Hollywood movie studios until... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 06 Oct 2008 07:41:59 +0000 Judge Orders YouTube to Give All User Histories to Viacom <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/YouTube.gif" alt="" /></div>Google will have to turn over every record of every video watched by YouTube users, including users' names and IP addresses, to Viacom, which is suing Google for allowing clips of its copyright videos to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 03 Jul 2008 08:54:07 +0000 Judge May Grant Qualcomm New Trial <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Due to a new ruling in August by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, making it more difficult to prove intentional patent infringement, U.S. District Judge James Selna has tentatively overturned a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 17 Oct 2007 14:50:05 +0000 Judge Bars RIAA President Sherman from Testifying, RIAA wins <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The first RIAA lawsuit to go to jury trial has resulted in Judge Michael J. Davis barring Recording Industry Association of America President Cary Sherman from testifying. &quot;I don't want to turn this case into... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 04 Oct 2007 21:40:28 +0000 Judge Rules Internet Spying Illegal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a case brought against the Department of Justice by the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Security Archive and the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Judge Victor Marrero, of the District of Columbia, has determined... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 08 Sep 2007 23:03:58 +0000 Judge Approves Settlement in Iowa Microsoft Lawsuit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 01 Sep 2007 23:10:59 +0000 Moscow Judge Dismisses Music Download Case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just today, a Cheryomushky District Court judge in Moscow, Russia, threw out a legal case against Denis Kvasov, former head of Mediaservices, the company behind the now defunct online store The store, which was... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 16 Aug 2007 01:29:38 +0000 Judge Rules: SCO Does Not Own Unix <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The SCO Group, notorious for its legal campagin against Linux users and developers, was dealt a devastating blow last week. A federal judge ruled that Novell, not SCO, owns the copyrights to Unix, effectively cutting... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 12 Aug 2007 21:37:21 +0000 TorrentSpy Ordered by Federal Judge to Become MPAA Spy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>TorrentSpy, one of the largest and most popular torrent dump sites, may soon become another piece of bait in the MPAA's ongoing efforts to track down and prosecute copyright infringers. The site has already been... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 10 Jun 2007 18:26:24 +0000 Judge in MP3 case to Microsoft: time to pay up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has been ordered to pay up $1.5bn for violating MP3 patents owned by Alcatel and Lucent Technologies. US federal judge Rudi Brewster told the software giant that it's time to pay... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 03 May 2007 09:24:07 +0000 Judge puts halt on new Vonage customers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A federal judge has ordered Vonage not to accept any new customers while it continues to infringe on Verizon Communications patents covering some aspects of Internet phone calls. U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton said it... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 06 Apr 2007 18:06:31 +0000 Judge Throws Out Defamation Suit Against Google <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>KinderStart sued Google Incorporated in March 2006 accusing the Mountain View, California-based company of violations of antitrust, free speech, unfair competition and defamation and libel laws. In a ruling issued Friday, Judge Jeremy Fogel of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 21 Mar 2007 16:29:21 +0000 Judge rules against Microsoft in MP3 patent case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A federal judge in San Diego has ruled against a handful of defenses presented by Microsoft Corp. in a patent trial that saw a $1.5 billion jury decision delivered against the company in February. The... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 21 Mar 2007 11:46:38 +0000 Judge rules for Microsoft in Alcatel-Lucent suit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On Thursday in San Diego, U.S. District Judge Rudi Brewster dismissed all of Alcatel-Lucent's patent claims against Microsoft Corporation over technology that converts speech into text, meaning that the jury trial set to begin on... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 03 Mar 2007 18:05:33 +0000 Judge Won't Dismiss Suit Against XM <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>U.S. District Judge Deborah A. Batts in New York has refused to throw out a record-industry lawsuit against XM Satellite Radio. XM was accused last May by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 20 Jan 2007 20:19:06 +0000 Judge says "Bully" is A-OK <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On Wednesday, Florida Judge Ronald Friedman ordered Take-Two to produce the controversial game Bully for review in order to rule whether or not the game is a &quot;public nuisance,&quot; as declared by attorney Jack Thompson.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Sat, 14 Oct 2006 07:16:07 +0000 Federal Judge Rules Against Morpheus <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson has ruled that the Morpheus file-sharing software encourages millions of users to pirate music, movies, software and so on. StreamCast Network Inc., the company behind Morpheus, was declared guilty because... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 02 Oct 2006 07:24:39 +0000 Judge tosses part of AMD suit against Intel <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Judge Joseph Farnan, of the U.S. District Court in Delaware, has dismissed a large portion of AMD's antitrust lawsuit against Intel, saying that U.S. law does not cover many of AMD's claims. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based AMD... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Sep 2006 14:18:40 +0000 Brazil judge orders Google to disclose users' data <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Brazilian judge has ordered the local office of web search company Google to disclose the data of users of Google's social networking site Orkut accused of crimes like racism or child pornography. Late Thursday,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 02 Sep 2006 00:46:33 +0000 Judge recommends extradition for UK hacker <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Gary McKinnon, the UK's most notorious hacker, has come one step closer to a US trial after a judge suggested extradition today. The fourty-something computer enthusiast spent two years browsing the US Military's most top... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 10 May 2006 17:46:31 +0000 Judge Gives Green Light to Monopolization Suit Against Apple <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With all the hoopla of the video iPod and speculation that Apple was going to release a media center-style PC and switch to Intel chips, it seems that the media last September inadvertently &ndash; or... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 10 Feb 2006 19:47:21 +0000 Federal Judge issues injunction on California Video Game Law <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Late last night a Federal Judge issued a decision on the VSDA v. Schwarzenegger lawsuit, stating that the California Video Game Law that was passed several months ago and was about to go into effect... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Thu, 22 Dec 2005 19:15:26 +0000 Judge gives go Ahead to Grand Theft Auto Lawsuit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An Alabama judge has denied a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed against Take-Two by the families of two police officers and a dispatcher killed by a Grand Theft Auto-playing teenager. Judge James Moore's decision... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 16 Dec 2005 22:01:50 +0000 Judge Grants Microsoft's Request to Stay Google Case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a victory for Microsoft Corp., a U.S. District Court judge in California upheld a tentative ruling issued two weeks ago to stay the Kai-Fu Lee case filed by Google Inc., giving a go-ahead for... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Oct 2005 19:50:00 +0000 Judge Orders Change in Kazaa Service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An Australian judge today ordered significant changes in the Kazaa network, ruling that its operators, Sharman Networks, authorized the widespread violation of copyrights. While the ruling did not entirely shut down Kazaa, its result... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 05 Sep 2005 16:10:56 +0000 Judge Approves Settlement in iPod Class Action Suit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A San Mateo County judge on Thursday approved the settlement of a class action suit that will offer relief to as many as 1.3 million iPod owners who may have been victim to poor or... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 26 Aug 2005 20:20:00 +0000 Judge Grants Microsoft Request in Google Case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A judge has temporarily barred a former Microsoft executive hired by Google from performing any duties at the search giant similar to those he performed at Microsoft. Washington state Superior Court Judge... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 29 Jul 2005 19:09:41 +0000