Neowin News Feed for: Settle Neowin News Feed for: Settle en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft, Symantec settle Windows dispute <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After nearly two years of litigation, Microsoft Corp. and Symantec Corp. have settled a dispute over data-storage technologies in Microsoft products. The suit, filed by Symantec in May 2006, alleged that Microsoft wrongly used Symantec's... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 03 Apr 2008 11:25:36 +0000 Microsoft, Google, Yahoo Settle Gambling Charges <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft, Google and Yahoo have agreed to pay a total of US$31.5 million to resolve claims that they promoted illegal gambling, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday. Microsoft will pay $21 million, Google will... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 20 Dec 2007 10:28:30 +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 IBM, settle patent fight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div> 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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 08 May 2007 21:38:48 +0000 Palm and Xerox Settle Graffiti Dispute <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Palm and Xerox have been locked in a battle for nine years over the Graffiti software (known as Unistrokes from Xerox ) which allows users to input data by writing alphabet like characters onto their... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dave Legg) Thu, 29 Jun 2006 15:24:09 +0000 Sony to settle rootkit row <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 30 Dec 2005 12:07:30 +0000 Google, Microsoft Settle Dispute Over China Exec <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday they agreed to settle pending litigation that had barred a former Microsoft executive from heading up the Web search firm's research efforts in China. Microsoft said the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 23 Dec 2005 20:41:23 +0000 Amazon Pays $40m to Settle Patent Case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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 &quot;a one-time payment... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 12 Aug 2005 19:29:04 +0000 Activision and Viacom settle Star Trek dispute <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Publisher Activision and media giant Viacom have settled a legal dispute concerning their Star Trek videogame license agreement, the two companies announced late on Friday. As a result of the settlement, details of which have... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Mon, 14 Mar 2005 16:21:50 +0000 Alabama Spammers Settle Case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 26 Jan 2005 10:21:00 +0000 Microsoft still hopes to settle with EC, exec says <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp. still hopes to settle with the European Commission over the sanctions ordered against it to correct its anticompetitive behavior, even as its appeal of the case winds its way through the legal channels,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 11 Oct 2004 14:47:44 +0000 Kodak, Sun Settle Java Lawsuit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 07 Oct 2004 21:07:48 +0000 Microsoft settle with Sendo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 14 Sep 2004 10:42:49 +0000 Microsoft and Mythic settle lawsuit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 26 May 2004 05:30:38 +0000 HP to pay $105 million to settle Canada dispute <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hewlett-Packard will reimburse the Canadian government $105 million (146 million Canadian dollars) to resolve a contractual dispute, but plans legal action to recover the money from the parties it says are responsible, the Palo Alto... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 14 May 2004 21:43:27 +0000, VeriSign settle domain name suit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The original owner of the domain name has settled his lawsuit against VeriSign, ending a protracted battle over the transfer of the domain. The settlement comes roughly nine months after the U.S.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 20 Apr 2004 19:59:15 +0000 AMD, Intergraph Settle Suit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 13 Apr 2004 20:51:42 +0000 AT&T, MCI settle call-routing claims <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Telecommunications giants MCI and AT&amp;T have settled several claims they have against each other, including a September 2003 AT&amp;T lawsuit that alleged MCI had fraudulently redirected millions of dollars worth of call-routing fees to AT&amp;T.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 24 Feb 2004 02:43:27 +0000 Microsoft pays $10 million to settle suit <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft said on Tuesday that it would pay $10.5 million to settle an antitrust lawsuit brought by customers who claimed the software maker used its monopoly power to overcharge them for direct purchases of software.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 01 Oct 2003 03:25:43 +0000 Eolas says it would settle over IE <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 21 Sep 2003 05:03:57 +0000 Microsoft & Montana Plaintiffs Settle Montana Lawsuits <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Settlement Will Benefit Consumers and Montana Schools The Meloy law firm of Helena, lead counsel for a proposed class of Montana consumers, and Microsoft Corp. jointly announced today that a settlement has... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 05 May 2003 20:54:01 +0000 Intel, VIA Settle Series of Patent Suits <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 08 Apr 2003 01:32:55 +0000 MS pushes to settle EU antitrust case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft will soon make a final presentation to seek a settlement with the European Commission of its probe into the U.S. software giant, a person close to the situation said Wednesday. The source said the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 22 Jan 2003 16:14:03 +0000 Homestore, AOL Settle Contract Dispute <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Online real estate company Homestore Inc. said on Thursday it had settled a contract dispute with America Online, the Internet division of AOL Time Warner Inc., and had signed a new 18-month marketing pact. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 10 Jan 2003 08:08:39 +0000 Sonicblue, TiVo settle patent spat <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 09 Nov 2002 15:22:30 +0000 U.S., Microsoft Settle Privacy Charges <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 11 Aug 2002 10:06:05 +0000 DoubleClick to settle privacy suits <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A federal court on Friday granted DoubleClick preliminary approval to settle all state and federal class-action lawsuits that charged it violated the privacy of Web surfers. The preliminary settlement, set to be... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 30 Mar 2002 15:56:58 +0000