A man in France has taken Uber to court after the app continued sending his locations to his wife, who eventually divorced him over infidelity accusations. He is demanding $48 million in damages.
A patent troll company called BlackBird Technologies has taken Netflix to court after it contended that its offline download feature introduced back in November was in violation of a patent it owned.
Tesla has filed suit in California against former Autopilot head, Sterling Anderson. The electric vehicle manufacturer claims Anderson illegally recruited engineers and stole data for his new startup.
After alleging Qualcomm of patent abuse and suing the company in the US, Apple has now filed a lawsuit against the chipmaker in China for abusing its nearly monopolistic position.
Earlier this week, the FTC sued Qualcomm over anti-competitive business practices and it looks like Apple is following with a suit of its own. Apple claims that the company owes it $1 billion.
The FTC says the chip maker forced companies to use its baseband processors by punishing those that chose products from competitors with unfair patent licensing deals. Even Apple was a victim.
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, overturning a prior decision, has ruled that a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging Apple's App Store constitutes a monopoly shall proceed.
Two Microsoft workers have taken the company to court after it made them watch disturbing videos of murder, bestiality, and child pornography, claiming they suffered post-traumatic stress disorder.
Responding to a defamation lawsuit demanding $15 million, Techdirt opens up the case itself, the backstory, and the potential implications in regards to its future and the First Amendment.
Apple is being sued after the death of a couple's daughter, caused by a car crash involving a man using FaceTime. They contend that Apple should have implemented its safety feature patent for the app.
Apple filed a lawsuit in California on Tuesday which indirectly accuses Nokia of conspiring with patent trolls to "extort exorbitant revenues unfairly and anticompetitively" from the tech giant.
Finnish telecom giant Nokia has sued Apple in the US and Europe for infringing upon 32 of its patents related to smartphone hardware and software, and for declining to accept licensing offers.
Google could find itself in hot water for its internal confidentiality policies that all of its employees are required to sign, as it encourages violations of Californian labor laws and spying.
Some Facebook users have woken up to find they've received small checks from the company. Surprisingly enough, the checks are legitimate, and they're part of Facebook's settlement from a 2011 suit.
As Samsung continues its recall of all remaining Note7 smartphones, the company may have to face a class action lawsuit, with several Note7 users claiming "economic injuries".
Three women are suing Microsoft for gender-bias in the way the company promoted, paid, and evaluated its employees, saying that Microsoft consistently discriminated against women in the workplace.
Patent-licensing entity MobileMedia Ideas has recently won a lawsuit against Apple, after it was decided that the Cupertino giant infringed its ring-silencing patent. It got $3 million in damages.
A woman from Illinois recently sued adult toy maker Smart Innovations, after its We-Vibe product allegedly sent intimate data to the company, potentially invading the privacy of its users.
A U.S. court judge has decided that Twitter is not responsible for terrorist content on its service, after a widow sued it for allegedly giving ISIS a voice to spread their propaganda.
Microsoft is being sued in the US and Israel over alleged legal violations relating to its free Windows 10 upgrades, which will end on Friday. Both lawsuits are seeking class action status.
In a case that has lasted for over six years, Oracle is still trying to convince the courts that Google stole their Java code and that the company has damages in excess of $9 billion dollars.
Snapchat is being taken to court by a lawyer over the sexually offensive content which can be found on its Discover feature, which can be easily accessible for minor users of the app.
A Florida man claims that Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod are "substantially the same" to his 1992 device concept drawings, and is suing the company for $10 billion, and 1.5% of all of its future sales.
Qualcomm has accused Meizu of violating different patents relating to 3G and 4G communication standards. After unsuccessfully trying to negotiate this with Meizu directly, a complaint has been filed.
The popular social media app Snapchat is currently being sued by a man from Georgia after a woman using the Snapchat speed filter violently crashed into his car, causing him brain injuries.
In settling lawsuits brought by its drivers in two US states, Uber is prepared to pay up to $100 million with added benefits while still classifying drivers as independent contractors.
When the Department of Justice demands that a company hand over data about a customer, it often forces the company to keep quiet about it. Now, Microsoft is suing the DOJ over just that.
An organization has filed a complaint against Apple for allegedly infringing three patents it has filed. The issue arises from Apple's voice assistant, Siri, which reportedly utilizes the patents.
Apple has had a class action lawsuit filed against it in New York on Tuesday. The lawsuit claims that Apple knowingly crippled older devices with the iOS 9 upgrade, specifically the iPhone 4S.
In the final week of 2015, Spotify has been slapped with a hefty class action lawsuit for failing to identify rightsholders in order to pay royalties and acquire appropriate licensing.
Almost five years after the original complaint, Apple might get some money out of Samsung for alleged patent infringement. But Samsung seems to be in a much better position to contest the verdict.
After suing Apple for wiping his iPhone during repairs, Deric White has come out victorious after a ruling from the High Court. Apple has been ordered to pay damages and costs to the 68 year old.
A man in London is suing Apple for wiping his iPhone which contained his honeymoon photos and 15 years worth of contacts. The device was allegedly broken, and was wiped as part of the repair.
AMD have been struck by a class action lawsuit, due to false-advertising surrounding the number of cores offered by their Bulldozer range. Due to the design, these cores fail to operate independently.
When developing processors for its highly popular devices, Apple was found to have infringed upon a University of Wisconsin patent, and now the trial is moving on to determine the damages.
The two tech rivals have reached an agreement to drop all remaining lawsuits between each in the U.S. and Germany after five years of disputes over mobile and gaming technology patents.
Microsoft has sued recycling company, GER, for the unauthorized sales of 70,000 unused product keys of its Office 2010 software, which had been entrusted to the firm for safe disposal.
Twitter was recently sued for reputedly spying on personal messages sent. The company was accused of altering hyperlinks sent, which was seen as a way to provide more advertising data.
A father has recently sued Facebook for not being able to prevent his 11-year old daughter from signing up on the service, who apparently shared racy and indecent photos of herself with other people.
Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe reach a settlement worth $415 million with disgruntled employees over an anti-poaching scheme organised in part by Apple's Steve Jobs and Google's Eric Schmidt.
Uber is about to have a fight on its hands with as many as 160,000 drivers in the state of California, who are all pressing the company to treat drivers better and grant direct employment.
Google has been accused, by a number of Indian companies, of doctoring search results to favour its own services over others', a claim which, if true, could lead to a fine of $1.4 billion.
The USPTO has now ruled that one of the design patents used by Apple to sue Samsung was not valid in the first place, thus reducing possible damages significantly.
Microsoft has trumped Google in court by winning an Appeals court ruling that Google charged unfairly for royalties on patents that covered Wi-Fi and video downloads
A US appeals court has again rebuffed Microsoft's attempts to stop a class action lawsuit against it, which claims that the company sold the Xbox 360 with a known design flaw that ruined users' discs.
Apple's lawsuit against Samsung is all too recent in memory and was one of the most prominent cases in recent history. Other tech giants have now chimed in with their support for Samsung's appeal.
Apple is being sued by a Dublin-based company, which legally owns the trademark 'iWatch'. Apple uses this name in some of its online ads that appear on Google's search engine.
A consumer rights commission in China has sued smartphone makers Samsung and Oppo, for the bloatware installed on new devices. The group claims that the apps take up too much storage space on phones.
One of the long-running legal battles between Google and Oracle over Android's use of the Java API has finally reached the Supreme Court, where it has been tossed out for the time being.
The FCC is fining AT&T after an investigation concluded they misled millions of unlimited data customers by throttling their data and failing to adequately notify users of their plan's limitations.