Posted On Saturday, November 30, 2013 By admin. Under BoyGenius, Yahoo! Answers Tags: accessories, android, apple, blackberry, boygenius, business, entertainment, events, facebook, internet, legal, microsoft, security, yahoo
A French court on Thursday ordered Google , Microsoft , and Yahoo to remove from search results 16 websites that host pirated media, in a case started in December 2011 by various French organizations and groups that protect the interests of entertainment companies such as Paramount and Sony. Local ISPs including Orange, Free, Bouygues Telecom, SFR, Numericable and Darty Telecom are also ordered to “implement all appropriate means including blocking” these websites, TorrentFreak reports .
Phil Schiller takes the stand in Apple/Samsung damages trial; calls the iPhone a ‘bet the company’ type of product
Posted On Friday, November 15, 2013 By temp. Under TUAW Tags: apple legal, iphone, legal, samsung, the-end, tuaw, var-post
Apple executive Phil Schiller took the stand on Thursday as the Apple/Samsung re-trial on damages entered its third day.
Posted On Saturday, October 5, 2013 By admin. Under BoyGenius Tags: accessories, android, blackberry, california, entertainment, facebook, gaming, google, hardware, interview, legal, security, united-states
Although patent trolls are already one of the least liked groups in the United States , they may have found a way to make themselves even more loathsome in the eyes of the public by doubling as government lobbyists.
Posted On Friday, October 4, 2013 By admin. Under BoyGenius Tags: android, apple, blackberry, boygenius, business, events, google, hardware, interview, legal
In July, when Apple was found guilty of fixing eBook prices , the company released a statement maintaining that it was innocent of any antitrust violations. Apple was later hit with an injunction that forbade the company from entering into certain agreements with major U.S.
Lodsys Free to Continue Patent Threats Against Developers After Judge Tosses Apple’s Legal Challenge
Posted On Monday, September 30, 2013 By temp. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors, Yahoo! Answers Tags: front page, imac, ipad, iphone, legal, legal-challenge, mac, threats-against, twitter
Following the ongoing legal threats to iOS developers by patent holding firm Lodsys, an East Texas judge has tossed Apple’s original legal challenge of the patent firm, ruling that Lodsys is free to settle all its cases, reports Ars Technica . Now, after two years of litigation, it's back to square one. The East Texas judge overseeing Lodsys' systematic patent attack on app developers has refused to even consider Apple's motion
Posted On Friday, September 20, 2013 By admin. Under iPhone Apps, MacRumors Tags: facebook, front page, government, imac, ipod, legal, pdf, software
Senator Al Franken (D-MN) has sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook expressing concern over the new Touch ID fingerprint sensor built into the iPhone 5s, which went on sale earlier today. In the letter ( PDF ), the Senator, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, says he is an iPhone owner and is concerned about the use of fingerprints to unlock the device. It's clear to me that Apple has worked hard to secure this technology and implement it responsibly.
Apple sued for false advertising after dividing up the final 16 episodes of Breaking Bad into two seasons on iTunes
Posted On Monday, September 9, 2013 By temp. Under TUAW Tags: breaking bad, breakingbad, iTunes, legal, the-end, tuaw, var-post
Last night's episode of Breaking Bad was one of the most intense in the series' history, but for those who haven't seen it yet, don't worry, I won't be putting out any spoilers. You see, today's Breaking Bad news has nothing to do with Walter White's slow transformation into Scarface, but rather with a legal suit filed against Apple by a Breaking Bad fan.
Posted On Saturday, August 31, 2013 By temp. Under BoyGenius, MacRumors Tags: accessories, android, apple, article, ebooks, events, facebook, firefox, hardware, legal
Apple may still deny that it ever fixed the prices of eBooks , but that's not stopping some of the company's alleged co-conspirators from settling with the federal government. Per MacRumors , publishers Macmillan and Penguin have followed in the footsteps of Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster and have submitted a settlement in the price-fixing case for court approval
Posted On Friday, August 30, 2013 By temp. Under TUAW Tags: iphone, law, lawsuit, lawsuits, legal, the-end, tuaw, var-post
GigaOM reports that a judge in San Jose this week threw out a case alleging that Apple sold the iPhone 4 and 4S knowing full well that the devices featured a faulty power button designed to malfunction after the warranty expired. The case was originally filed by two men in California who sought class-action status. The lawsuit asserted that the power button on both the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S becomes "stuck and nonfunctional" three months after the warranty expires.
Posted On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 By admin. Under BoyGenius Tags: accessories, android, blackberry, boygenius, business, facebook, gaming, humor, Instagram, internet, legal, lifestyle, security, youtube
Here's one advantage to not having Instagram on your smartphone : You won't be tempted to upload pictures of your criminal activities for the whole world to see.