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Mobile, Smartphones

Report claims that the DOJ is drafting a lawsuit against Apple. Here’s why!

August 26, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

If you watch the news at all, you’ve heard those three initials that should strike fear in the heart and minds of U.S. citizens: DOJ. So what is this DOJ anyway? Well, it is the Department of Justice aka “The […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google faces lawsuit in the US over Play Store monopoly

July 8, 2021

Via: GSMArena.com

36 US states have filed a lawsuit against Google over engaging in monopolistic activities in app distribution and payments on the Play Store. The suit at the US District Court for the Northern District of California claims Google is violating […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Huawei in legal dispute against Verizon for unauthorized patent use

February 6, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Huawei has filed a lawsuit with the Eastern and Western District courts in Texas against Verizon for patent infringement. The allegations against the carrier consist of the unauthorized use of 12 Huawei patents in the field of computer networking, download […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Class Action suit says Apple forced iPhone users to upgrade to iOS 7 to save it money

February 3, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

You might recall that a patent infringement suit that was originally filed by VirnetX against Apple back in 2010 reached its most recent conclusion last October with a jury ruling that Apple had to pay the plaintiff $302.4 million. As […]


Mobile, Smartphones

BlackBerry sues Avaya for infringing on its patents

August 3, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

BlackBerry has filed a lawsuit against Avaya, accusing the multi-national tech company of infringing on eight of its U.S. patents related to mobile communications. The patents allegedly used by Avaya were filed between 1998 and 2011, and include 9143801, 8964849, […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Apple sued over ‘fast-charge’ feature on Apple iPhone 6s

July 13, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

A company called Somaltus LLC has filed a suit against Apple in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Texas. The company claims that the fast- charge technology used on the Apple iPhone 6s and “any similar device” sold by Apple, […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Apple pays $25 million to settle lawsuit over Siri

April 20, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

Apple has agreed to pay $24.9 million to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to settle a lawsuit over the creation of Siri. The virtual voice activated personal assistant debuted in October 2011 with the unveiling of the Apple iPhone 4s. The lawsuit […]


Privacy, Security

Microsoft sues U.S. to inform customers of secret data requests

April 15, 2016

Via: Mashable

SAN FRANCISCO — In the latest clash over privacy rights in the digital age, Microsoft is suing the U.S. government over a federal law that allows authorities to examine customer emails or online files without the individual’s knowledge. The lawsuit […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Oracle wants Google to pay it $9.3 billion for using Java’s APIs in Android

March 29, 2016

Via: www.phonearena.com

Back in December, we told you that with Android N, Google would switch to the open source version of Oracle’s Java Development Kit. That’s because Oracle and Google have already been battling each other since 2010 when Oracle accused Google […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google wins legal fight against StreetMap over abusing search traffic claims

February 15, 2016

Via: DailyMail

For many people, Google Maps is the first-stop when it comes to pinpointing places and getting directions, but. Now one of the first mapping services to appear online has lost a High Court action where it accused Google of abusing […]


Mobile, Smartphones

“Reject Samsung’s appeal,” Apple says to the U.S. Supreme Court

February 5, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

Samsung is trying to push the U.S. Supreme Court to hear its appeal of the patent suit Apple won against the company. In its filing, Samsung says that U.S. patent laws are archaic and are from an outdated time period […]


Computing

Lawsuit against Microsoft over employee no-poach deals dismissed

November 25, 2015

Via: Info World

A lawsuit against Microsoft that charged it with entering into restrictive hiring agreements with other companies has been dismissed by a court in California, with the judge declaring that the employees had waited too long to file the suit. The […]