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John Travolta Sued for Libel by Author Robert Randolph
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John Travolta has returned once again to the national spotlight following a libel suit filed by author Robert Randolph, who claims the actor said some pretty nasty things in an attempt to thwart the publication of his book “You’ll Never …

Ashton Kutcher Sues California DMV

If you have ever had to go down to the DMV (and what adult hasn’t), odds are you have fantasized about suing them for the amount of time and energy they made you waste in those long lines. Well, Ashton …

Hebrew National Hot Dogs Lawsuit Claims the Product Isn’t Kosher Hebrew National Hot Dogs Lawsuit Claims the Product Isn’t Kosher

Hebrew National Hot Dogs are pretty darned tasty, in my opinion. Since my wife introduced me to the brand several years ago, I can’t go back to regular hot dogs. The texture is different, the taste is different, the quality …

Blogger Reality Steve Settles With ABC, Says Spoilers Will Continue Blogger Reality Steve Settles With ABC, Says Spoilers Will Continue
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Are you a fan of the hit ABC shows Bachelor, Bachelorette, or Bachelor Pad? If so, you’re more than likely aware of Steve Carbone, AKA Reality Steve, the popular blogger who provides exclusive details and spoilers about the shows and …

Apple Sued Over Lost Time Capsule Backups Apple Sued Over Lost Time Capsule Backups

If you’ve used OS X since the launch of 10.5 Leopard in the fall of 2007, you’re probably familiar with Time Machine. One of the flagship features of Leopard, Time Machine allows users to create automatic, incremental backups of their …

Apple, Motorola Given One More Day In Court Apple, Motorola Given One More Day In Court

Last week we brought you news that Judge Richard Posner had tossed out the patent infringement case between Apple and Motorola that was scheduled to begin trial soon. Judge Posner declared that neither company had managed to demonstrate that the …

Chicago Judge Tosses Apple-Motorola Suit Chicago Judge Tosses Apple-Motorola Suit

Just days before one of Apple’s patent disputes with Google-owned Motorola Mobility was set for trial in Chicago, an exasperated judge issued a temporary order dismissing the case with prejudice (meaning it can’t be re-filed). Reports came in early yesterday …

FTC Opposes Bans Over Standards Essential Patents FTC Opposes Bans Over Standards Essential Patents

Last week Tim Cook spent time on stage during the opening session of AllThingsD’s D10 Conference talking to Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher about a variety of topics. Among the issues discussed was Apple’s position on patent lawsuits. After from …

RIM Facing Patent Lawsuit As Stock Woes Continue RIM Facing Patent Lawsuit As Stock Woes Continue
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Research In Motion, makers of the once-ubiquitous BlackBerry smartphone, can’t seem to catch a break lately. They continue to hemorrhage market share to iOS and Android, and their stock recently tumbled below the $10 mark for the first time in …

Apple Facing Patent Suit Over iOS Developer Program Apple Facing Patent Suit Over iOS Developer Program

On Tuesday evening Tim Cook gave an interview during the opening session of AllThingsD’s D10 Conference. During that interview he spoke at some length about patent litigation, which he called “a pain in the ass.” That very same day, it …

Netflix Agrees to Delete Rental History Netflix Agrees to Delete Rental History

Back in February, video rental service Netflix paid a hefty fine for violating the Video Privacy Protection Act, by keeping rental logs on all of its users who cancelled their subscriptions. Netflix asserted that they kept the records just in …

Apple, SimpleAir Reach Settlement In Patent Lawsuit Apple, SimpleAir Reach Settlement In Patent Lawsuit

Apple and SimpleAir have reached a settlement in their ongoing patent infringement lawsuit, according to a joint motion filed in court yesterday. The specifics of the agreement are not known, but it appears that the two companies have entered into …

Investor Sues Nasdaq Over Facebook IPO Investor Sues Nasdaq Over Facebook IPO
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Maryland Facebook investor Phillip Goldberg has just filed a complaint against Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. regarding “badly mishandled” trades upon the social network’s IPO. Goldberg aims to represent a group of investors who saw orders not processed correctly, which prompted …

Facebook Settles In Sponsored Stories Lawsuit Facebook Settles In Sponsored Stories Lawsuit

Facebook has settled a lawsuit over their Sponsored Stories feature out of court today. The terms of the settlement have not been disclosed. A document filed yesterday (PDF) notified the court that the parties in the case had reached a …

Facebook Facing Lawsuit For Tracking Users’ Internet Activity Facebook Facing Lawsuit For Tracking Users’ Internet Activity

UPDATE: Facebook has responded to the lawsuit. In a statement emailed to WebProNews, a Facebook spokesperson said, “We believe this complaint is without merit and we will fight it vigorously.” ORIGINAL STORY: Amidst all the news about Facebook’s IPO there …

Apple Sued Over Rotating Windows On iOS Devices Apple Sued Over Rotating Windows On iOS Devices
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A company called Rotatable Technologies has filed suit in U.S. District Court in Texas against Apple and several other defendants for patent infringement. The suit seeks injunctions against the infringing technologies (mostly apps, it seems), and unspecified damages. The patent …

John Travolta: John Doe #1′s Lawyer to File Dismissal
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John Travolta and the Mystery of the Malicious Masseurs continues to intrigue those of us with nothing better to do, though it would seem that this whole ugly scenario may soon come to a close. According to the folks at …

John Travolta: Actor’s Attorney Addresses Latest Accusation
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John Travolta is probably ready to bury his head in the sand. It seems as though there was something new developing around this story each and every day this week. Today, for example, found a third person coming forward with …

John Travolta: Third Accuser Steps Forward
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John Travolta and the Legend of the Assaulted Masseurs continues to roll on. Yet another individual has come forward with claims that the “Boy in the Plastic Bubble” star made inappropriate advances towards him during a Royal Caribbean cruise back …

John Travolta: John Doe #1 Issues Statement

John Travolta has experienced a pretty tough week in the public spotlight. Earlier we reported that Travolta’s lawyer Marty Singer revealed evidence that the actor wasn’t in Los Angeles during the times specified in the lawsuit. The attorney exclusively told …

Proview Rejected Apple’s $16M Offer, Wanted $400M Proview Rejected Apple’s $16M Offer, Wanted $400M

Yesterday we brought you news that a U.S. District Court judge had rejected Proview’s attempt to bring its trademark infringement battle with Apple to American shores. Now it appears that Apple has made attempts to settle the case and been …