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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 …

John Travolta: Flight Records Suggest He Wasn’t in Los Angeles
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John Travolta wasn’t in Los Angeles on the day he allegedly did some pretty unspeakable things to a masseur. According to TMZ, the “White Man’s Burden” star was in New York City, which completely contradicts the times indicated in the …

iPod Owners Receiving Notice Of Class Action Lawsuit iPod Owners Receiving Notice Of Class Action Lawsuit
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iPod owners have begun receiving notices in the past few days that they may be eligible for inclusion in a class-action lawsuit against Apple concerning steps the company took to steps to prevent music purchased from the RealPlayer Music Store …

Beastie Boys Lawsuit: Record Label Sues for Copyright Infringement

The Beastie Boys lawsuit couldn’t have arrived at a more inopportune moment. One day before Adam “MCA” Yauch died from cancer, record label Tuf America dropped a legal bombshell on the group: A few of the songs appearing on both …

John Travolta Gets Slapped with Yet Another Lawsuit
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John Travolta isn’t having a very good week. Hot on the heels of reports that the “Saturday Night Fever” star had been charged with assault and sexual battery after allegedly stripping naked and doing all sorts of naughty things with …

Yahoo Claims Patents For Open Source Technologies Yahoo Claims Patents For Open Source Technologies

Facebook is really into the open source movement. Just looking at their developer’s page should tell you that they care about developers and aim to provide them with the best in open source development tools. Yahoo has open sourced some …

Rejected Twitter User Sues the Object of His Affection
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All of us handle rejection differently. Some people swallow it whole and immediately purge it from their systems. Others, I’m afraid, take things a little too personally. Far be it for me to tell someone how to live their life, …

Guy Sues Apple For Double-Billing Him on iTunes Guy Sues Apple For Double-Billing Him on iTunes

Odds are, if you are double billed for an item, no matter where you buy it from, a quick complaint to the customer service department will resolve the matter. That was not the case for Robert Herskowitz, who was charged …

George Clooney & Julia Roberts Partner For Lawsuit

In a time when everything is on the web, it can be difficult to police who has access to your image or information, especially if you’re a celebrity. The general public sometimes feels they should automatically be privy to a …

Georgia Teen, Alex Boston, Sues Classmates Over Fake Facebook Account Georgia Teen, Alex Boston, Sues Classmates Over Fake Facebook Account
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I think within the next five years we’ll be adding a new word to the official english dictionary – cyberbullying. It seems like we can’t go a week without hearing of a case where a teen or group of teens …