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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 …

Retirement Fund Sues Google Over Stock Retirement Fund Sues Google Over Stock

Google CEO Larry Page has been mentioned in various lawsuits of late, recently taking the stand in the search giant’s copyright infringement trial with Oracle, where his demeanor was described as being evasive – and now Bloomberg reports that Page …

Apple, Samsung Meet May 21-22 To Discuss Settlement Apple, Samsung Meet May 21-22 To Discuss Settlement

Earlier this month we brought you news that Apple and Samsung had been instructed to meet to discuss a settlement for their ongoing patent lawsuit, which will soon be heading to trial in California. The meeting, ordered by U.S. District …

Yahoo Asks Judge to Invalidate Facebook Patents Yahoo Asks Judge to Invalidate Facebook Patents

Yahoo is claiming Facebook bought eight of the ten patents that it used to counter-sue in the continuing war between the two internet giants. In a filing to a federal court, Yahoo is asking the judge to throw out the …

Nutella to Settle Ad Lawsuit For $3 Million
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A Califronia mom, Athena Hohenberg, sued Ferrero Roche last February for claiming their chocolate-hazelnut spread was healthy, when in fact it is probably one of the least healthy things you can eat. Hohenberg claimed she was taken in by ads …

Samsung Ordered To Give Apple Documents In Infringement Suit Samsung Ordered To Give Apple Documents In Infringement Suit

Apple has won a victory in one of its myriad patent infringement lawsuits against Samsung, as a judge ruled that Samsung violated a court order by failing to hand certain documents over to Apple during the discovery process. The documents …

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Guilty Of Violating Motorola Patents Microsoft’s Xbox 360 Guilty Of Violating Motorola Patents
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With the patent lawsuit war heating up, a possible huge blow to Microsoft and the Xbox 360 was dealt today by the The US International Trade Commission. The ruling about the case, which was filed in 2010, stated that Microsoft’s …

Apple Sued Over Every Touchscreen Device They Make Apple Sued Over Every Touchscreen Device They Make
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Apple has been sued in U.S. District Court for patent infringement. The complaint alleges that Apple’s touch interface devices – yes, all of them – infringe on a patent owned by Flatworld Interactives, LLC. The application for the patent was …

Phil Spector Files Lawsuit from His Prison Cell
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What a fantastic world we live in. Unhappy that a government construction project has caused damage to his sprawling estate, music producer-turned-convicted murderer Phil Spector filed a lawsuit from the cozy confines of his prison cell. The suit, which is …

YouTube Loses German Royalties Case YouTube Loses German Royalties Case

YouTube, the most popular video platform on the web, has been taking some heat over music clip royalties as of late. It was recently reported that parody singer Weird Al Yankovic is suing Sony for $2.5 million, over videos of …

Samsung Fortune Fuels Family Feud Samsung Fortune Fuels Family Feud

Lee Kun-hee is the chairman of Samsung Electronics. He resigned as chairman of Samsung on April 21, 2008 owing to Samsung Slush funds scandal, but returned on March 24, 2010. He received a three year suspended jail term after he …

Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Graduate Student Sued for Reselling Textbooks Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Graduate Student Sued for Reselling Textbooks

The Supreme Court decided today that they will hear the case of graduate student Supap Kirtsaeng, who was sued by a publishing company for reselling textbooks he bought in Thailand. The final verdict in this case may have important implications …

Amazon Possibly Behind Justice Department e-Book Lawsuit Amazon Possibly Behind Justice Department e-Book Lawsuit
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When the Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and other major publishers for allegedly banding together to drive up book prices, Amazon was named several times in the 36-page complaint. The company was named so repeatedly, roughly 90 …