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Tweet- From LexisNexis® Mealey’s™ Daily Legal News. A California federal judge on Nov. 20 approved a stipulated order under which Google Inc. was fined $ 22.5 million for violating the Federal Trade Commission Act and enjoined from any further placement of advertising cookies on the computers of any users of Apple Inc.’s Safari Web browser […]

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TweetIn a near-unanimous verdict, Apple recently won a $1.05 billion judgment against Samsung on charges that the South Korean manufacturer copied Apple’s designs for the iPhone and iPad. The lawsuit was conducted in San Jose Federal Court in front of Judge Koh.  The jury arrived at the verdict after less than three days of deliberations. Apple […]

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TweetAs previously reported here , federal judge Denny Chin, recently heard oral arguments from Google and plaintiffs The Authors Guild and the American Society of Media Photographers in the cases entitled The Authors Guild et al. v. Google Inc., U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 05-08136; and American Society of Media Photographers […]

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TweetIn the latest twist to the long-standing case brought by, among others, the Authors Guild (“Guild”) and the American Society of Media Photographers (“Society”) in 2005 against Google for the damages the plaintiffs claim they suffered as a result of Google’s unauthorized online book-scanning project (entitled Authors Guild v. Google, 05-08136 and American Society of […]

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TweetHave you ever dreamed of evading your income taxes, all with the blessing of Uncle Sam? Well if you have, the multi-billion dollar company Apple and other technology bell weathers are living your dream.  How do they get away with it? They form subsidiaries in tax-friendly countries like Ireland, the Netherlands and Luxemburg which allow […]

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TweetAs reported previously here, here, and here, the big guns in the tech industry such as Facebook and Google have been gathering personal information from users of their apps and using that information for their own personal financial gain.  Users are often not even aware that their personal information is being collected and used that way. […]

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TweetA class action lawsuit was recently filed in Texas in the Western Division of the U.S. District Court, Austin Division against some of the biggest heavy-weights in the tech industry.  In the lawsuit plaintiffs allege that makers of popular mobile apps misappropriate millions of  users’ personal information such as names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers without […]

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TweetApple recently filed yet another lawsuit, this time in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, seeking a temporary sales ban on Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus over its alleged violation of several patents. The Galaxy Nexus uses Google’s newest version of the Android mobile operating system, the “Ice Cream Sandwich”. The Galaxy Nexus […]

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Tweet Google’s competitors accuse Google of giving its own services preferential treatment in search results, and they claim that regulators are not doing enough about it.  Google has been busy promoting its own social network Google+ by integrating information from its other services into search results made by subscribers to Google+, thereby extending its search dominance and killing […]

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Tweet Last Tuesday I was in NY city attending the much awaited The Business of APIs Conference organized by Mashery, the leading provider of API management services. It was a sold out crowd and why not? APIs are becoming increasingly popular and part of many companies core business strategy. Speakers included representatives from leading names […]

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