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May 23, 2017 - 05:15 PM UTC — AAPL: 153.80 (-0.19, -0.12%) | NASDAQ: 6138.71 (+5.09, +0.08%)

Tag: legal

  1. U.S. Supreme Court limits where patent-infringement cases can be filed; decision could limit venue-shopping

    The Supreme Court on Monday limited the ability of patent holders to bring infringement lawsuits…

  2. Florida judge orders reality TV actress to unlock Apple iPhone in ‘sextortion’ case

    A reality TV actress accused in an extortion case involving sex videos must give up her iPhone password…

  3. Miami sextortion case asks if a suspect can be forced to hand over Apple iPhone password

    Next week, a local judge in Miami-Dade County, Florida, is expected to issue a key ruling…

  4. Apple settles Unwired Planet patent suit for undisclosed amount

    Apple on Monday settled a years-long patent lawsuit leveled by non-practicing entity Unwired Planet…

  5. Australian regulator sues for Apple alleged bricking of iPhones repaired by unauthorized third parties

    Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Apple Inc. alleging it used a software update to disable…

  6. U.S. appeals court tosses $533 million patent verdict against Apple

    A federal appeals court has thrown out a jury verdict that had originally required Apple to pay $533 million…

  7. California class action lawsuit claims Apple forced users to iOS 7 by breaking FaceTime

    A class-action lawsuit filed in California on Thursday alleges Apple schemed to force iPhone users…

  8. Apple settles lawsuit with e-Watch

    Apple has reached a settlement with a San Antonio, Tex.-based firm called e-Watch…

  9. Class action lawsuit demands Apple install texting and driving safeguards; seeks to halt all iPhone sales in California

    MLG Automotive Law has filed a class action lawsuit against Apple Inc…

  10. Apple v. Samsung lawsuit over iPhone patents officially reopened

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Thursday reopened a longstanding patent lawsuit…

  11. 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revives antitrust lawsuit against Apple

    iPhone app purchasers may sue Apple Inc over allegations that the company monopolized the market for…

  12. Employees sue Microsoft over PTSD after company required them to watch child porn and murder

    Two Microsoft employees who had to watch ‘horrific images’ of murder, child pornography and bestiality…

  13. Judge Denise Cote deals patent trolls a potentially fatal blow

    For years, patent trolls have been the best evidence that pure evil exists…

  14. Apple doesn’t want India’s government to muddle iPhone’s look

    Apple is making serious moves to begin manufacturing some of its iPhones in India…

  15. Apple sues Nokia’s patent trolls; says Nokia attempting to ‘compensate for its own failing cell phone business’

    Apple on Tuesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Acacia Research Corporation and Conversant Intellectual Property Management…

  16. Nokia sues Apple in Germany and the US for alleged infringement of Nokia patents

    Nokia announced that it has today filed a number of complaints against Apple in Germany and the US…

  17. U.S. to disclose estimate of number of American citizens under surveillance

    The U.S. intelligence community will soon disclose an estimate of the number of Americans whose electronic communications have been…

  18. President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions could restart the encryption fight

    After weeks of speculation, President-elect Donald Trump today named Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his choice for attorney general…

  19. Apple loses patent retrial to VirnetX, owes $302.4 million

    A federal jury in Texas on Friday night ordered Apple Inc to pay more than $302 million in damages…

  20. Apple admits logging iMessage metadata and sharing it with law enforcement

    Because iMessage is encrypted end-to-end, Apple does not have access to the contents of those communications…

  21. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

    The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work….

  22. Apple backs Microsoft in battle against U.S. government over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ searches

    Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp…

  23. $329 HacBook channels Psystar; Will Apple’s lawyers pounce?

    An outfit called ‘HacBook’ is channeling Psystar, offering Mac OS laptops for US$329…

  24. Inept Microsoft demonstrates just how right Apple was to stand up to U.S. government overreach

    I wrote an opinion piece predating the San Bernardino shootings on why Apple was right to stand firm…

  25. Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that ‘backdoors’ are a stupid idea

    Microsoft leaked the golden keys that unlock Windows-powered tablets, phones and other devices sealed…

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