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Tag: legal

  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

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

  5. 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…

  6. $329 HacBook channels Psystar; Will Apple’s lawyers pounce?

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

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. Apple sued over iPhone proximity sensor in new patent troll lawsuit

    511 Innovations, Inc. is the latest patent troll to file a complaint against Apple…

  10. Judge voids VirnetX’s $625.6 million Apple verdict; VirnetX shares plunge

    A federal judge has thrown out a verdict requiring Apple Inc to pay VirnetX Holding Corp $625.6 million…

  11. Tim Bajarin: Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5 may mark the end for sapphire screens

    While sapphire is a very hard material and very scratch proof, there is one major problem…

  12. Senator McCain says it’s ‘unacceptable’ that Tim Cook declined testify about encryption, warns of ‘subpoena power’

    Sen. John McCain warned Apple executives Thursday that the Senate Armed Services Committee ‘has subpoena power’ that could compel them…

  13. Pokémon GO could be Apple Watch’s killer app

    Thanks to Pikachu and Co., millions of users are willing to overlook the crude interface and repetitive gameplay as they wander…

  14. Pokémon GO helps two U.S. Marines to catch murder suspect

    The reality-game-meets-exercise app was instrumental in aiding two Marines to help local police officers…

  15. Apple hit with lawsuit claiming patent infringement over iPhone’s battery technologies

    omaltus, LLC has filed a complaint against Apple today in an Eastern Texas district court…

  16. Sharing your Netflix password is now a federal crime

    Three judges from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling this week…

  17. Apple pays $25 million in settlement with patent troll

    Apple has agreed to pay $25 million to settle a patent infringement lawsuit brought by…

  18. Apple sued in China over showing of war film from the 1990s

    Apple is being sued by a subsidiary of China’s broadcasting regulator over a propaganda film…

  19. Florida man ‘very confident’ in $10 billion lawsuit against Apple for ‘copying iPhone’

    A businessman has filed a $10bn lawsuit against Apple, claiming that the iPhone…

  20. Florida man claims he invented the iPhone, sues Apple for $10 billion

    Florida resident Thomas S. Ross has filed a lawsuit against Apple this week, claiming that the iPhone, iPad, and iPod infringe…

  21. Apple wins court case over ‘Error 53’ wiped iPhones

    Some iPhone owners got a nasty surprise in February when…

  22. Apple to begin doling out $400 million to customers in ebook price-fixing settlement

    Beginning June 21, 2016, millions of e-book purchasers will receive credits and checks for twice their losses…

  23. U.S. Supreme Court ruling favors Apple’s fight against patent trolls

    The Supreme Court on Monday blessed new government procedures for challenging patents…

  24. Apple makes excellent progress in bid to squelch $533 million verdict

    Apple Inc. has succeeded in getting two additional Smartflash LLC patents invalidated…

  25. U.S. court: Government doesn’t need warrant to access cellphone records to track location data

    When law enforcement asks a company for cellphone records to track location data in an investigation, is that a search under the Fourth Amendment?

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