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Yahoo Files a case against Facebook for allegedly violating 10 patents
Internet Giant, Yahoo has filed a case against Facebook in the U.S. District Court in San Jose, California, for patent infringement.Read the rest of the article »
Yahoo wins lawsuit against spammers responsible for fake lottery email scheme, gets awarded with $610M
Yahoo! announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded $610 million in a judgment against spammers responsible for a lottery scam that involved the company’s name.
The federal district court judge in New York handed down the order in favor of Yahoo!, resolves a lawsuit filed in 2008, where the judge found the defendants liable as ‘participants in a conspiracy under New York common law’ and orders the defendants to pay Yahoo! Inc $27 million for trademark infringement and $583 in statutory damages for violation of the CAN-SPAM Act.Read the rest of the article »
U.S. court denies Apple's request to block sales of Samsung Galaxy devices
“It is not clear that an injunction on Samsung’s accused devices would prevent Apple from being irreparably harmed,” U.S. judge wrote in a decision that came out last Friday, December 2, denying Apple’s appeal for a preliminary injunction against Samsung and from stopping it from selling Galaxy smartphones and tablets.
The two companies have been battling it out in court since April, when Apple Inc filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung for ‘slavishly’ copying and using a number of technologies off its iPad and iPhone.Read the rest of the article »
Rihanna files a lawsuit after acquiring a crappy two-story house in Beverly Hills.
Rihanna recently filed a lawsuit to the L.A. County Superior Court, claiming that she bought a crappy two-story home in Beverly Hills for $6.9 million in 2009. In relation to this, the seller told the pop singer that she was not aware of any major defects on the said property. Then the singer countered that the woman was lying.
According to the documents, Rihanna’s Beverly Hills property was hit by a “moderate rainstorm” in January 2010. And due to the defects, water leaked into various rooms which caused serious damage. That said, the pop singer claimed that she was screwed because “Rihanna’s quote here” than the amount she paid for it.
Ultimately, Rihanna sued the former owner, the inspector, the real estate agents involved with the sale, and the engineers who worked on the house.View Article Source »
Kim Kardashian files a lawsuit against Old Navy to protect her huge deal with Sears.
According to sources, the TV personality feels that Old Navy is trying to mislead people that she is the company’s spokeswoman by using a girl who looked like her. Furthermore, Sears execs feel that Old Navy is trying to compromise the former’s Kardashian Kollection ad campaign. The Kardashian Kollection is an exclusive clothing and bedding line that will launch in about a month and a half.
Sears actually asked Kim Kardashian if she was part of the Old Navy’s ads, as it can create confusion in the market place. That said, the actress must prove her allegation to win her suit. But the main argument here is that Kim Kardashian doesn’t care about her wannabes. A deal that can be worth millions of dollars is what matters.View Article Source »
After George 'Geohot' Hotz survive the legal onslaught of Sony, he is now using his knowledge and skills for a good cause by working for Facebook.
Based on an interview with hacking community MyGreatFest, Geohot declined a challenge to hack an iPad 2 to remain focus on his new job. They say that George Hotz’s action indicated his involvement in the development of Facebook’s rumored iPad apps. It is also confirmed by TechMeme’s Gabe Rivera by tweeting a link to the hacker’s Facebook wall, which reportedly addressed Facebook as an amazing place to work.
George Hotz is not the first hacker to leave his hacking life and go to have a legal job. Now that more companies are recognizing the talents and skills required to become a hacker, Geohot will surely not be the last one to have this kind of situation.View Article Source »
Denise Underhill, who had an accident during a photo shoot inside the Playboy Mansion, filed a case against the renowned men's magazine.
A woman named Denise Underhill filed a lawsuit against Playboy because of a trampoline accident inside the Playboy Mansion back in 2009. The accident gave Denise Underhill a devastating knee injury during a bouncy photo shoot that requested her to jump on the trampoline.
According to the lawsuit that was filed in LA Superior Court last month, the victim stated that instead of giving her a proper medical assistance, she was just given crutches and sent on her way home. In the documents Denise Underhill presents, there were also no warning signs about the danger of using the equipment.
She also claims that her knee injury required surgery, demanding $25,000 and above from the men’s magazine. Meanwhile, Playboy still doesn’t have any statement about the issue.View Article Source »
After Apple filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Samsung last month, the latter want to make sure that it won't happen again by requesting a sample of the big fruit's upcoming devices.
After Apple filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Samsung last month, the latter’s legal team requested the Cupertino-based company to hand over next-generation versions of the iPhone and iPad by June 17, 2011. This is done to make sure that Samsung’s own future devices will not be subjected to the same lawsuit that it’s currently facing. The motion, filed last Friday at San Jose, California, asks the court to make Apple provide samples of the ‘final commercial version(s)’ of the iPhone and iPad — along with its retail packaging.
But a week before the request was filed, Apple petitioned to see the final production samples of the unreleased number of Samsung products – including Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9, Galaxy S II, Droid Charge and Infuse 4G. While at that, Samsung asks that only their lawyers – and not the production team – be allowed to see the upcoming Apple devices.
Apple’s lawsuit against Samsung last month alleged the latter of copying the user interface and design features of big fruit’s devices. Samsung fired back by launching a number of patent infringement lawsuits, aiming at Apple’s products in various countries. While the two company compete, they have been close business partners. Nevertheless, the relationship has not kept Samsung and its telecommunications group from being targeted.View Article Source »
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has just been slapped with a lawsuit -- days before the Golden Globes -- by a public relations firm that is claiming they were lied to and given the boot after 17 years of hard work.
A couple of days before the Golden Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association was sued with Fraud by Cinepoint Productions. The production claimed that the HFPA did not honor its promise. According to Cinepoint’s lawsuit, filed yesterday in LA County Superior Court, the HFPA guaranteed that its contract with the production will be renewed after its expiration in 2009. Unfortunately, nothing happened.
The Cinepoint Productions pointed out that they did a good job in bringing the Golden Globes from irrelevance to prominence. In fact, the production was able to give the award giving body a $26 million annual deal with NBC starting 2012. But after they were kicked to the curb, Cinepoint Productions is suing for the $2 million fee they would have earned, plus punitive damages.
The HFPA has no response to this issue yet, but All We Like will keep you posted for more updates.View Article Source »
HTC Corporation today outlined its disagreement with Apple’s legal actions and reiterated its commitment to creating a portfolio of innovative smartphones that gives consumers a variety of choices. Founded in 1997 with a passion for innovation and a vision for how smartphones would change people’s lives, HTC has continually driven this vision by consistently introducing award-winning smartphones with U.S. mobile operators.
“HTC disagrees with Apple’s actions and will fully defend itself. HTC strongly advocates intellectual property protection and will continue to respect other innovators and their technologies as we have always done, but we will continue to embrace competition through our own innovation as a healthy way for consumers to get the best mobile experience possible,” said Peter Chou, chief executive officer, HTC Corporation. “From day one, HTC has focused on creating cutting-edge innovations that deliver unique value for people looking for a smartphone. In 1999 we started designing the XDA and T-Mobile Pocket PC Phone Edition, our first touch-screen smartphones, and they both shipped in 2002 with more than 50 additional HTC smartphone models shipping since then.”Read the rest of the article »
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