Tag Archive: Court


Qualcomm’s $873 million antitrust fine upheld by South Korean court

The Korea Fair Trade Commission had imposed the fine on Qualcomm in December 2016.

What you need to know A South Korean court today upheld a record $ 873 million fine imposed by the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) against Qualcomm for unfair business practices. Qualcomm Executive Vice President Dan Rosenberg says the company will soon appeal to the Korea Supreme Court. The KFTC, however, is yet to issue any comment on whether it would also lodge  [Read More…]

Unsealed court documents accuse Andy Rubin of running a ‘sex ring’

Andy Rubin made payments of hundreds of thousands of dollars for a string of affairs.

What you need to know A civil complaint filed by Rie Hirabaru Rubin says Andy Rubin conspired to defraud her by not revealing his sources of income. Rubin also conspired to defraud Rie Rubin by making her sign a prenuptial agreement under false pretenses. The lawsuit alleges Andy Rubin had at least five mistresses and was operating a sex ring.

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ASUS is rebranding the ZenFone 6 to ASUS 6Z in India following court ban

ASUS is banned from using ZenFone branding in India, so it’s renaming the ZenFone 6 to ASUS 6Z.

What you need to know ASUS is renaming the ZenFone 6 to ASUS 6Z in India. The manufacturer was found to infringe on an already existing trademark for Zen branding. The ASUS 6Z is slated to make its debut in India on June 19.

ASUS is facing an unexpected issue ahead of the launch of the ZenFone 6. A  [Read More…]

India’s oldest record label takes Spotify to court over licensing rights

Spotify agrees to remove Saregama’s catalog of 120,000 songs from its platform.

Spotify made its long-awaited debut in India earlier this year, with monthly plans starting off at just ₹119 ($ 1.70). The launch went through in spite of litigation from Warner Music, which prevented Spotify from streaming the record label’s vast catalog of songs in the country.

In what must feel like déjà vu for the streaming service, it is now facing another injunction, this time  [Read More…]

Ball out on the court with this NBA 2K19 beginners guide

Tie those laces up and become a pro.

Fired up NBA 2K19 and found yourself lost in the sheer depth of basketball goodness available to you here? Don’t fret. Many have been where you are, and while NBA 2K19 is a challenging game to master, it’s easier to get into than the game lets on.

Stick with us and we’ll give you all the information you need to understand what’s going on when you emerge from the  [Read More…]

Supreme Court rules that police need warrants to get phone location info

The decision was ruled in favor with a 5-4 vote.

The United States Supreme Court issued a ruling on June 22 stating that police must first get an official warrant before they can use cell tower data to track someone’s location.

This ruling comes from the Carpenter v. United States case that dates back six years to 2011. Timothy Carpenter was arrested for a robbery in Detroit during that year, but only after police tracked down 12,898  [Read More…]

Court rules that Google owes Oracle for unfair use of Java in Android

Google could have to pay as much as $ 8.8 billion in damages.

For nearly 8 years, Oracle and Google have gone back and forth in a lawsuit in which Google was accused of unfairly using Java for the development of Android. The two companies have had their fair share of wins and losses over the years, but now a federal court in California has settled things once and for all.

The court ruled that Google didn’t  [Read More…]

Supreme Court to decide what’s required to get location records from your carrier

The appeal of a 2011 case where 12,898 pieces of evidence were gathered without a warrant is being heard by the highest court in the land.

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case to decide if government officers need a warrant to access your cell phone’s location history. The ACLU is co-counsel in the Carpenter v United States case, which is the first of its kind to be heard by the court as previous petitions were denied.

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Google and Huawei taken to court over Nexus 6P performance issues

Suffering boot loops and severe battery drain? A lawsuit filed in Texas alleges the same, and that Google and Huawei have offered little help on the matter.

The Nexus 6P battery drain and boot looping issues have happened to so many people — my husband and myself, included —that there’s now a lawsuit filed against Google and Huawei over the device’s numerous issues.

According to a press release from the firm behind the lawsuit, Chimicles & Tikellis, the complaint  [Read More…]

U.S. Supreme Court rules in Samsung’s favor in iPhone patent battle

Samsung and Apple are still fighting it out in the U.S., and the country’s top court has just ruled in the Galaxy maker’s favor.

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in Samsung’s favor in its ongoing design patent war with Apple, throwing out an earlier ruling that Samsung would have to pay the iPhone maker $ 399 million for infringing on its design patents, and giving Samsung a chance to win back some of the damages  [Read More…]