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Los Angeles and San Francisco are convinced that Uber's background checks aren't as good as the company claims they are, and it looks the two cities might have ample proof that this is a real, consistent problem. Their district attorneys have amended a lawsuit against Uber to provide evidence tha...

August 19th 2015 at 7:35pm 0 Comments
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A dispute that left ownership of the Duke Nukem franchise in limbo has officially been settled. In a statement, Gearbox Software affirmed that it's the "full and rightful owner of the Duke Nukem franchise." Previous rights-holder and creator 3D Realms (aka Apogee Software) relinquished all claims,...

August 19th 2015 at 7:55am 0 Comments
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One of the 12 people charged when the Darkode cybercrime forum was seized has pled guilty and will be sentenced on November 23rd. According to Reuters, Eric Crocker aka Phastman from Binghamton, New York, has admitted that he and other hackers from the forum broke into at least 77,000 computers. T...

August 17th 2015 at 11:36pm 0 Comments
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If you were hoping to get a payout from Apple after an iMessage flaw prevented you from seeing some text messages on your Android phone... well, you'll probably be disappointed. Judge Lucy Koh (she of the Apple-versus-Samsung trials) has ruled that a lawsuit over iMessage's problems won't reach c...

August 5th 2015 at 10:41pm 0 Comments
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Nike is ready to pay up to get a two-year-old FuelBand-related class action lawsuit off its back. The case filed back in 2013 against Nike and Apple claimed that there were some "false and/or misleading statements" in the wearable's ads about its ability to track calories and steps accurately, as...

July 25th 2015 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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Don't like that your Slingbox setup is dishing out ads when it wasn't before? You're not alone. Two viewers have sued Sling Media for allegedly pulling a "bait and switch" on existing customers, serving them ads that they hadn't actually agreed to see. It's tantamount to fraud, according to the...

July 22nd 2015 at 7:46pm 0 Comments
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Just like Taylor Swift in Bad Blood, Samsung has also found a powerful group of backers in its fight against Apple in court. According to a document unearthed by Inside Sources, Google, Facebook, eBay, Dell, HP and other big tech corporations have submitted a "friend of the court" brief on July 1s...

July 21st 2015 at 3:03am 0 Comments
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Tidal dropped Lil Wayne's The Free Weezy Album on July 4th, and doing so may cost the streaming service $50 million. According to TMZ, Cash Money Records, Lil Wayne's label, is suing Tidal claiming that it owns the rights to all of the artist's material since he is still under contract. This isn't...

July 16th 2015 at 5:43pm 0 Comments
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Uber has worked out a tentative settlement with the family that filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company for the death of a six-year-old girl named Sofia Liu. Sofia, her mother and younger brother were hit by an Uber driver back on New Year's Eve in 2013 at a pedestrian crossing in San F...

July 15th 2015 at 4:03am 0 Comments
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If you bought one of MakerBot's fifth-generation 3D printers only to have trouble running it, you're not alone. A recently filed class action lawsuit alleges that MakerBot and its parent company Stratasys committed a "fraudulent scheme" by knowingly shipping these Replicator printers with flawed...

July 11th 2015 at 9:22pm 0 Comments
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A minor Chinese consumer protection group has filed lawsuits against Samsung and Oppo to contest the pair's use of bloatware on their smartphones. The Shanghai Consumer Council believes that the two companies install far too many additional apps on their devices and then make it difficult for them...

July 4th 2015 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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Apple conspired with publishers to artificially raise the price of e-books, the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled today, upholding a verdict from 2013. Now that the company has lost its appeal, Apple is expected to pay $450 million, most of it to e-book customers. Apple agreed...

June 30th 2015 at 11:51am 0 Comments