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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

April 23rd 2013 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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While payouts are still pending the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Sony has settled in a class action lawsuit over the PSN hack and outage in 2011. If you were affected by the outage (i.e. if you had a PSN, Qriocity, or SOE account in 2011, and you're in Canada) you can fill out a claim form he...

April 19th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Photo-sharing service Instagram received a lump of coal in its stocking this holiday season. After Instagram changed its Terms of Service recently with the alleged intention of selling user photos, there was a loud outcry from the user community and many users deleted their accounts with the in...

December 26th 2012 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard Entertainment is facing a class action lawsuit over the sale of its Battle.net authenticators, which are used to provide security for player account information for games such as World of Warcraft and Diablo 3. The suit, filed by the law firm Carney Williams Bates Pulliam & Bowman, PLL...

November 10th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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World of Warcraft creator Blizzard Entertainment is on the receiving end of a class-action lawsuit filed this morning by players who allege that the company is unfairly forcing players to purchase Battle.net authenticators in order to keep their accounts secure. The two plaintiffs claim that in...

November 9th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Federal Judge Anthony Battaglia dismissed several key claims of a class action lawsuit leveled against Sony after 2011's PSN hack. Battaglia's order dismissed such claims as negligence, restitution, unjust enrichment, bailment and violations of California consumer protection statutes, Courthouse Ne...

October 23rd 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're like most people, when Steam started up this morning you noticed there was an extra pop-up prompting you to click a button that says "I agree" a few times, and you did this without reading much into what you were consenting to. Turns out you don't actually "own" your left hand anymore. Oh...

August 1st 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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After an initial investigation into whether or not THQ misled its investors about the demand for its uDraw tablet – and a subsequent lawsuit – shareholders have filed another lawsuit against the beleaguered publisher, reports GamesIndustry. The class action suit has been filed in the Un...

July 18th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple has been hit with another class-action lawsuit for double billing customers in the iTunes store. New York resident Robert Herskowitz claims Apple charged him twice for the single "Whataya Want from Me" by Adam Lambert. Herskowitz says he contacted Apple and got an automated response telli...

May 3rd 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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A motion filed by EA to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed against it by 6,000 retired NFL players has failed, reports Gamasutra. As you'll recall, the players that filed the suit claimed that their likenesses were used in Madden 09 without permission or compensation. While the player's names and...

March 31st 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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A class-action suit filed in a California court late last month seeks to reverse Sony's forced prevention of class-action suits, which the company buried in a mandatory PSN update, following the PSN security breach earlier this year. Gamespot reports the suit claims Sony engaged in unfair busin...

December 20th 2011 at 1:20pm 0 Comments