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Whoa -- we just got word that AT&T is suing Verizon for false advertising over Big Red's "There's a map for that" ads. We're reading the complaint and motion to stop the ads right now, but here's what AT&T says is the big problem: In essence, we believe the ads mislead consumers into bel...

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Remember back in May 2008 when Dell was found guilty of "engaging in deceptive business practices related to financing promotions for its computers and technical support?" Yeah, those were the days, and now just 15 and a half months after the verdict, the computer maker is now paying up to the tune...

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It seems we have yet another reason to volley complaints in Amazon's directions. 17-year old high school student Justin Gawronski had apparently been taking electronic notes and annotations on his Kindle for a summer assignment on George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four. Yeah, you can probably guess w...

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We sort of figured that a consumer Xbox 360 lawsuit would pop up with all these red ring of death hardware issues, but we didn't think we'd see such lawsuit be based on disc scratching problems. A Florida resident has filed a class action lawsuit against Microsoft for disc drive problems associated ...

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Two former RedOctane employees, Guitar Hero II executive producer John Tam and brand manager Corey Fong, have settled with Activision regarding a lawsuit the publisher filed against the duo, GameSpot reports. The other parties involved -- PR firm Reverb Communications, peripheral manufacturer The An...

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Oh Transmeta, we remember you when you were the darling of Silicon Valley -- yes, the same company that attracted Linus Torvalds and the attention of Microsoft. But apparently Transmeta's designs were so good that Intel copied them (specifically some relating to such nebulous IP holdings as "compute...

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Some no-name company from Texas is dragging Microsoft and Nintendo to court over 12 supposed patent infringements related to game controllers, that amazingly went un-noticed until now. Sony, fresh off a losing court battle over force feedback technology, seems to have avoided the dual shakedown this...

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