DOJ Files Antitrust suit against At&t T-Mobile Buy Out

  The sky is falling around At&t this morning as the move to gobble up T-Mobile has come to a crawl. Earlier this year At&t and T-Mobile stuck up a deal. The deal was ma bell would buy out Tmo USA and all would be well. The deal was for $39 billion dollars. If the deal ...

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iPhone Apps Send Your Personal Info to Ad Networks? Lawsuit Says Yes

Steve Jobs cast as Big Brother from Orwell's novel 1982

Apple lets apps on its iOS platform collect personal information about users and then send them to advertisement networks—at least according to a lawsuit filed last Thursday in Federal court. The lawsuit, which was filed in San Jose, CA’s U.S. District Court by Jonathan Lalo alleges that iOS devices like the iPad, iPhone, and iPod ...

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RIM’s Battle against the Kik Messenger App Hits the Courts

BlackBerry smartphone maker Research In Motion (RIM) recently pulled the Kik Messenger app from its BlackBerry App World and then took the drastic action of preventing the company behind Kik from developing BlackBerry apps anymore. All RIM has had to say so far about the situation is that it pulled the Kik app because of ...

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Your iPhone 3G Useless after iOS 4 Upgrade?

 Apple’s iPhone 3G had some very big performance issues after the iOS 4 update first came out. While many of the problems have been fixed with the version 4.1 update, let’s be honest here. The iPhone 3G is never going to run iOS 4.x as quickly as it ran 3.x. Why? The new operating system ...

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Apple Gets Lawsuit Happy: The Target? iOS Accessories

Apple likes to file lawsuits. To be fair, lawsuits are the bread and butter of any high tech company that lives on its patents. However, its lawsuit against Sanho Corporation might irk some Apple customers and will test the limits of patent law. Sanho makes the HyperMac external batteries that many Macintosh users use on the ...

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Lawsuit Against Apple and AT&T Over iPhone Becomes Class Action

Apple has its share of ongoing lawsuits from customers, but one filed back in 2007 has just been granted class action status. The suit in question claims that Apple and AT&T colluded to deceive customers through 2-year carrier contracts. When the 2-year contracts expired, there was no way to get the iPhones to work on ...

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NTP Won a $612 Million Lawsuit Four Years Ago Against RIM: Now Going for Everyone Else

Research In Motion’s former patent nemesis—NTP—has now launch a broad array of lawsuits against Apple, Google, HTC, Microsoft, LG and Motorola over claims of patent infringement.  The lawsuit RIM settled with NTP for $600 million back in 2006 concerns a portfolio of patents relating to wireless email. NTP has been criticized for being a patent ...

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