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HP shareholder lawsuit names audit firms that worked on the Autonomy deal

HP shareholder lawsuit names audit firms that worked on the Autonomy deal

HP is currently fighting a massive shareholder backlash over the huge $8.8 billion write-down it was forced to take on its acquisition of Autonomy. HP has alleged that there were "serious accounting improprieties" that led it to overpay massively for the company. HP's shareholders have filed suit in the matter and named the major auditing firms that worked on the deal for HP as defendants.

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Patent suits targeting Google, Intel and others for encrypting web traffic filed

Patent suits targeting Google, Intel and others for encrypting web traffic filed

The technology world is no stranger to patent suits from companies dubbed "patent trolls" who simply buy up patents and offer no products using the intellectual property they claim to own. Another massive suit is brewing from a company sure to be labeled a patent troll by the name of TQP Development. The company is based in Marshall, Texas and the suits reference US patent number 5,412,730.

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BitTorrent porn sharer hit with whacky $1.5 million fine

BitTorrent porn sharer hit with whacky $1.5 million fine

A federal court in Illinois has handed down the largest fine ever levied against a file sharer in a BitTorrent piracy case. The judgment was placed against defendant Kywan Fisher and orders the man to pay $1.5 million to an adult film company called Flava Works. The man was found guilty of sharing 10 of the company's films via BitTorrent.

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Automotive dealers associations file suit against Tesla

Automotive dealers associations file suit against Tesla

Tesla is one of the most successful electric vehicle companies out there. It also happens to offer some of the most interesting electric vehicles on the market with its Model S and the Roadster. Tesla has been disruptive in the automotive industry because it sells directly to customers rather than exclusively through dealer networks.

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Class-action suit filed against Apple over iPhones locked to AT&T network

Class-action suit filed against Apple over iPhones locked to AT&T network

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Apple by two individuals named Zach Ward and Thomas Buchar. The suit was filed against Apple over locking consumers to the AT&T network without receiving the consent of the consumers to have their iPhones locked. The duo and their legal counsel are seeking to force Apple to provide consumers with unlock codes for the iPhone.

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