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Patent suit loss could hurt Kodak’s auction

Patent suit loss could hurt Kodak’s auction

With Kodak's bankruptcy, the company is attempting to sell off two large patent bundles. The company has had difficulty raising the interest in its patent auction that had originally hoped. Kodak's chances of making a big payday on its patent auctions are now even less likely after the photography giant lost a key patent suit in court.

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HTC is happy about victory over Apple in UK

HTC is happy about victory over Apple in UK

Yesterday we mentioned that a UK court had ruled HTC wasn't infringing on a key Apple patent in the patent infringement row between the two companies. The UK court did uphold the Apple patent was valid, but found HTC didn't infringe on said patent. The High Court in London came to the ruling yesterday and deemed three other Apple patents invalid covering slide to unlock, multitouch, and a multilingual keyboard.

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LinkedIn gets sued over exposed passwords

LinkedIn gets sued over exposed passwords

I don't think anyone will be surprised that LinkedIn has been sued over the hack that exposed as many as 6 million user passwords to the professional social network. The security breach occurred in early June and LinkedIn is now hit with a class-action suit seeking at least $5 million in restitution for the stolen passwords. The complaint was filed in San Jose and sites a "troubling lack of security measures."

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Facebook offers $10 million to settle suit with five users

Facebook offers $10 million to settle suit with five users

Facebook has paid out $10 million to settle a lawsuit brought against it by five angry users whose profiles were used in advertisements on the site. The users were angry that their names were used in sponsored stories and bought suit against the social network last year. The names of the Facebook users were associated with sponsored stories after the users "liked" the brand on the social network.

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New Zealand Court asks US for all Megaupload evidence

New Zealand Court asks US for all Megaupload evidence

It has been a while since we've heard anything in the case against Megaupload and its managers brought by the United States. The US has been trying to extradite Megaupload owner Kim Dotcom and other managers to stand trial over alleged copyright infringement among other things. Dotcom and the other Megaupload principles are still in New Zealand and have yet to be extradited.

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Fox, CBS, NBC sue Dish Network over commercial deleting feature

Fox, CBS, NBC sue Dish Network over commercial deleting feature

I knew the second Dish Network unveiled in its commercial deleting Auto Hop feature that networks would be suing. This is the feature that would go in after recording prime-time TV shows shows on a Dish Network DVR and delete commercials so users didn't have to fast-forward. Network executives are already calling the feature an attack on the ecosystem foreshadowing the inevitable lawsuits.

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Facebook IPO debacle triggers class-action suit

Facebook IPO debacle triggers class-action suit

A legal firm has filed a class-action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of the people who purchased common stock of Facebook during its IPO on May 18th. The IPO issues have already resulted in lawsuits being filed against Facebook and other banks have already been sued over the marketing of the IPO. A legal firm called Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP has announced that they have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of the people who purchased stock in Facebook.

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SAP VP arrested over Lego scam at Target

SAP VP arrested over Lego scam at Target

I think most of us can never understand what would lead someone to steal items from a store. It's even harder to understand why someone would commit theft when they're a highly placed executive in a major software firm making plenty of money to simply purchase what they want. A software engineer, who is a vice president at the enterprise software firm SAP, was arrested recently in a Lego barcode scam.

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Users being notified of iPod class-action lawsuit via e-mail

Users being notified of iPod class-action lawsuit via e-mail

If you're one of the hoards of Apple customers who bought an iPod between September 12, 2006 and March 31, 2009 you should be expecting an e-mail about a class-action lawsuit against Apple. The lawsuit was originally filed back in 2004 it was granted class-action status last year. The class-action suit covers millions of customers who bought a number of iPod models.

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