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Pixel 3 phone owners may file complaints against Google

Google may be planning for the Pixel 4a and Pixel 5 but the tech giant may face a new challenge related to the Pixel line. A few months ago, we reported the company discontinuing Pixel 3 and the Pixel 3XL. We were told the products have been removed from its lineup on the Google Store […]

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$5B class suit filed against Google for violation of privacy laws

When you browse the internet using the Incognito mode, do you really believe that Google is not tracking what you’re seeing? Well, apparently there are “millions” of Google users that do not believe that and are in fact wanting to hold the tech giant accountable for violating privacy laws. A class-action lawsuit has been filed […]

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Lawsuit Accusing Apple of Hiding Weakening iPhone Demand Prior to Early 2019 Revenue Warning Allowed to Proceed

U.S. federal judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers this week ruled that a class action lawsuit accusing Apple of fraudulently concealing weakening demand for iPhones between August 2017 and January 2019 can proceed in part, as reported by Reuters. In January 2019, Apple lowered its revenue guidance to $84 billion for the first quarter of its 2019 […]

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$5 Billion Lawsuit Accuses Google of Tracking Chrome Users in Incognito Mode

A proposed class action lawsuit in the U.S. has accused Google of violating federal wiretap laws by tracking the online activities of users when in Incognito mode. According to Reuters, the class action argues that by surreptitiously collecting information about what people view online and where they browse when they use Chrome’s private browsing mode, […]

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Judge Dismisses ‘Servant’ Copyright Lawsuit Against Apple and M. Night Shyamalan

A lawsuit that accused Apple and M. Night Shyamalan of copying 2013 film “The Truth About Emanuel” for the “Servant” Apple TV+ series has been dismissed, reports Variety. A federal judge today threw out the copyright lawsuit, which had been levied against Apple and Shyamalan by director Francesca Gregorini, who claimed that “Servant” appropriated the […]

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Brazilian Electronics Company Revives Long-Running iPhone Trademark Dispute

Apple has been involved in a long-running iPhone trademark dispute in Brazil, which was revived today by IGB Electronica, a Brazilian consumer electronics company that originally registered the “‌iPhone‌” name in 2000. IGB Electronica fought a multi-year battle with Apple in an attempt to get exclusive rights to the “‌iPhone‌” trademark, but ultimately lost, and […]

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Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over ‘Flexgate’ Issue With MacBook Pro Displays

A nationwide class action lawsuit filed against Apple in Northern California court this week accuses the company of knowingly concealing a defect with a display-related flex cable on recent 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models. As discovered by repair website iFixit last year, some MacBook Pro models released in 2016 and 2017 have experienced issues […]

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Security Researchers Afraid to Use iPhone Virtualization Corellium After Apple Lawsuit

Security researchers are scared to use, buy, or even talk about iPhone emulation software Corellium after Apple levied a lawsuit against the company, reports Motherboard. Apple in August 2019 filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Corellium, a mobile device virtualization company that works with iOS. In the lawsuit, Apple claimed that Corellium had illegally replicated […]

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Apple to Pay $18 Million to Settle California Lawsuit Claiming Apple ‘Broke’ FaceTime on Older iPhones to Save Costs

Apple has agreed to pay $18 million to settle a California class-action lawsuit that accused it of intentionally breaking FaceTime in iOS 6 to force users to upgrade to iOS 7. According to the lawsuit, originally filed in 2017, Apple forced users to upgrade so it could avoid payments on a data deal with Akamai. […]

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Florida Court Dismisses Lawsuit Claiming Apple ‘Broke’ FaceTime on Older iPhones to Save Costs

A court in Florida has dismissed a consumer lawsuit alleging that Apple intentionally “broke” FaceTime on older iPhones as a cost-saving measure (via Bloomberg Law). In 2017, a similar class-action lawsuit was brought against Apple in California that claimed Apple broke ‌FaceTime‌ in iOS 6 to force users to upgrade to iOS 7. According to […]

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Apple Still Owes Caltech $838 Million as Appeals Court Declines to Invalidate Patent

Apple in January was ordered to pay the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) $838 million for infringing on Caltech patents related to WiFi transmissions.Apple was hoping to get one of the patents in the case invalidated, but today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled against Apple and declined to invalidate the […]

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Apple ‘Suffocates the Creation of New Technologies,’ Claims Former Chip Designer Being Sued for Breach of Contract

Apple has been in an ongoing legal fight with Gerard Williams III, who worked at Apple until February 2019 when he left to start up a new company called Nuvia with other Apple developers.Williams was Apple’s lead chip designer, working on the A7 to A12X chips that Apple used in its mobile devices, and his […]

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Apple Could Owe Millions for Off-the-Clock Employee Bag Searches in California

Apple broke California law when it failed to pay employees for time spent waiting for mandatory bag searches at the end of their shifts, the California Supreme Court ruled today. [PDF]The unanimous court decision, shared today by Bloomberg Law and The Los Angeles Times, dates back to a class action lawsuit filed against Apple in […]

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Apple Explains BlueMail Reinstatement, Says BlueMail Finally Complied With Gatekeeper Security Requirements

Last week, BlueMail co-founders Ben Volach and Dan Volach penned an open letter that encouraged any developers who feel that Apple kicked them out of the App Store or has treated them unfairly to share their stories.BlueMail itself was removed from the Mac App Store in June 2019 after Apple found the app to be […]

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BlueMail Returns to Mac App Store, Developers Still Suing Apple Over Anticompetitive Behavior

Back in October, the developers behind email app BlueMail sued Apple, alleging that the “Hide My Email” feature of “Sign in with Apple” infringes on its patented technology. The complaint also accuses Apple of anticompetitive behavior, including removing BlueMail from the Mac App Store.Last week, after months of making little to no progress with Apple […]

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After Suing Apple, BlueMail Calls on Other Developers ‘Kicked Out’ of App Store to Join the Fight

Back in October, the developers behind email app BlueMail sued Apple, alleging that the “Hide My Email” feature of “Sign in with Apple” infringes on its patented technology. The complaint [PDF] also accuses Apple of anticompetitive behavior, including removing BlueMail from the Mac App Store.“Hide My Email” hides a user’s personal email address by substituting […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Over iPhone 7 Audio Chip Defect Narrowed, But Allowed to Proceed

A class action lawsuit accusing Apple of violating consumer laws and breaching its warranties over an alleged iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus audio chip defect has been allowed to proceed, but the case has been narrowed.U.S. district judge Jon Tigar on Thursday denied Apple’s motion to dismiss the plaintiffs’ claims for breach of implied […]

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Apple Ordered to Pay Caltech $838 Million for Infringing on WiFi Patents

Apple and Broadcom have been ordered to pay the California Institute of Technology a fine of $1.1 billion for infringing on Caltech’s patents related to WiFi transmissions, reports Bloomberg.Apple has been ordered to pay $838 million, while Broadcom has been ordered to pay $270 million, but Apple plans to file an appeal. Caltech in 2016 […]

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Apple and M. Night Shyamalan Sued Over ‘Servant’ TV Show’s Similarity to 2013 Movie ‘The Truth About Emanuel’

Apple and M. Night Shyamalan, producer of Apple TV+ show “Servant,” are being targeted in a new lawsuit that accuses “Servant” of copying 2013 film “The Truth About Emanuel,” according to The Blast.”The Truth About Emanuel” director Francesca Gregorini claims that “Servant” appropriates the plot of her movie and uses the same “cinematic language,” resulting […]

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