Bad Apple: Court order rewrite of half-hearted Samsung apology

Apple have been asked to rewrite and republish their court-ordered apology to Samsung after their first half-hearted attempt was deemed unacceptable and "non-compliant" by a UK court. Having lost an infringement case relating to Apple's accusation that the Samsung Galaxy…

iPhone 5 now in Samsung's patent-feud sights

Samsung and Apple's court-based patent saga continues today, with Samsung announcing that the iPhone 5 will now join the growing list of devices they believe impinge upon their patents. The iPhone 5 is in eight of Samsung's complaints, six relating…

Facebook sued over Timeline

Facebook are being sued by a Chinese company who are claiming to have created a feature identical to the Timeline feature long before Zuckerberg's empire implemented their version. Cubic Network, a Pinterest-style start-up founded by Harvard graduate Xiong Wanli, have…

Apple strike Kodak while they're down with new legal battle

Things are going from bad to worse for Kodak in 2012. First, they had to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, which in turn forced them to announce they were abandoning camera production to focus on printer manufacturing in a…

Microsoft suing retailer Comet for selling pirate Windows CDs

Now here's an unexpected and downright criminal move from struggling electronics retailers Comet. They're being accused by Microsoft of producing and selling some 94,000 forged copies of Windows Vista and XP recovery discs out of a factory in Hampshire. Microsoft…

Nokia beat Apple in long-running patent court case

Nokia have scored a rare win over smartphone rivals Apple, signing a patent license agreement with the Cupertino iPhone manufacturers that will see the Finnish phone company paid an undisclosed one-time fee alongside ongoing royalties. Nokia took Apple to court…

Could super-injunction laws take down Twitter?

A whistleblower on Twitter over the weekend has put the worth of super-injunctions into question, after the micro-blogging platform was used to expose celebrities who had apparently put gagging orders on stories relating to their private lives. The account, which…