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Apple to pay $18 million for deliberately "breaking FaceTime"

29 Apr 2020

Apple to pay $18 million for deliberately "breaking FaceTime"

Apple has agreed to pay $18 million to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing the company of intentionally breaking FaceTime, its main video calling service.

Coronavirus: Thousands in US file class-action lawsuit against China

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Thousands in US file class-action lawsuit against China

Amid a global outcry over China's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, 10,000 Americans have reportedly signed a class-action lawsuit against the country.

Facebook sues Indian engineer for running deceptive ads on COVID-19

10 Apr 2020

Facebook sues Indian engineer for running deceptive ads on COVID-19

Facebook has sued an Indian-origin software engineer for making and selling a tool capable of sharing deceptive ads on its platform.

Sonos claims Google stole its speaker tech, files lawsuit

08 Jan 2020

Sonos claims Google stole its speaker tech, files lawsuit

Sonos has filed a couple of lawsuits against Google, claiming that the company has stolen its speaker technology.

Google sued for stealing lyrics from a third-party platform

04 Dec 2019

Google sued for stealing lyrics from a third-party platform

As Sundar Pichai gears up to take the job of Alphabet's CEO, Google, a key subsidiary of the holding company, is facing a lawsuit - for plagiarizing or stealing lyrics from a third-party platform.

Doctor burns to death as Tesla doors fail to open

24 Oct 2019

Doctor burns to death as Tesla doors fail to open

The futuristic doors of the electric car manufacturer Tesla Inc. have now landed the company in hot water.

Apple accused of copying 'Sign in with Apple' feature

07 Oct 2019

Apple accused of copying 'Sign in with Apple' feature

Apple has been accused of copying 'Sign in with Apple' - an iOS 13 feature that lets users sign into apps without giving away their actual email IDs.

Apple facing lawsuit over Shortcuts app: Details here

24 Sep 2019

Apple facing lawsuit over Shortcuts app: Details here

Apple is facing a patent infringement lawsuit from a Virginia-based company called Aftechmobile.

Why Tulsi Gabbard, US Presidential candidate, sued Google for $50mn

27 Jul 2019

Why Tulsi Gabbard, US Presidential candidate, sued Google for $50mn

United States Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has sued tech giant Google for discriminating against her 2020 election campaign.

18-year-old sues Apple for $1 billion: Here's why

23 Apr 2019

18-year-old sues Apple for $1 billion: Here's why

An 18-year-old teenager from New York has sued Apple for a whopping $1 billion.

Former CEO Zain Jaffer sues Vungle for 'wrongfully' removing him

13 Mar 2019

Former CEO Zain Jaffer sues Vungle for 'wrongfully' removing him

Zain Jaffer, the co-founder of leading San Francisco-based video adtech platform Vungle, has sued the company saying he was "wrongfully" removed as the CEO in 2017, seeking $100mn in damages.

Apple sued over defective iPad explosion: Details here

18 Feb 2019

Apple sued over defective iPad explosion: Details here

Apple is facing a lawsuit from a US-based woman over a defective iPad.

Rampal sued for failing to pay back Rs. 1cr loan

14 Feb 2019

Rampal sued for failing to pay back Rs. 1cr loan

Arjun Rampal, who was last seen in Paltan, landed in legal trouble after he was sued for non-payment of Rs. 1 crore loan.

Madras HC issues notice to Center on 10% EWS quota

21 Jan 2019

Madras HC issues notice to Center on 10% EWS quota

Just days after Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) organizing secretary RS Bharathi filed a writ petition challenging the recently-approved 10% economically weak section (EWS) quota for the general category, the Madras High Court, on Monday, issued a notice to the Center about the same.

Shareholders sue Alphabet board for covering up sexual harassment allegations

11 Jan 2019

Shareholders sue Alphabet board for covering up sexual harassment allegations

A shareholder of Google parent Alphabet has sued the tech giant for allegedly covering up sexual misconduct and harassment claims against some of its top executives.

Why this man wanted his age reduced by 20 years

03 Dec 2018

Why this man wanted his age reduced by 20 years

In what has to be one of the weirdest cases of the 21st century, a Dutch court, on Monday, refused to subtract 20 years from the legal age of Emile Ratelband, a motivational speaker.

#DetroitHorror: Remains of 63 babies found in funeral home

20 Oct 2018

#DetroitHorror: Remains of 63 babies found in funeral home

On Friday, Detroit Police made a ghastly discovery when they found the remains of over 60 infants and fetuses stashed in a funeral home in the city.

Woman accuses Facebook of facilitating sex trafficking

04 Oct 2018

Woman accuses Facebook of facilitating sex trafficking

A Texas-based woman has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, accusing the social media giant of facilitating sex trafficking.

Tinder founders sue parent companies Match Group, IAC for $2bn

15 Aug 2018

Tinder founders sue parent companies Match Group, IAC for $2bn

Tinder co-founders Sean Rad and Jonathan Badeen, along with eight other former and current Tinder employees, have sued parent company Match Group, and its holders IAC for a whopping $2bn.

Shareholder sues Facebook, CEO Zuckerberg after $120 billion stock plunge

28 Jul 2018

Shareholder sues Facebook, CEO Zuckerberg after $120 billion stock plunge

In what could be the first of many lawsuits over Facebook's disappointing earnings announcement, Facebook shareholder James Kacouris, has filed a suit against Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and CFO David Wehner for allegedly making misleading statements about Facebook's slowing revenue growth, falling operating margins, and declining users.

American-firm to pay $100,000 to settle Indian-origin employee's discrimination lawsuit

03 Jul 2018

American-firm to pay $100,000 to settle Indian-origin employee's discrimination lawsuit

An American firm will pay $100,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of an Indian-origin employee who was fired for seeking a transfer to care for his differently-abled son.

Apple and Samsung finally settle 7-year-long patent infringement case

28 Jun 2018

Apple and Samsung finally settle 7-year-long patent infringement case

After an epic seven-year-long battle, it seems like Apple and Samsung have finally settled their patent infringement case.

Sealing: SC says regular-bench to consider inaction allegations by civic-bodies

14 Jun 2018

Sealing: SC says regular-bench to consider inaction allegations by civic-bodies

The Supreme Court today left it to its bench, which is already seized with the contentious issue of sealing of unauthorized constructions in Delhi, to consider the allegations of inaction by civic bodies in going ahead with the sealing drive.

This start-up is suing Apple for copying Siri Shortcuts logo

09 Jun 2018

This start-up is suing Apple for copying Siri Shortcuts logo

Shift, a start-up that uses blockchain technology to create new websites, has sued Apple for 'copying' the Siri Shortcuts logo, a new feature the iPhone maker announced a week ago at WWDC.

Facebook, Google face $8.8bn in lawsuits on GDPR's first day

26 May 2018

Facebook, Google face $8.8bn in lawsuits on GDPR's first day

A new European data privacy law called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25, and Facebook and Google are already facing collective lawsuits of $8.8 billion for failing to comply with it.

Facebook accused of conducting mass surveillance through its apps

26 May 2018

Facebook accused of conducting mass surveillance through its apps

A court case claims that Facebook reportedly collected information about users and their friends- some who weren't even registered with the website- through its apps.

Final verdict: Samsung to pay Apple $539 million in damages

25 May 2018

Final verdict: Samsung to pay Apple $539 million in damages

According to a federal court verdict in San Jose, California, Samsung has to pay Apple $539 million as damages in a long-running patent infringement case.

4.4mn iPhone users sue Google for unlawfully collecting personal info

22 May 2018

4.4mn iPhone users sue Google for unlawfully collecting personal info

4.4 million iPhone users in the UK have filed a lawsuit against Google accusing it of unlawfully collecting users' personal information and violating their privacy from 2011 to 2012.

Apple seeking $1bn from Samsung in 7-year-old patent infringement dispute

17 May 2018

Apple seeking $1bn from Samsung in 7-year-old patent infringement dispute

Apple is seeking $1 billion from Samsung in a long-running patent infringement case.

Apple faces lawsuit over MacBooks with faulty butterfly keyboards

14 May 2018

Apple faces lawsuit over MacBooks with faulty butterfly keyboards

US-based MacBook users Kyle Barbaro and Zixua Rao have filed a class action lawsuit against Apple in the Northern District Court of California.

GoAir sues former MD for stealing info before joining IndiGo

30 Apr 2018

GoAir sues former MD for stealing info before joining IndiGo

Budget airline GoAir has sued its former managing director and current IndiGo COO, Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, in the Bombay High Court for the alleged theft of confidential information from GoAir.

Apple to pay $502.6 million to VirnetX for infringing patents

12 Apr 2018

Apple to pay $502.6 million to VirnetX for infringing patents

Apple has been ordered by a federal jury to pay $502.6 million to Nevada-based VirnetX in a patents infringement case related to secure communications.

Donald Trump finally breaks silence on affair with porn star

06 Apr 2018

Donald Trump finally breaks silence on affair with porn star

After months of a porn star alleging that she had an affair with him in 2006 and was paid to not disclose it, US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was unaware about the $130,000 given to Stormy Daniels, once again denying all accusations.

After Facebook, BlackBerry sues Snapchat's parent company for patent infringement

05 Apr 2018

After Facebook, BlackBerry sues Snapchat's parent company for patent infringement

A month after suing Facebook for patent infringement, BlackBerry has now accused Snap Inc. of using its patented technology in the Snapchat app.

64,000 South Koreans sue Apple for damaging their iPhones

31 Mar 2018

64,000 South Koreans sue Apple for damaging their iPhones

In South Korea's biggest class action lawsuit, 63,767 citizens of the country have sued Apple for damaging their iPhones.

Tinder sues rival dating app Bumble over patents

17 Mar 2018

Tinder sues rival dating app Bumble over patents

Tinder's parent company Match.com has sued rival dating app Bumble over alleged patent infringement and misappropriation of intellectual property.

BlackBerry sues Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram over messaging patent infringement

07 Mar 2018

BlackBerry sues Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram over messaging patent infringement

BlackBerry has filed a lawsuit in a Los Angeles Federal Court against social media network Facebook and its two biggest social media subsidiaries WhatsApp and Instagram over patent infringement of its messaging technology.

Google sued for discriminatory hiring practices by former male employee

04 Mar 2018

Google sued for discriminatory hiring practices by former male employee

Google has been sued by an ex-YouTube employee for allegedly having discriminatory hiring practices.

Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard and the USTA reach settlement

24 Feb 2018

Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard and the USTA reach settlement

Canadian tennis player and former world number 5, Eugenie Bouchard has reached a settlement in her lawsuit against the U.S. Tennis Association (USTA).

Tennis star Bouchard testifies about US Open locker room fall

22 Feb 2018

Tennis star Bouchard testifies about US Open locker room fall

Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard took to witness stand in her negligence lawsuit against the US Tennis Association (USTA).