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Google Sues Sonos with Patent Infringement Lawsuits, Reigniting Legal Battle

If you thought the legal showdown between Google and smart speaker maker Sonos was over when the search and advertising juggernaut was found guilty of infringing on five of Sonos’ patents earlier this year, think again. Google has filed two new patent infringement lawsuits against Sonos for its smart speaker and voice control technologies —...

Apple Faces $5 Billion Euro Class Action Lawsuit in the Netherlands

Apple is staring down the barrel of a multibillion-euro class action lawsuit in the Netherlands over its alleged App Store "monopoly" and the 30% commission it takes on every in-app purchase — reports Bloomberg. Apple "has taken advantage of its monopoly position" with the 30% commission it charges app developers, which has forced many to...

Apple Settles Employee Lawsuit for $30 Million USD Over Bag Checks

Apple has agreed to pay $29.9 million USD to settle an 8-year-old class-action lawsuit, filed by Apple Store workers in 2013 over lost wages from employee bag checks Apple enforced at its outlets for security — reports Bloomberg. The settlement was reached after a prolonged, eight-year legal battle between the two parties. On Friday, lawyers...

Apple Sues Corellium for Creating Virtual iOS Devices in the Cloud

Apple is suing Corellium, a software virtualization company that supports iOS. Corellium allows developers to test their apps on a virtual iPhone, for example, running iOS firmware, from within the browser. According to MacRumors, the lawsuit, filed in the Southern District of Florida accuses Corellium of copyright infringement of illegally replicating the operating system and...

Apple Files Defence Against Toronto Man’s Apple Watch Lawsuit [u]

Last month, we told you about Toronto resident Dean Lubaki and his Apple Watch lawsuit filed in Ontario small claims court against Apple. Lubaki was unhappy about how Apple handled his scratched Apple Watch Edition, alleging the iPhone maker’s marketing claims of “brilliantly scratch-resistant” were not true. Image of Dean Lubaki's scratched Apple Watch Edition...

Quebec-Based Law Firm to File Class Action Against Netflix

A Quebec man is looking to gain millions in compensation from Netflix, alleging that the video streaming company violated consumer rights when they hiked their subscription fees. The class action document, which was filed in Quebec's Superior Court earlier this month seeks permission to sue Netflix. Pierre Boivin, the lawyer representing the consumer, said: "They had...

Lawsuit Accuses Apple Pay, Visa of Violating Patent Rights

Universal Secure Registry, a small Boston-based company founded by the inventor 0f corporate encryption technology RSI SecurID, Kenneth P. Weiss, is suing both Apple and Visa for patent infringement in the design of Apple Pay. According to a new report from the New York Times, Weiss holds 13 patents for financial transaction authentication systems involving smartphones, biometric identification...

U.S. Appeals Court Revives Apple Antitrust Lawsuit

In a defeat for Apple, a federal appellate court has revived a lawsuit accusing the company of violating antitrust laws by charging monopoly prices for iPhone apps, according to a new report from Reuters. The U.S. Court for Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed Thursday a decision by a lower court and ruled that the […]

Apple Removes Withings Products From Online Store Amid Nokia Lawsuit

On Friday, Apple removed all Withings products from its online store and presumably its brick-and-mortar retail stores. The move comes as Apple is in the middle of an ongoing lawsuit with Nokia. When Apple ceased Withings sales is unclear, but devices made by the Nokia subsidiary are no longer listed on Apple's website. Previously, Apple carried...