AMD wins fight over Nvidia workers

AMD has won a rather unusual legal battle involving a small gang of AMD defectors who gave in to the dark side of the Force and joined Nvidia.

Kim Dotcom wins permission to sue New Zealand spy agency

A New Zealand court this morning ruled that the mountainous MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom can sue the country's spy agency for illegal surveillance.

Court deals blow to EPA over cellulosic biofuels

No fuel, no mandate: That was the gist of a U.S. court ruling overturning the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2012 mandate that refiners include 8.65 million gallons of cellulosic biofuel in their blends.

Twitter ordered to identify French racists

In a landmark ruling, a French court has ordered Twitter to hand over details of users who posted racist and anti-semitic content.

Apple takes on Samsung and the world

It's hard to predict what's going to happen in the Apple versus Samsung court case. It's hard to say what's already happened.

Samsung faces EC probe as German Galaxy Tab ban upheld

Samsung's under investigation by the European Commission over possible monopoly abuse - just as the company learns it's failed in its attempt to overturn a ban on selling the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany.

Samsung asks court for next iPhone and iPad

It's something lots of people would like to do, but Samsung may be in with a chance - as part of its trademark dispute with Apple, it's asked a court to give it samples of the next iPhone and iPad.

New technique identifies email authors

Researchers from Concordia University say they've developed a way of identifying the author of anonymous emails - and that the technique is admissible in a court of law.

Assange loses fight against extradition

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange can be extradited to Sweden, a judge has ruled.

Judge hears arguments over release of Wikileaks' Twitter records

The US Justice Department appeared in an Alexandria Federal Court yesterday to defend demands for the Twitter records of three associates of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

D&D too dangerous for prisons

Playing Dungeons and Dragons is a threat to prison security, a court has ruled - because it encourages prisoners to cooperate.

Spain tells Google to remove 'libelous' links

Google will this week appear in a Spanish court to fight a government demand to remove search results which have been claimed to be defamatory.

Promo CDs can be sold, court rules

It's OK to sell on a CD, DVD or game you got free with a magazine or in a bar - if you can find anyone to buy it, that is.

Court clears warrantless cellphone searches

California's Supreme Court has ruled that the police don't need a warrant to read text messages held on a suspect's phone.

England's top judge approves tweeting in court

England's Lord Chief Justice, the appropriately named Lord Judge, has ruled that tweeting should be allowed in court.

Current royalties for music streaming 'unreasonable' says court

A federal appeals court has ruled that the current system for calculating royalties on music downloads is flawed.

IBM ex-VP pleads guilty to biggest insider trading fraud ever

Robert Moffat, Jr, a man who probably used to pull down a 7-figure salary at IBM, will now be relegated to the life of a white-collar criminal.

Woman fails to shut down Large Hadron Collider

A German woman has failed in her bid to stop evil scientists from destroying the world.