US judge refuses to ban Samsung phones

Apple has failed in its bid to get Samsung devices banned in the US, with District Court Judge Lucy Koh ruling that the infringing products hadn't caused enough harm to Apple's sales.

Twitter forced to keep firehose flowing

Social media analytics service PeopleBrowsr has won a temporary restraining order against Twitter, forcing it to carry on supplying the company with its firehose of data.

Fox denied injunction against Dish ad-skipping service

Fox has suffered a big setback in its attempts to block Dish Network's ad-skipping digital video recorder, with a judge rejecting a preliminary injunction against the company.

UK faces legal action over spyware sales to brutal regimes

Campaign group Privacy International has launched legal action against the British government for allowing the sale of surveillance technology to repressive regimes.

US court says Motorola can't enforce Windows injunction

A US judge has ruled that Motorola won't be able to enforce an injunction preventing Microsoft from selling Windows products in Germany.

Aussies to get Galaxy Tabs for Christmas

Just like in all the best movies, Australians look set to get their Christmas presents after all. The country's High Court has dismissed Apple's appeal in the long-running patent case with Samsung, allowing the Galaxy Tab 10.1 to go on sale.

Apple loses bid to get Samsung ban in US

A US district judge has refused to grant Apple an injunction banning Samsung from selling its smartphones and Galaxy Tab tablet in the US.

Apple blocks Galaxy Tab sales across Europe

Apple's succeeded in getting sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 halted across most of Europe, after winning a preliminary injunction in a German court.

LimeWire squeezed out of existence

File-sharing site LimeWire has finally thrown in the towel and has closed down, following a ruling from a New York judge.

Sony cracks down on PS3 jailbreakers

Sony and its pack of highly trained lawyers have won a temporary injunction banning the sale of a controversial Playstation 3 USB jailbreak hack.

Hollywood injunction forces Pirate Bay offline

An official injunction has forced Pirate Bay to temporarily take its controversial file sharing site offline.

Nokia sues Apple over iPad and iPhone 3G

Nokia has sued Apple for allegedly infringing on five "important" patents with its popular iPhone and iPad 3G.