Frontier aims to silence Google Voice

As Google Voice launches across the US, a Connecticut firm is accusing Google of violating one of its patents with the new service.

More publishers circle in on LimeWire for the kill

Following last month's ruling that LimeWire was guilty of copyright infringement, a group of eight music publishers has sued the file-sharing service.

Woman gets hit by car, sues Google

A woman injured by a car on a busy road is suing Google for giving her dangerous walking directions.

Hurt Locker producer sues 5,000 BitTorerent users

Hurt Locker producer Voltage Pictures has filed a widely-anticipated lawsuit against illegal file sharers.

Microsoft sues over patents, for a change

Microsoft is suing Salesforce.com for patent infringement relating to customer relationship management (CRM) software - the heart of Salesforce's business.

Woman sues phone company for revealing her affair

For sheer nerve, it takes some beating. A Canadian woman is suing her local phone carrier for invasion of privacy and breach of contract - because her itemized bill let her husband find out she was having an affair.

Microsoft pays up in VPN lawsuit

Microsoft has agreed to pay VirnetX Holding $200 million to settle a patent dispute over virtual private network (VPN) technology.

PS3 firmware update causes headaches for US Air Force

Many gamers were disappointed when Sony remotely deactivated the PS3's ability to run Linux or another operating system...but what happens when the US Air Force was using that feature for important computing processes?

LimeWire defeated in RIAA copyright case

A US District Court has ruled that file-sharing software supplier LimeWire has been inducing copyright infringement, in a decision that could see the end of the company.

HTC calls for iPhone ban

HTC has filed a patent infringement complaint against Apple with the US International Trade Commission, just two months after Apple filed a suit of its own against HTC.

LG gets smacked in the face over patent lawsuit

LG's patent infringement lawsuit against Taiwan-based AU Optronics took an unexpected turn, as the final ruling not only found no fault against AU but in fact found AU as the victim, and now LG is the guilty party.

PS3 users launch class action suit over loss of Linux support

A group of Playstation 3 users have decided they aren't going to take  Sony's decision to drop Linux support lying down. A class action suit has been launched against the company accusing it of unfair and deceptive business practice and breach of contract.

HTC gets hit with visual voicemail lawsuit

Klausner Technologies, a mobile tech company with 27 patents related to "Visual Voicemail," has filed a lawsuit against HTC for patent infringement over the MyTouch enhanced voicemail service.

Parents to be notified if their child was victim of webcam spying

As progress is made to the investigation of the unbelievable webcam spying case at the Lower Merion school district, parents will soon be notified if their children were in any of the 56,000 images that were secretly captured.

Are police texts protected under the 4th amendment?

The Supreme Court is now reviewing a case that tries to make sense of new technology over a 233-year-old statute of law, as electronic communications continue to provide legal conundrums.

Zynga sues over virtual currency sales

Mediocre players of games such as Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars and FarmVille may have to live with the consequences of their inadequacy. Zynga Game network, one of the biggest social games makers around, is suing playerauctions.com for selling virtual currency and goods.

Yelp rejigs site to counter extortion claims

Yelp is attempting to sidestep criticism of its business review service with an overhaul of its website.

Microsoft sues UK company over Xbox 360 controller

Datel Design's third-party Xbox 360 controllers, which are stocked at thousands of stores in the US, may be infringing on a whole bunch of Microsoft copyrights.

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.

Paper grovels to Facebook after pedophile claims

Facebook is to sue Britain's Daily Mail after an article claimed it was a playground for pedophiles.