Tag Archives: Lawsuit

Apple Hit by Class Action Lawsuit Alleging It Forced Users to Move to iOS 7

In a new development, Apple has been slapped with a class action lawsuit in California for indulging in unethical practices to force people to shift to iOS 7. The company has been accused of breaking FaceTime on iOS 6 intentionally, to forcibly get users to move to iOS 7. This move is claimed to have many iPhone 4 and iPhone ... Read More »

Qualcomm Will Continue to Supply Chips to Apple Despite Lawsuit

Even though Apple has sued Qualcomm for nearly $1 billion over royalties, the US chip-maker reportedly does not intend to stop doing business with the iPhone maker, a media report said. According to a report in tech website Re/Code, Qualcomm has said that Apple was trying to turn a simple contract dispute into a regulatory issue. Qualcomm was considering filing ... Read More »

Qualcomm Hit With Antitrust Lawsuit by US FTC

The US Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, accusing the company of using “anticompetitive” tactics to maintain its monopoly on a key semiconductor used in mobile phones. The FTC, which works with the Justice Department to enforce antitrust law, said that San Diego-based Qualcomm used its dominant position as a supplier of certain phone chips ... Read More »

Now, Samsung Reportedly Hit With a Lawsuit About an Exploding Galaxy S7 Edge

As if the exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 controversy wasn’t enough, another alleged Samsung smartphone explosion case is now surfacing online. This time, Samsung reportedly faces a lawsuit after a Galaxy S7 Edge exploded inside the pocket of an Ohio resident. The explosion allegedly gave Daniel Ramirez second and third degree burns on his groin, leg, and lower back. He ... Read More »

US Appeals Court Sends BlackBerry Lawsuit Back to Lower Court

A US appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit accusing BlackBerry of fraudulently inflating its stock price by painting an upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry Z10 smartphone line that was misleading. While the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said the lawsuit failed to state a plausible claim, it ordered a ... Read More »

Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial

Oracle Corp and Alphabet’s Google unit failed to settle a long running copyright lawsuit over the Android operating system ahead of a retrial scheduled for May, according to a court docket. The case involves how much copyright protection should extend to the Java programming language, which Google used to design Android. Oracle is seeking billions in royalties for Google’s use ... Read More »

Uber Agrees to Settle ‘Safe Rides Fee’ Lawsuit for $28.5 Million

Uber has agreed to pay $28.5 million to settle litigation brought by customers who alleged the ride hailing service misrepresented the quality of its safety practices and the fees it charged passengers, the company said on Thursday. The two proposed class action lawsuits said Uber charged passengers a “Safe Rides Fee” of as much as $2.30 per trip to support ... Read More »

iPhone Error 53: Apple Faces Likely Lawsuit for Bricking Devices

Apple could be subjected to a number of lawsuits for intentionally bricking many iPhone handsets. Many lawyers are finding Cupertino’s decision to render its smartphones useless with a software upgrade as a violation of several consumer laws. A law firm in the United States said that it hopes to bring a class action against Apple for rendering so many iPhone ... Read More »