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Former Google Executive Sentenced To 18 Months Prison For IP Theft

Former senior executive at Google’s self-driving car project sentenced to 18 months in prison for large trade secret theft

5 days ago

Top EU Court Strikes Down EU-US Privacy Shield Data Deal

Data sharing deal between the United States and Europe has been struck down by the European Court of Justice, with…

4 weeks ago

Apple’s £11.8 Billion Irish Tax Bill Overturned

Big relief for Tim Cook. EU court overturns Apple's need to pay 13 billion euros in back tax payments to…

4 weeks ago

Apple Irish Back Tax Ruling Expected Next Week

Ruling in appeal against European Commission's order that Apple pay the Irish government $16 billion in back taxes due next…

1 month ago

Lawsuit Accuses Apple Of Cover Up Over Falling iPhone Sales

Lawsuit filed by Apple shareholders allege that Tim Cook and co fraudulently concealed declining demand for iPhones, especially in China

2 months ago

Huawei’s CFO Suffers Extradition Setback

Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Hauwei's founder and CFO of the firm, suffers legal setback in fight against extradition to the…

2 months ago

Coronavirus: French Court To Rule On Amazon Warehouse Appeal

Appeal by Amazon against Trade Union court action, that resulted in the e-commerce giant closing all its warehouses in France

4 months ago

Facebook Tracking Lawsuit Renewed By US Appeals Court

Federal Appeals Court has approved proposed class action by Facebook users over alleged tracking of their internet activity, even after…

4 months ago

US Supreme Court Rejects Apple Appeal Against VirnetX

Bad news for Apple, as the US Supreme Court rejects iPad maker's appeal against a $440m patent infringement financial penalty

6 months ago

US Court Grants Amazon Request For Pentagon JEDI Delay

Bad news for Microsoft after US court grants Amazon request for halt on all work concerning the Pentagon's JEDI cloud…

6 months ago

Turkey Lifts Wikipedia Ban After Nearly Three Years

Ban on Wikipedia in Turkey for nearly three years has ended after freedom of expression ruling from country's Constitutional Court

7 months ago

Tesla Faces Racism Lawsuit In California

Federal judge in the US rejects car maker's effort to dismiss lawsuit that alleges racism at California electric car factory

7 months ago

Uber Banned In Germany After Court Ruling

Uber's ride-hailing services in Germany have been banned in seven cities after a court found it lacks appropriate licence

8 months ago

Facebook Lawsuit After Hack Must Not Include Damages – US Judge

Facebook should not face financial damage claims after the hack of 29 million accounts, but can pressure for better security

9 months ago

Judge Approves US Searches Of Passenger Electronic Devices

US border agents only need “reasonable suspicion” and no search warrant to search travellers’ smartphones and laptops

9 months ago

US Supreme Court Rejects Wisconsin’s Apple Patent Appeal

Victory for Apple after rejection of patent challenge, but a Midwestern university is not giving up its legal fight against…

10 months ago

Europe’s Top Court Rules Facebook Has To Remove ‘Illegal’ Comments Worldwide

Far reaching ruling by ECJ could have big implications for other tech firms, and there is no appeal open to…

10 months ago

Google Court Case For Tracking Safari Users Receives Go Ahead

British court rules legal action against Google for tracking Safari users browser history can go ahead

10 months ago

Police Use Of Facial Recognition Ruled Lawful

High Court says South Wales police use of facial recognition cameras was lawful, after shopper complaint

11 months ago

Facebook Loses Facial Recognition Appeal

Federal court rejects Facebook attempt to quash class action lawsuit over storage of biometric data

1 year ago

Huawei Loses Case Against Former Staffer’s Startup CNEX

Chinese giant loses US court case against CNEX Labs after accusing it of stealing trade secrets

1 year ago

Julian Assange Extradition Order Signed By Home Secretary

Court now decides, after Sajid Javidsigned a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the United States

1 year ago

Facebook Privacy Case Will Be Heard At ECJ

Europe's top court will finally hear privacy case against Facebook, after Irish Supreme Court ruling

1 year ago

Qualcomm Seeks Antitrust Enforcement Delay, Ahead Of Appeal

Chipmaker disputes US judge ruling, and asks her not to enforce the antitrust order until it can appeal

1 year ago

US Police Cannot Force Suspects To Unlock Devices

Suspects cannot be forced to biometric unlock their devices as it breaks self-incrimination laws, US judge rules

2 years ago

Morrisons Faces Hefty Compensation Claim After Losing Appeal

Court of Appeal rules that supermarket is liable for rogue employee who posted salary details online

2 years ago

Judge Reluctantly Approves Georgia Voting Machines, Despite Hack Concern

X marks the vote. Not enough time to resort to secure paper-based voting system, laments US judge

2 years ago

Kim Dotcom Loses Appeal Against Extradition To US

Game over for colourful character? Kim Dotcom loses latest court battle against his extradition to the US

2 years ago

US Supreme Court Rules On Mobile Phone Location Data

Court case involving armed robber sees setback for American law enforcement in using historical location data

2 years ago

Samsung Can Ignore Updates For Old Phones

Legal victory in Netherlands means tech giant is not obliged to update older generation smartphones

2 years ago