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Spotlight: Samsung pilloried for smartphone bloatware in China

Samsung is facing a lawsuit in China for preinstalling too many apps on its smartphones, a practice known as bloatware.

Home Depot says to breach victims, 'You can't do it, we won't help'

Home Depot is asking a federal court to dismiss lawsuits by consumers who claim they suffered financial harm as a result of last year's massive data breach at the home improvement retailer.

Seacrest-backed Typo caves to BlackBerry, agrees to stop selling iPhone keyboards

On Monday, BlackBerry announced a settlement with Typo which Typo agreed not to sell keyboard for devices with screen sizes of less than 7.9 inches, in effect all iPhones, in exchange for BlackBerry dropping its lawsuit. Typo can continue to sell keyboards for devices with a screen size of 7.9 inches or larger, that is iPads.

Will lawsuit against Apple affect enterprise use?

As widely reported, two Florida residents filed a lawsuit in California alleging that their 16GB iPhones, iPads and iPods had less usable space than Apple promised and that the usable space was reduced further by upgrading to iOS 8.  Such allegations are unlikely to help Apple in its effort to gain enterprise market share from Android devices, which are by far the most popular among smartphone users.

Judge rules banks' lawsuit against Target over breach can proceed

A lawsuit by a number of banks against Target for the data breach that resulted in the theft of 40 million credit and debit card accounts can proceed, a federal court judge ruled this week, the Star Tribune reports.

BYOD practices complicate legal e-discovery efforts

BYOD programs bring plenty of focus on data security and employee privacy issues. But what about legal challenges, such as electronic discovery?

Mexican mobile operator Iusacell sues IBM for $2.5B, alleging fraud

Iusacell, Mexico's third largest mobile phone operator, is suing IBM for $2.5 billion, alleging that Big Blue made fraudulent claims that caused Iusacell to lose that amount in profits, Reuters reports. 

33 lawsuits against Target over data breach will be heard by one Minnesota judge

33 lawsuits across 18 districts filed against Target over its massive data breach last fall will be consolidated in the retailer's home state of Minnesota, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ruled last week.

Target breach: Court of public opinion not as forgiving as court of law

While Target continues to suffer in the court of public opinion, its fortunes in a court of law just improved.

Class action lawsuit filed against Microsoft over Surface RT claims

A class action lawsuit was filed against Microsoft this week alleging it deliberately misstated financial information over an eight-week period earlier this year.