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Oracle awarded $50M in Rimini Street lawsuit, though court battle far from over

A prolonged five-year court battle that saw Oracle suing software support provider Rimini Street ended Tuesday in a $50 million award for damages to Oracle, according to reports.

Spotlight: Google, Microsoft drop 20 lawsuits against each other

Google and Microsoft have agreed to drop about 20 lawsuits concerning smartphones and video game consoles, according to an article from Bloomberg.

Twitter the latest Silicon Valley firm accused of discrimination

If ever a region of the country needed a really good PR agent it is Silicon Valley, as the latest public attention focuses on a gender discrimination suit at Twitter.

BYOD requires IP protections

Intellectual property law seems straightforward enough: an employer has the right to works created by employees in the course of their employment. But when employees are producing work on their own time and their own device things become murky, making bring your own device considerations important.

TOS, app permissions are not good cover from big data lawsuits

To date, the courts have mostly been supportive of terms-of-service, or TOS, agreements even though most acknowledge that the majority of private citizens don't read them or don't understand them. This brings some feeling of relief to companies everywhere, but most especially to those currently spoon-feeding big data to the government.

Nokia sues Apple over iPhone

Nokia filed a lawsuit in U.S. court, claiming Apple has infringed on 10 Nokia-owned patents that cover technologies such as wireless data transfer and span WCDMA, GSM and WiFi technologies. Analysts

Lawsuits happen when the crackberry phenomenon goes awry

It was nearly three years ago when Webster's New World college Dictionary declared "crackberry" the new word of the year. The ability for corporate executives to read email received in real-time from

Microsoft goes after 'career' pirates in court

In an effort to stamp out hard-core bootleggers- aka ‘career' pirates, Microsoft has filed a total of 21 lawsuits in Federal courts spanning 14 states in the United States. Perhaps lending

Lawsuit tries to block HP-EDS merger

There are many questions regarding the announced sale of EDS to HP, including what it means for their respective tech staffs, the direction of the new merged company and the new shape of global IT

Data theft puts IT on hot seat

The tech industry has been analyzing and evaluating the recent theft of 4.2 million credit and debit card numbers from the Hannaford supermarket chain, a Maine-based grocer. And what they are finding