Google shoots down Oracle case
Published in News
Friday, 27 May 2016 12:11

Google shoots down Oracle case


Java Applets were fair use

Google has won a major US court battle with software firm Oracle after a jury ruled it did not nick parts of the Java programming language.

Catz claims Oracle bought Sun to protect its own products
Published in Mobiles


We did not have a court battle with Google in mind

Oracle told a court that it did not acquire Sun Microsystems in 2009 to launch a copyright lawsuit against Google, but rather to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.

Websites not responsible for reader's comments
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 11:24

Websites not responsible for reader's comments


Well they aren't responsible why should we be?

The European Court has decided that comments written by readers at the bottom of news stories do not have to be policed by the magazines under defamation law.

Apple defeated by British justice
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 13:21

Apple defeated by British justice


Welsh underdog proved IWatch was fragile

The fruity cargo cult Apple cult has suddenly found itself having a taste of reality when a Welsh bloke successfully sued Apple and forced the company to change a misleading Apple Watch product description.

Employer allowed to read your private emails
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 14:52

Employer allowed to read your private emails


EU Court of Human Rights Ruling

Your boss is allowed to read all those private emails you send to mates while you are working, according to a landmark ruling by the European Court of Human Rights.

Samsung asks court to see common sense over Apple patents
Published in Mobiles


Good luck with that

Samsung has urged a US appeals court on Tuesday to find that a jury in 2014 should not have made the South Korean company pay nearly $120 million to Apple for infringing three patents – The three slide-to-unlock, autocorrect and quick links features.

Man successfully sues Apple for poor genius
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 12:13

Man successfully sues Apple for poor genius


Tame Apple Press fumes

A bloke has successfully sued Apple for destroying his honeymoon snaps.

Amazon sues over fake reviews
Published in News
Monday, 19 October 2015 12:39

Amazon sues over fake reviews

 

More than a thousand might end up in court

Online book seller Amazon has sued more than a thousand people for writing fake reviews on its site with the aim of collecting cash from the seller.

Apple pulls Monster's licence
Published in News
Thursday, 18 June 2015 11:37

Apple pulls Monster's licence


How dare you sue us!

Jobs' Mob has shown its petty side after it pulled the licence for Monster Cable to make expensive wires for its expensive toys.

Germans clear Adblock plus
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 14:31

Germans clear Adblock plus


Perfectly legal

The German courts have cleared AdBlock Plus of any wrong doing meaning that it is legal to use the browser extension.