Litigation

Steve Ballmer Tax Dodging
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The IRS Files A Legal Complaint Against Steve Ballmer

Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO has been out of the spotlight, at least as far as the technology world is concerned, but he has…

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Microsoft Wins Novell’s Windows 95 Lawsuit After US Supreme Court Rejection

Here is a little blast from the past. Microsoft have finally won the Windows 95 lawsuit against Novell, for good this time. The company secured…

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Microsoft Finally Wins Novell Windows 95 Lawsuit

Boy, what a blast from the past! Remember Novell Inc., the famed software company? Well the story goes that the firm sued Microsoft one balmy…

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Microsoft Sued Over Unauthorized Font Usage In Windows And Office

If you have been clamoring for some legal news, fret not. This is a bit of a regular occurrence in the world of Microsoft. This…

Microsoft rebrands SkyDrive
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Microsoft is being forced to change the name for cloud service “SkyDrive”

In what must be seen as a humiliating blow, Microsoft is being forced to change the name for cloud service “SkyDrive”. This is being done in response…

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European Court Rules Against Microsoft In SkyDrive Trademark Dispute

Boy, Redmond sure has had it tough when it comes to trademarks these past couple of years. First it was the legal dispute over the…

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Microsoft Sued For Unauthorized Use Of Excel Patents

Another day at the court for Microsoft, it appears. The software titan has just been sued once again, this time for allegedly using some Excel…

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VirnetX Sues Microsoft Over Skype Patents

Patents are a necessary evil. There are some that maintain that patents stifle innovation, while others believe that are indispensable for the technology industry. Regardless of…

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EU fines Microsoft $732 million for browser ballot violation

Today, the European Union has decided to fine the company €561 million (around $732 million) for breaking a 2009 antitrust agreement. Back then, Microsoft agreed…

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The EU Decides Not to Go After Windows RT for its Browser Restrictions

Yesterday we reported about how the European Union was gearing up to go…

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Samsung go all in against the iPhone 5 – video version

Samsung are showing no signs of slowing down their campaign against Apple’s iPhone 5. Check out their new video making fun of the Apple faithful. This is…

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Samsung go all in against the iPhone 5 – graphic version

Samsung clearly just don’t give a damn. They’ve decided to aggressively position their products as superior to Apple’s. Here’s a graphic ad that they put together contrasting the iPhone…

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So i guess HP just stopped trying huh?

So I just saw HP released their new Spectre all in one PC. Looks nice huh? That is until you remember that Apple did this long agao. So…

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Browser ballot screen comes to Windows 8

Microsoft have pushed out a patch via Windows Update that will ensure Windows 8 systems in its jurisdiction are compliant with EU regulators browser ballot…

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The jury comes back – Apple crushes Samsung at trial, gets Billions in damages and Microsoft wins!

This is a FANTASTIC day to be Microsoft! Today, the deliberating jury in the Samsung vs Apple case came back and returned several affirmative votes in…

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Microsoft means business – Metro named apps being banned from the Windows Store

In a very forceful show of strength, Microsoft have started to turn away apps that have the term “Metro” in their naming. Their application naming guide…

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What the… Now the phrase Metro is going away?

I’m so tired. Anyway, here’s the latest on Microsoft and Metro. For the uninitiated, Metro has been the descriptive name used to characterize the new tiled based layout and…

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The European Union wants to take a closer look at Windows 8 and Windows RT

Here we go again. In addition to the current investigations into Microsoft’s failure to give some Windows users a browser ballot screen, European Union (EU)…

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Tablet Wars – on the eve of Google’s event, Apple hands Samsung an Android smackdown

This is awkward. On the eve of Google’s annual conference, a  judge has granted Apple Inc’s bid to stop Samsung Electronics from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1…

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Germany Passes Order That ‘Technically’ Calls For The Removal Of Windows 7 And Xbox 360

The Patent Wars have always gone on in the background, but in the new mobile age it seems like they’ve become fiercer and more deadly…