The Windows 10 upgrade controversy takes another turn! Microsoft has been asked to pay a user damages after it installed the OS on a device without authorization. This particular case took place in a land called Finland. Despite the software titan promising to behave in the future after a large number of legal...

Head for the hills! Patent tolls running amok! The nascent field of AR is about to become a target of the patent suits planned, and Microsoft HoloLens is one of the first names on the list. Fact is, patent holding companies were practically waiting for the perfect opportunity to wield their powers by claiming...

Alex Kibkalo is a name that will echo in eternity in the technology world. A former Redmond employee that spent 7 years at the technology firm, he was recently convicted for leaking Microsoft code. The man now has to spend three months in prison. But some new insights on the case reveal that the software titan was not...

Big fines are not a rare occurrence in the world of computing technology, and neither are questionable sales tactics. Microsoft tangled in this web in the 90s, and Intel, more recently. AMD leveled some accusations against the chip giant back in 2008 that Intel had offered improper rebates to PC makers like Acer,...

There is fine line between protecting your patents and bullying other companies, a line that many different companies in the mobile world have been flirting with. Apple recently won a patent against HTC regarding the ability to touch a phone number from within your mobile browser and then have it transfer to your...

Today, Friday, a Federal Jury has failed to reach a verdict in a Utah company’s $1 billion antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft Corp. Novell Inc. sued the software giant in 2004, claiming Microsoft duped it into developing the once-popular WordPerfect writing program for Windows 95 only to pull the plug so Microsoft...

As you probably already know, Microsoft is implementing a new feature in Windows 8 called Secure Boot that prevents any kind of software that doesn’t have a security key to load when the computer is booting. This is essentially supposed to prevent rootkits and other viruses from loading on start up, but a side-effect...