Intel Hit With Class Action Lawsuits Over ‘Meltdown’ Security Flaw

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Intel is facing multiple lawsuits over Meltdown and Spectre, but it’s not clear that consumers have been harmed in this scenario — at least, not in a legally actionable way.

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Microsoft slapped with class-action lawsuits over Windows 10 upgrade practices

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Microsoft is facing class-action lawsuits related to its Windows 10 upgrade practices — one from within the US, and one from Israel.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232599-microsoft-slapped-with-class-action-lawsuits-over-windows-10-upgrade-practices

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Industry Groups Lead Net Neutrality Lawsuit Parade


Several wireless and cable industry groups on Tuesday filed lawsuits challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s new open Internet rules. The lawsuits seek to nullify the new rules on the grounds that the FCC exceeded its authority in making them — most notably by redefining broadband service so it can be regulated like a utility. In making their move, the CTIA and the NCTA and American Cable Association joined USTelecom in disputing the new rules in the federal appeals court for the District of Columbia.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81941.html?rss=1

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Google loses UK appeal in Safari cookie tracking case, could face trial

The U.K.’s Court of Appeal has denied Google’s request to block lawsuits from British consumers over the search giant’s disregard for Safari privacy restrictions designed to prevent advertisers from tracking users.



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Nvidia sues Qualcomm, Samsung for infringing on its ‘invention of the GPU’

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Nvidia has filed lawsuits against Samsung and Qualcomm — and essentially asked for a complete halt on product sales on every other competitive GPU in the business.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/189329-nvidia-sues-qualcomm-samsung-for-infringing-on-its-invention-of-the-gpu

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Samsung, Apple agree to drop lawsuits outside US

Samsung and Apple Inc. have agreed to end all patent lawsuits between each other outside the U.S. in a step back from three years of legal hostilities between the world’s two largest smartphone makers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/06/samsung-apple-agree-to-drop-lawsuits-outside-us/

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Apple and Google agree to drop all ongoing lawsuits, will work toward patent reform

After years of being embroiled in lawsuits, Apple and Google on Friday announced they would be dropping all actions related to smartphone technology. The treaty also includes Google’s Motorola subsidiary.



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