Epson faces class action over upgrades
Thou shalt not brick your printers to shut out ink rivals
Printer maker Epson is in hot water over an upgrade which made it impossible to use rival printer ink cartridges in their machines.
Apple vs. Qualcomm trial begins
Billions of dollars at stake
The multi-billion dollar Apple and Qualcomm five-week court case has opened in San Diego that'll determine whether Qualcomm operates a smartphone modem chip monopoly and charges too much in licensing fees.
Intel sues former engineer claiming he nicked its tech
Claims former Vice President was going to pass 3D XPoint memory details to Micron
Chipzilla has sued a former hardware engineer and VP 3D XPoint memory claiming that he nicked confidential chip blueprints to pass 3D XPoint memory details to Micron.
Qualcomm on verge of Apple resolution
CEO Steve Mollenkopf confirms
In a chat with CNBC, Qualcomm’s CEO confirmed that it and Apple are on the doorstep of a resolution of multi quarter licensing related issues. What CNBC didn’t tell you is that Apple doesn’t want to pay Qualcomm a tiny amount of money as it wants a special and favorable deal.
Nintendo sues ROM makers for $12 million
ROM makers taken to the cleaners
Nintendo has won a lawsuit seeking to take two large retro-game ROM sites offline, on charges of copyright infringement.
Samsung wins battle of the MPEG patents
All is not well in MPEG land
The New York State Court of Appeals on Thursday overturned a $115 million judgment against Samsung over telly patents.