Kim Dotcom to Sue Hollywood, Offers Free WiFi to New Zealand

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I guess you could say that Kim Dotcom is trying to act like a Kim RobinHood. It seems that the Megaupload founder has come up with a grand scheme to sue Hollywood studios and use the money toward providing everyone in New Zealand with free broadband Internet access.

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Universal Search Removed from Samsung Galaxy S3

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Unfortunately, Apple has filed an injunction against Samsung for the Universal Search function, saying the feature infringes on Apple’s patents. And so, Samsung has taken the safe way out and removed Universal Search from the Galaxy S III.

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Apple and Publishers Sued Over Price Fixing of E-Books

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You would think that a lawsuit like this might come from a direct competitor, but that’s not the case. Instead, the antitrust lawsuit is being filed by the United States government, naming Apple and several book publishers as the defendants.

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German Courts Uphold Galaxy Tab 10.1 Ban

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Want to get a Samsung Galaxy 10.1 in Germany? Good luck, as Samsung’s most recent attempts to overturn the ruling that banned the 10.1 have failed. So why did Germany ban the 10.1 in the first place? The design was deemed to similar to Apple’s unit. Despite Samsung’s best attempts to change the courts mind, the ruling will stick.

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Apple lawsuits against Samsung, etc. are really against Google?

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Well, that’s mildly passive aggressive of Steve Jobs, don’t you think? By now, you’ve surely heard about all the patent infringement lawsuits that Apple has launched against companies like Samsung, but it looks like the real target isn’t these manufacturers at all: it’s Google.

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Australian lawsuit leads to Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 being pulled from store shelves

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Can’t we all just get along? The legal battle between Seoul and Cupertino is continuing to heat up, this time taking the combat down under. Because of the current patent dispute launched by Apple, Samsung has agreed to halt sales of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in Australia until further notice. After going through a hearing in an Australian federal court, Samsung agreed to stop advertising the Android tablet and it will not sell the device until it gets a go-ahead from the courts that the disputes have been resolved. So, Samsung is the loser here, right?

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HTC ready to deal with Apple over patent disputes

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HTC chief financial officer Winston Yung has a message for Apple. He says that they “have to sit down and figure it out,” continuing on to say that HTC is, “open to having discussions… as long as the solution and the terms are fair and reasonable.” Based on the ITC rulings in the past month, both parties have scored some minor victories.

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The $1 Billion Class Action Lawsuit Against Sony

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And things are just getting worse and worse for Sony. They’ve already announced that that the credit card information of millions of users has been compromised. They’ve already left them without online gaming and other PSN goodies for weeks. And now, Sony is facing a massive class action lawsuit.

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Apple to Samsung: Stop Copying Me (And Give Me Money)

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Apple isn’t exactly a stranger to the whole litigation thing. Steve Jobs and his legal team have been dishing out lawsuits like they were going out of style for years and now the latest target happens to be Samsung. The grounds for the suit? Galaxy S devices look too much like the iPhone.

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