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Back in September 2015, Prince released his album Hit n Run Phase One exclusively through Tidal. At the time, the late musician lauded the streaming platform's commitment to "the effort that real musicians put in 2 their craft 2 achieve the very best they can at this pivotal time in the music industry". That all went to pieces on Tuesday, however, after Prince's record label filed a federal lawsuit against Roc Nation, Tidal's parent company.
We all love cheap stuff, but it's an incredibly bad idea to buy a cheap charger for your phone, digital camera, or other gadget. And unfortunately, it's incredibly easy to buy these online, even from sites like Amazon, who often mistakenly sell the products as genuine.
Three Galaxy Note 7 owners have filed a class-action lawsuit against Samsung in New Jersey. The lawsuit comes one week after Samsung officially recalled its Note 7 smartphone and ended production worldwide.
A new lawsuit from a former Yahoo employee claims that Zamboni-loving CEO Marissa Mayer tried to purge the company of men. The lawsuit, filed by Scott Ard in San Jose federal court, accuses Mayer of fostering "the use of (an employee performance-rating system) to accommodate management's subjective biases and personal opinions, to the detriment of Yahoo's male employees".
Palantir Technologies, the Peter Thiel-founded company known for its air of mystery and beer pong-friendly culture, has filed a lawsuit against early investor Marc Abramowitz, claiming he stole company secrets for his own gain and deceived company executives.
The value of internet celebrity is hard to assess, but a new motion filed by the owners of the animal star known as Grumpy Cat seeks to do just that. In it, the holders of the "GRUMPY CAT" trademark have asked a court to triple a requested $US600,000 ($798,195) award over alleged copyright infringement of a goddamn cat.
Apple is under fire after it allegedly blocked Spotify's new iPhone app from being released in the App Store. According to a Recode report, Spotify's general counsel sent a letter to Apple's legal team claiming that Apple is "causing grave harm to Spotify and its customers" by not allowing the latest version of the app to reach iPhone users.
Congratulations to Paramount, which is finally in court on a $US27 million ($35.6 million) lawsuit for failing to actually place a product from a product placement deal. Yeah. On one side is Paramount, the studio behind the Transformers franchise, and on the other side is a Chinese business who paid them to put even more logos in the movie. Can neither side win?
You might have heard that CBS is suing to prevent the crowdfunded fan film Axanar from being completed. Now the channel is suing the filmmakers even harder. CBS's lawyer have submitted 28 pages of documents detailing every possible thing that they claim Axanar infringed on, alleging basically every type of copyright infringement known to man.
Just days after its shares dropped a whopping 18 per cent, Fitbit just took another big hit. The wearables company has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit alleging that its heart rate monitoring technology is inaccurate, and that the company is knowingly misleading users.