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Apple Must Face Lawsuit Over Disappearing iMessages After All

When Adrienne Moore switched from an iPhone 4 to a Samsung Galaxy S5, her messages from Apple users started going missing. This isn’t unusual; iMessage purgatory became such an issue that Apple recently released a quiet fix. But Apple wasn’t quick enough: A judge decided this week that Apple must face Moore’s lawsuit.


Twitter Is Suing For The Right To Show How Many Fed Requests It Gets

In the past, companies like Facebook and Microsoft have released so-called transparency reports about the government surveillance requests they have received — but, per government restrictions, the numbers have been relatively vague. Today, Twitter just filed a lawsuit to lift the restrictions on what they’re allowed to disclose. In other words, actual transparency.


HP And Chubby Checker Finish Fight Over 'Chubby Checker' Penis-Size App

Chubby Checker, the “Twist”-singing denim enthusiast, has made legal peace with Hewlitt-Packard and Palm following a trademark infringement lawsuit over Chubby Checker, a penis measurement webOS app.


Apple And Google Agree To Stop Suing Each Other Into Oblivion

According to breaking reports from the Wall Street Journal, consumer electronics titans Google and Apple have just agreed to drop pending lawsuits against one another and work together to reform patent law. Wonder Twin powers activate!


US Judge Says NSA Phone Spying Is Probably Unconstitutional

A federal judge just ruled the NSA’s widespread collection of phone records is most likely unconstitutional and gave the go ahead for plaintiffs to file a lawsuit. And pending appeal, the judge said that the data collection should be halted. Of course, until that appeal goes through, the NSA will continue spying.


Former NASA Engineer Turned Super Soaker Inventor Just Got Very Rich

Lonnie Johnson’s having a good week. The former NASA engineer just won $US73 million in a royalties dispute with the toymaker Hasbro for inventing the Super Soaker, the coolest toy you ever had growing up. The lawsuit also covered royalties for Nerf which Johnson also masterminded because he is awesome.


Chubby Checker Can Sue HP Over Chubby Checker Penis-Measuring App

Remember that time Chubby Checker wanted to sue HP over a penis-measuring WebOS app that was also called “Chubby Checker”? There’s more fun to come: ol’ Chubs just got the go-ahead to sue the pants off HP.


Did Florida Accidentally Ban All Computers And Smartphones?

Because Florida was hastily attached to America to be the butt of her jokes, this latest piece of ridiculousness should come as no surprise: Florida might have accidentally banned all computers and smartphones. How? It all stems from a poorly worded bill that banned internet cafes and slot machines.


The Very Suspicious Similarities Between Google Glass And... Glass

At first sight, the two logos above look so similar that you might think they’re the same product. But are they? Nope. The image on the right is the logo for Google Glass, the futuristic glasses from Google that just arrived to the hands of the first lucky explorers. The image on the left, however, is the logo of a Los Angeles startup founded in 2008 that is now thinking about suing Google for copying its name, logo and typography.


Apple To Pay Out $53 Million Over iPhone Water Damage Warranty Issues

Apple has agreed to pay out a weighty $US53 million to settle a lawsuit that saw the company accused of not correctly honouring warranties of iPhone and iPod Touches, reports Wired. The settlement should, in theory, see tens of thousands of Apple customers previously refused repairs or replacement hardware under warranty receive cash payouts.


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