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Nvidia and Samsung have settled their patent dispute

The legal battle between Samsung and Nvidia over GPU patents appears to have come to an end as the two companies managed to reach a settlement agreement just a few hours before the final court hearing was set to proceed. This process began back in September 2014, when Nvidia filed …

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Tech giants to pay out $415 million in poaching lawsuit

A US District Judge today approved a $415 million settlement in the no-poaching lawsuit levied at several massive tech companies, including Google, Apple and Intel. The class action lawsuit came about after it was discovered that several massive tech companies agreed to not poach employees from one another, which in …

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Machinima to settle with FTC over misleading Xbox videos

YouTube network, Machinima and the Federal Trade Commission have reached a settlement, following a string of ‘misleading’ videos from partnered channels taking part in an Xbox advertising campaign. The campaign started off with several prominent YouTubers being given an Xbox One and a few games in return for a video …

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Apple to pay $450 million in e-book lawsuit

Apple has been fighting many legal battles over the years, with one of the most prolific being the e-book price fixing lawsuit. Today, Apple lost its appeal in the case and will have to pay up $450 million, mostly back to customers that ended up having to pay more due …

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Microsoft and Samsung settle patent dispute

Microsoft and Samsung have settled their patent dispute over royalty payments, which became an issue once Microsoft bought Nokia. Samsung had previously declined to pay Microsoft a patent fee and share sensitive commercial smartphone information after the company bought Nokia. The firm argued that the acquisition of Nokia would invalidate a …

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Nintendo and Philips settle patent dispute

Nintendo and Philips have managed to come to a settlement agreement over a patent legal dispute. Back in May, Philips tried to stop the sale of a few Nintendo devices in the US, claiming that two of its motion control patents had been infringed, this claim was upheld in court …

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Apple’s Beats settles legal dispute with Bose

Apple’s Beats Electronics and Bose Corp. on Friday settled their patent dispute over noise-cancelling technologies. Bose will no longer demand the U.S. ITC to prevent Beats’ noise-cancellation headphones from being imported into the United States from China. Bose and Beats in joint filings told a U.S. court in Delaware they …

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Former AMD CEO fires Slingshot at Intel

You might not have heard of Lauren Villagran, graduate of Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism with a background that includes Associated Press and CBS, but she’s the lady that’s helped pen one of the most explosive business stories of recent times: The decision by Hector Ruiz to stand up …

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