Gig economy drivers in California sue to overturn Prop 22

  • January 12, 2021
Despite passing with a wide 58 to 42 percent margin in November, California’s Proposition 22, which sought to keep gig-economy workers in the state classified as independent contractors, hasn’t become any less controversial. In a filing with the stat…

DOJ antitrust case against Google may not go to trial until 2023

  • December 18, 2020
It seems Google will have a dark cloud of antitrust charges hanging over it for a few years at least. At a status hearing on Friday, US District Judge Amit Mehta said the Department of Justice’s antitrust lawsuit against the company probably won’t go…

Judge orders Apple’s iOS and macOS chief to testify in Epic case

  • December 17, 2020
Apple’s iOS and macOS chief Craig Federighi will have to join CEO Tim Cook in testifying in the company’s case against Epic Games. Apple wanted Cook and App Store head Eric Neuenshwander (who reports to Federighi) to represent the company in the case…

Texas announces a multi-state antitrust suit against Google

  • December 16, 2020
Texas has kicked off the latest in a slew of legal actions against major tech companies. The state’s attorney general, Ken Paxton, said Texas is filing a “multi-state lawsuit against Google for anti-competitive conduct, exclusionary practices and dec…

Nintendo agrees to $2 million settlement in Switch hacking lawsuit

  • October 1, 2020
Nintendo has agreed to a $2 million settlement in its intellectual property lawsuit against a site called UberChips, according to court documents obtained by Torrent Freak. Nintendo had filed a lawsuit against UberChips earlier this year in an Ohio c…

Sonos sues Google for infringing on five more speaker patents

  • September 29, 2020
Just one day before Google’s Pixel 5 reveal, Sonos has filed a new lawsuit against the search giant, alleging it has infringed five more patents. The patents cover technologies that form the basis of some of Sonos’ best-known features, including its…

Epic rejects Apple claims that ‘Fortnite’ on iOS was dying

  • September 19, 2020
Epic is hitting back at Apple’s claims that the developer’s lawsuit was just an attempt to revitalize sagging interest in Fortnite on iOS. In a newly-filed reply to Apple in a preliminary injunction request to keep Fortnite in the app store, Epic rej…

‘Fortnite: Save the World’ will shut down on macOS September 23rd

  • September 17, 2020
Fortnite: Save the World — a castle building players-vs-zombies version of the game that preceded the battle royale spin-off — is becoming a casualty in the ongoing war between Epic Games and Apple. The two companies are fighting over Apple’s policie…

Apple officially unplugs Epic from the App Store

  • August 28, 2020
Right on schedule, Apple has terminated the App Store account Epic Games used to support and maintain Fortnite. Epic warned iOS and macOS users earlier in the week it would no longer have the ability to update Fortnite after August 28th, and now that…