For the second time in three years, a federal judge has dismissed Viacom’s $1 billion copyright lawsuit against YouTube, saying the online video site doesn’t have to police itself as long as it removes infringing videos when copyright owners give notice.
Instagram on Thursday tried to calm a user rebellion by nixing a change that would have given the Facebook-owned mobile photo sharing service unfettered rights to people’s pictures.
Internet giant Google has warned it would exclude French media sites from its search results if France adopts a law forcing search engines to pay for content, in the latest confrontation with European governments.
Coca-Cola and Samsung have pulled their advertising from a popular Vietnamese website notorious for providing unlicensed downloads of Western and local songs, in a rare victory against online piracy in a country where it has grown unchecked.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt on Thursday criticized raging patent disputes in the global mobile industry, warning that they stifled innovation and reduced consumer choice.
Samsung on Saturday accused Apple of resorting to litigation in an effort to limit consumer choice after the iPhone maker said it was seeking to stop the sale of Galaxy S III smartphones in the United States.
Fresh off its court victory over Samsung Electronics Co., iPhone maker Apple Inc. is asking a federal court to add four more of its rival’s products to the list of patent-infringing products.
A jury’s conclusion that Samsung stole the innovative technology used by Apple to create its revolutionary iPhone and iPad could mean fewer smartphone options for consumers to choose from, analysts said.
Google Inc. is altering its search results to de-emphasize the websites of repeat copyright offenders and make it easier to find legitimate providers of music, movies and other content.
A massive online piracy case against file-sharing website Megaupload was “flawed” and likely to be dismissed in a US court within a month, the site’s chief lawyer has said.
The shadowy online hackers group Anonymous blocked access to the websites of the Mexican Senate and the Interior Ministry Friday to protest a proposed law to fine people who violate copyright online.
China, a country known for its rampant piracy, has now reached a new milestone—fake Apple stores.
Taiwan’s leading smartphone maker HTC on Tuesday dismissed fresh patent infringement claims by US giant Apple as the legal battle between the rivals escalated.