Online review site Yelp can lower or raise the rating of a business depending on whether it advertises with the company, a federal appeals court ruled in a lawsuit filed by small businesses claiming Yelp used the tactic to try to extort ads from them.
BlackBerry Ltd. said Friday it had filed a suit in a California court against Los Angeles firm Typo Products for violating its patents with a Blackberry-like keyboard made for Apple’s iPhone.
Several government websites, including that of the National Food Authority, were defaced early Monday by the “hacktivist” group Anonymous Philippines, drawing attention to the cybercrime law.
Finnish mobile giant Nokia said on Wednesday it had filed lawsuits in the US, Britain and Canada against Blackberry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) claiming it has breached patent agreements.
Chinese search engine Baidu.com says it is launching a music download service with three global music labels in China in a deal that ends legal disputes with them.