Posts tagged as: lawsuit

New York AG Will Not Appeal T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Decision

New York State Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement today regarding the recent court decision to allow the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint: “After a thorough analysis, New York has decided not to move forward with an appeal in this case.” The merger is now expected to proceed quickly. T-Mobile claims the merger […]

T-Mobile, Sprint Deal Wins Approval From Federal District Court Judge

  A multi-state anti-trust lawsuit to stop the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile has failed. In a decision made public on Tuesday, U.S. District Court Judge Victor Marrero in Manhattan rejected key arguments from the states: that the merged company would raise prices for lower quality service and that Sprint could remain as a viable competitor without the merger New […]

DoJ Goes To Court To Close Down 5 Robocall Firms

The US Department of Justice is seeking a temporary restraining orders against five US companies responsible for connecting hundreds of millions of scam robocalls originating from India. The US companies provide VoIP services that allow overseas scammers to cheaply place millions of automated calls each hour, with spoofed caller-ID info. One of the companies carried 720 […]

BMW Is Suing Suppliers Over Price Fixing

  BMW is suing two of its suppliers, Valeo and Denso, over price fixing on air conditioning components, the German automaker said on Wednesday. The case was first reported in the Handelsblatt newspaper, which said that BMW was suing France’s Valeo and Japan’s Denso for damages of 141 million euros ($155.4 million).

Samsung Being Sued Over Galaxy Phone Water Resistance Ads

Samsung is facing a lawsuit related to its advertisement of the water resistance feature of its Galaxy phones. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission argues that Samsung made – “false, misleading, and deceptive representations in advertising the water resistance of various ‘Galaxy’ branded mobile phones.” The ACCC goes on to explain that since February 2016, […]

10 State Attorneys General Files Papers To Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

A group of ten states is suing to block the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. The action is led by New York State Attorney General Letitia James and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. James outlined the crux of the states’ argument in a tweet, saying “The merger would deprive customers of the benefits of […]

WhatsApp Willing To Take Legal Action For Those Who Make Or Use Tools To Abuse The Service

WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after  companies have been advertising products to bypass usage restrictions. A Reuters investigation report showed how WhatsApp clones and other software tools were helping Indian digital marketers and political activists bypass anti-spam restrictions for an upcoming election. The […]

Iron Maiden Files Lawsuit Over 3D Realm’s ‘Ion Maiden’ Video Game

Iron Maiden believes the game Ion Maiden from 3D Realms rips off its name and logo and has filed suit in California federal court claiming trademark infringement. Iron Maiden’s logo and typeface as been registered in the United States since 1984. Ion Maiden developed the Build Engine that first ran Duke Nukem 3D. The game […]

US Supreme Court Rules Apple App Store Case Can Move Forward

The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that an antitrust lawsuit can proceed against Apple for the way it runs its App Store. Today’s ruling only affirms that the consumers bringing the suit have the right to do so; it does not touch on the merits of the case. The case will now proceed in lower […]

Huawei Files Suit Federal Ban On Buying Huawei Gear

Huawei is appealing a recent law restricting the purchase of Huawei and ZTE products at the federal level. Huawei is suing the US government in a Texas court, where its US headquarters is located. The law being challenged is the recent National Defense Authorization Act. It bars the federal government from buying Huawei gear directly, […]

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