I wasn’t going to bother with Xiaomi’s new “Mimoji” until I learned the company is threatening to sue journalists who call it a copycat without providing evidence. It sounds like it’s only writers in China and not journalists in other countries, but that shouldn’t matter.
As Gizmochina notes, PR head Xu Jieyun posted the app’s naming timeline, and said that the “functional logic difference between the two products is huge.” It also promised “the next phase of action” against people who said it was copying Apple’s Memoji without proof.
AT&T is being sued in California over its US$1.99/month administrative fee that it doesn’t disclose in its advertised rates.
Ten states filed a lawsuit today to stop the Sprint and T-Mobile merger, saying consumers will be hurt due to reduced competition.
Former general counsel Bruce Sewell explains what went wrong in the iBooks antitrust case. Back in 2013 a court found that Apple conspired with book publishers to raise the price of ebooks. This was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, which regulates competition among businesses. Mr. Sewell spoke to law students for a YouTube series called “Before You Take the LSAT.”
Apple got involved in a very ugly suit with the US government in the Southern District of New York that had to do with our release of the iBooks Store. I tried to chart a course that I thought was incredibly good for Apple, and would bear legal scrutiny.
In January Apple released an iOS update that enabled Group FaceTime. There was a security flaw with it that Apple was sued over.
The City of Roseville employee’s retirement fund is suing Apple over alleged securities fraud. Tim Cook and Luca Maestri are listed as defendants.
Specifically, the lawsuit claims that Apple was not initially forthcoming about a drop in demand for the iPhone due to poor sales in China and the 2018 battery replacement program, both of which contributed to lower than expected iPhone sales in the first fiscal quarter of 2019.
New Jersey resident Gina Priano-Keyser is suing Apple in a class-action lawsuit related to swollen Apple Watch batteries.
Apple is being sued because a faulty iPad battery caused a New Jersey apartment fire in 2017, killing the occupant.
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro make a grand entrance to discuss how Apple is currently annoying us and a new lawsuit about iPhone chargers.
A new class action lawsuit against Apple claims the company’s iOS updates in 2016 forced people to buy chargers.
It sounds like some Facebook employees were worried the company was misleading kids who spent their parents’ money on in-app purchases in games.
Ms. Gura-Sini performed the voice for Nuance Communications, which Apple acquired in 2016. She said she only authorized the use of her voice for “legitimate” purposes.
Today Andrew Orr joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Qualcomm’s request to jail Apple lawyers, and the impact of Apple Watch data on ERs.
The case was an attempt to bring legal action against Google over claims that it collected the sensitive data of over 4 million iPhone users.
If you clone a phone, are they the same phone or different people now?
SMTM Technology filed a lawsuit against Apple accusing the iPhone maker of infringing on its patent with iOS 11’s Do Not Disturb While Driving feature.
Warner Bros. and Behaviour Interactive are facing a lawsuit from Bethesda Softworks over allegations that the Westworld Mobile game is a “blatant rip-off” of Fallout Shelter.
An Australian court has fined Apple A$9 million (about US$6.7 million) for disabling, or “bricking,” iPhones after third-party repair centers replaced broken displays.
A new class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple alleging the existence of a defect in all Apple Watch models that causes the display to crack, shatter, or detach from the watch body, and further claims that Apple knew about the issue from the start.
Apple revamped the built-in keyboard on its Mac laptop lineup in 2015 with a new butterfly switch mechanism. Turns out a lot of customers have been disappointed because some of the keys stop working and the only fix is to replace the keyboard with the same design and potentially face another failed keyboard. Now there’s a class action lawsuit calling out the design as defective. If you have a 2015 or later MacBook or a 2016 or later MacBook Pro you can sign up to be part of the suit. Happy litigating!