1. News
    March 13th, 2013 by Martyn Williams
    Google to pay $7M to US states for Wi-Fi eavesdropping

    Google will pay US$7 million to settle complaints from dozens of US states about its unauthorised collection of personal data transmitted over Wi-Fi...

  2. News
    March 9th, 2013 by Jennifer Baker, IDG News Service
    Microsoft’s US$731 million fine could have been higher

    Europe’s antitrust chief this week announced a €561 million (US$731 million) fine on Microsoft for its failure to include a browser choice...

  3. News
    March 8th, 2013 by Jennifer Baker, IDG News Service
    Microsoft fined US$731 million by European Commission

    Europe’s antitrust chief this week announced a €561 million (US$731 million) fine on Microsoft for its failure to include a browser choice...

  4. News
    February 4th, 2013 by Grant Gross
    FTC fines maker of Path app US$800,000 for privacy violations

    The maker of the Path social networking app will pay a US$800,000 civil penalty to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges that it illegally...

  5. News
    December 29th, 2012 by James Niccolai
    Chip maker Marvell battles patent case, hit by $1.17 billion fine

    A jury in Pennsylvania has ordered chip maker Marvell Technology to pay US$1.17 billion for patent infringement in one of the largest awards of its...

  6. News
    November 17th, 2012 by James Niccolai
    Judge accepts $22.5 million Google fine in Safari privacy case

    A U.S. judge has indicated she will accept the terms of a settlement deal between Google and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, in which Google will...

  7. News
    October 10th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Steve Jobs decided, ‘we’re going to patent it all’ after $100M iPod fine

    Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs made the decision to patent everything his company invented following a suit loss in which Apple was fined...

  8. News
    September 21st, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple to ask Judge to triple Samsung fine

    Apple will not only launch the iPhone 5 today, it will also, as expected, ask Judge Lucy Koh to triple the US$1bn damages that Samsung was ordered...

  9. News
    September 10th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    iPhone 5 will support global LTE but not for all carriers, claims report

    Apple’s iPhone 5 – to be announced this week – will support global 4G LTE networks, although it will not be available on every carrier,...

  10. News
    September 5th, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Samsung won’t have to pay Apple US$1bn until 2013

    Samsung will not have to pay Apple any of the US$1bn awarded to it during the California Apple versus Samsung trial until next year. Foss Patents explains that...

  11. News
    August 26th, 2012 by Jaikumar Vijayan
    Judge refuses to set aside US$675K fine in music piracy case

    In the latest twist in a saga that has dragged on for seven years, a US federal judge refused to set aside a US$675,000 fine that a jury imposed on...

  12. News
    August 13th, 2012 by Sharon Gaudin
    Bad press may affect Google more than FTC’s US$22.5M fine

    Although analysts say Google’s US$22.5 million fine from the US FTC is a simple slap on the wrist, they argue that the publicity about it may...

  13. News
    August 11th, 2012 by Juan Carlos Perez
    Google to pay record $22.5 million fine for Safari privacy breach

    Google will pay a historic fine to settle US government charges that it violated privacy laws when it tracked via cookies users of Apple’s Safari...

  14. News
    July 6th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Apple vs the world

    Injunctions, appeals and patents, oh my! Apple has been busy this week battling it out in courtrooms around the world. From attempting to block imitation...

  15. News
    July 4th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Apple appeals Italy’s warranty ruling, speaks out against authorities

    Apple has announced its decision to appeal a ruling from Italy’s antitrust regulating body that alleges the company has not complied with a...

  16. News
    June 21st, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Apple ordered to pay $2.25m fine plus costs in iPad ’4G’ case

    The Australian Federal Court has ordered Apple to pay $2.25m and an additional $300,00 in costs for misleading consumers about the capacity of its...

  17. News
    June 8th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Apple to pay $2.25m penalty in ’4G’ case

    Apple is to pay a $2.25 million penalty after agreeing that it may have misled consumers over the capacity of its new iPad to connect to Australia’s...

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