Apple Files Bond In Samsung Patent Case As Expert Sees Samsung Re-work To Defuse Suit
June 28 2012 2:55 PM EDT
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, has posted a $2.6 million bond with a U.S. district court to enforce an injunction against its supplier and rival Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930).
Health Care Supreme Court Decision: Chief Justice Roberts Is Person Of The Day
June 28 2012 11:49 AM EDT
While Republicans and most conservatives might well be disappointed by Thursday?s Supreme Court decision to uphold President Barack Obama?s Affordable Health Act, one of their own is the person of the day: Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.
Apple Facing Justice Dept. Discrimination Accusations
June 27 2012 2:19 PM EDT
Applesauce might be on the menu if Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) doesn't take swift actions to ameliorate members of a coalition representing Iranian-Americans and speakers of Farsi who were allegedly denied sale of iPads and other merchandise by Apple store employees in recent weeks.
Labor Rights Advocates: A Dozen Wal-Mart Suppliers Received 482 Federal Citations
June 26 2012 5:40 PM EDT
The National Guestworker Alliance said Tuesday it has uncovered 482 federal citations for safety, health, wage and hour violations, among 12 of the 18 suppliers of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) that the organization has been investigating.
Dylan McDermott's Mother, Diane McDermott, Murdered In 1967, By Gangster Boyfriend John Sponza
June 25 2012 11:11 AM EDT
In a police investigation from 1967 that has been reopened, Connecticut authorities have concluded that actor Dylan McDermott's mother, Diane McDermott, was murdered by her now-dead gangster ex-boyfriend.
Apple Responds To Anti-Farsi Bias Charge, More Cases Emerging: NIAC
June 22 2012 12:56 PM EDT
After allegations of racial profiling by Apple Inc. employees against Farsi-speaking customers at Apple stores, the company issued a statement Friday saying it doesn't discriminate against anyone, but it failed to address accusations of specific incidents at Atlanta-area stores.
Natalee Holloway's Mother Sues The National Enquirer For Writing False Updates, Claims Magazine Profited Off Death
June 21 2012 2:23 PM EDT
Natalee Holloway's mother has filed a lawsuit against The National Enquirer that claims the tabloid published untrue stories to profit from her daughter's 2005 disappearance in Aruba. According to the Associated Press, the lawsuit filed by Beth Holloway on Wednesday, June 20, claims that the magazine and its publisher, American Media Inc., published false headlines, articles and statements for nearly seven years.
Yahoo Lawyers Tell Judge Facebook Suit Could Be Settled Soon
June 20 2012 3:58 PM EDT
Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO), the No. 3 search engine, could settle its patent dispute with Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), the No. 1 social networking site, soon, lawyers told a federal judge in San Francisco.
Apple-Samsung Patent Wars Could Yield U.S. Sales Ban
June 20 2012 12:52 PM EDT
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, has won a small victory in its battle against rival and supplier Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930).
Sandusky Trial: Defense Attorney Joe Amendola Compares Case To 'All My Children' [VIDEO]
June 20 2012 9:54 AM EDT
Joe Amendola's All My Children comment is being widely criticized as most inappropriate considering that he is representing a man facing 51 charges of child sex abuse. And while the trial of the former Penn State assistant football coach is now in its sixth day, Sandusky has continued to deny the allegations against him.
The Quick And the Dead: Legal Battle Keeps Carroll Shelby's Body In Dallas Morgue Limbo
June 19 2012 2:33 PM EDT
Legendary racing driver and muscle car builder Carroll Shelby is no longer quick, in both senses of the word, as a weird legal battle between his children and the last of his seven wives for possession of his remains has left his body stationary chilling in a Dallas County morgue, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times.
Gary Giordano Files Lawsuit In Order To Claim Robyn Gardner, Missing Aruba Woman's Travel Insurance
June 19 2012 10:29 AM EDT
Gary Giordano, a former suspect in the disappearance of his travel companion Robyn Gardner, has filed suit against American Express in an effort to collect on an insurance policy he took out on the missing woman.
Allen Stanford Sentenced To 110 Years For Stanford Financial Ponzi Scheme
June 14 2012 3:34 PM EDT
Allen Stanford, a one-time billionaire financier, was sentenced to 110 years in prison on Thursday, June 14. U.S. District Judge David Hitner handed out the sentence to Stanford who in 2009 became the subject of several fraud investigations.
Georgia May Kill Adopt A Highway Program To Keep KKK Out Of It
June 13 2012 1:27 PM EDT
The Georgia Department of Transportation denied an application by the Ku Klux Klan to participate in the state's Adopt A Highway program, but the roadside volunteer cleanup program may have to come to an end to permanently block the hate group.
Technology Focus: Just How Will ?Big Data? Tap The Cloud?
June 10 2012 10:21 AM EDT
By making the Internet universal and ubiquitous, though, technology also eroded corporate control. No longer will International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) or Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) completely control everything in their networks, despite their networks of worldwide data centers.
Facebook?s IPO Class Action Suits Echo Dot Com Era, But Investors Shouldn't Count Their Winnings Just Yet
June 09 2012 1:34 PM EDT
Within a week of Facebook Inc.'s (Nasdaq: FB) $16 billion initial public offering, at least six lawsuits were filed against its top officials, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg, as well as six investment banks involved in the deal. That in itself is not surprising, considering the IPO flopped. What would be surprising is if the shareholders actually get anything near what they feel they deserve.
?Stand Your Ground? Cases: Defendants More Likely To Walk Free If Victims Are Black: Report
June 03 2012 4:31 PM EDT
When George Zimmerman fatally shot unarmed Florida teen Trayvon Martin in February, he wasn't immediately arrested and charged because of the state's controversial 2005 Stand Your Ground law. Due to the measure, killers and vicious attackers in some cases are walking free, a report shows.
Facebook Shares Hit New Low; Class Action Lawyer Sees Suits Merging
May 30 2012 12:58 PM EDT
Shares of Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), the No. 1 social network, fell again Wednesday, giving back their early gains from Tuesday?s record-low close of $28.84.
Andy Coulson, Former News Of The World Editor, Detained On Perjury Charges
May 30 2012 12:31 PM EDT
In the most recent development of the scandal that has rocked Rupert Murdoch's disgraced News of the World tabloid, former editor Andy Coulson has been detained on perjury charges over court testimony about phone hacking. Coulson, 44, has been taken into custody by Scottish police as a part of an investigation into phone hacking and perjury at the trial of politician Tommy Sheridan.
Illinois' Same-Sex Couples Sue For Right To Marry
May 30 2012 11:24 AM EDT
The American Civil Liberties Union and LGBT group Lambda Legal will file lawsuits to challenge Illinois' same-sex marriage ban.