Keystone cops as Dutch police repeatedly mis-orders thousands of Office licenses worth nearly €3M
by Sean Chan
Dutch police reportedly ordered nearly 14 thousands of licenses for Microsoft Office back in 2008 — by mistake. The order cost the Dutch police €2,961,029. When the Dutch police administration noticed the mistake, the poli...
Seattle Judge allows Microsoft’s gag order lawsuit against government to proceed
by Greg Jordan
On Wednesday, the Western Washington District Court ruled that Microsoft’s lawsuit against the government will go forward. The lawsuit argues that the government’s gag-ordered searches of Microsoft accounts violates consumer...
Microsoft employees sue company over forcing them to watch murder and child porn
by Greg Jordan
Two Microsoft employees are filing suit against the company for having them look at photos and videos “designed to entertain some of the most twisted and sick minded people in the world.” Well the suit is actually for ...
Microsoft wants Internet Providers to help stop Windows 10 pirates
by Greg Jordan
Microsoft continued its assault on Windows OS pirates with its fifth lawsuit accusing unidentified individuals of illegally activating more than 1,000 copies of its Windows operating system. The lawsuit was file in a courtroom las...
Microsoft and Kyocera expands patent-licensing arrangement, settle patent suit over Android phones
Earlier this year, Microso filed a patent lawsuit against Japanese smartphone OEM Kyocera over Android-related patents. The patents involved in this lawsuit were related to power-saving, battery life, accelerometers, location, mo...
Microsoft Sues Japanese Smartphone OEM Kyocera Over Android Related Patents
Microsoft has now filed a patent lawsuit against Japanese smartphone OEM Kyocera over Android related patents. Over 80% of the smartphone OEMs have agreed to license patents from Microsoft for selling Android devices. While few of...
Verizon And AT&T Comes In To Support Microsoft In Dispute Over U.S. Warrant For Data Stored Overseas
Microsoft has a global network of data centers included more than one million computers in more than 100 data centers spread over 40 countries. Microsoft as an enterprise vendor stores data of lots of different organizations and ...
Google Sued For Using Secret Android Deals For Illegal Mobile Search Monopoly
A class action complaint was filed against Google yesterday for using secret deals by exploiting their Android monopoly by forcing smartphone OEMs such as Samsung and others to make Google search engine the default choice on their...
Following Privacy Lawsuit, Google Stops Scanning Student Mail Accounts For Ads
In U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Google is facing a privacy lawsuit for its data-mining practices of students email in its Google Apps for Education program. Even though the ads are not served for Go...
US Court Refuses To Hear MiniFrame Ltd.’s $1 Billion Antitrust Suit Against Microsoft
Israel basedd software company MiniFrame Ltd. sued Microsoft in New York, claiming that Microsoft used its monopoly in the operating systems market to pressure potential clients not to buy MiniFrame’s PC-sharing software. ...
Microsoft Might Face Trademark Lawsuit For ‘OneDrive’ Name Too
Microsoft recently announced renaming its cloud storage service SkyDrive to OneDrive after trademark lawsuit with British satellite broadcaster BSkyB over the name. While there was a overwhelmingly positive response to OneDrive na...