Gears & Gadgets

Xinuos—owners of what used to be SCO—file suit against Red Hat and IBM

Enlarge / The new lawsuit from Xinuos echoes the still-ongoing SCO vs IBM lawsuit in some key aspects, while adding new and heavy-duty anti-trust allegations alongside. Spencer Platt via Getty Images Yesterday, UnixWare/OpenServer vendor Xinuos filed a lawsuit in the US Virgin Islands, alleging theft of intellectual property and monopolistic market collusion against joint defendants […]

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U.S. campaign against Huawei appears to be working, as Chinese tech giant loses sales outside its home market

Nearly two years after the United States launched a broad attack on Chinese tech giant Huawei, the campaign is showing signs of working. Huawei’s smartphone sales have collapsed outside of China, hurt by a U.S. export ban that prevents new Huawei phones from carrying the Google Play app store, which means many of the most […]

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Companies cut ties with YouTuber David Dobrik amid misconduct allegations against his Vlog Squad

Advertisers are distancing themselves from prominent YouTuber David Dobrik and his ensemble of fellow content creators who call themselves the Vlog Squad, following multiple allegations of misconduct against members. Here’s what to know: Who is David Dobrik? The 24-year-old gained early fame on Vine, a now-defunct, short-form video app that is often seen as a […]


Apple loses copyright infringement claims against security startup Corellium

Transform 2021 Join us for the world’s leading event about accelerating enterprise transformation with AI and Data, for enterprise technology decision-makers, presented by the #1 publisher in AI and Data Learn More (Reuters) — A federal judge in Florida on Tuesday dismissed Apple’s copyright infringement claims against a Florida startup whose software helps security researchers […]

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Texas leads Republican attorneys general in new antitrust lawsuit against Google, targeting its advertising empire

Ten states led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google on Wednesday, alleging the tech giant illegally sought to suppress competition and reap massive profits from targeted advertisements placed across the Web. The lawsuit — filed in a Texas federal court and backed exclusively by Republicans — strikes at […]

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Justice Dept. Suit Says Facebook Discriminates Against U.S. Workers

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Justice Dept. Suit Says Facebook Discriminates Against U.S. Workers The lawsuit adds to Facebook’s woes in Washington, where the social network also faces antitrust questions. Outside the headquarters of Facebook, which the Justice Department accused of favoring immigrants over Americans when hiring.Credit…Jason […]