Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category
When Paola Letizia’s “Pet Society” virtual home was broken into and cleaned out (except for the cat), she called the real Italian police — and they have responded by investigating this crime of “abusive and aggravated entry” into her Facebook and email accounts. “Pet Society” is a game by Playfish that allows players to furnish […]
When Twitter user “bwayanonymous” tweeted “Which Avenue Q cast member gave Marty Thomas crabs?,” Broadway actor Marty Thomas didn’t think it was very tweet-tastic. In fact, he found it defamatory and subsequently filed a lawsuit with the New York Supreme Court claiming the tweet was not only “malicious and false” but also seen by colleagues […]
When building a new venture, it can be helpful to look to others who have successfully maneuvered the entrepreneurship path. You can study which of their strategies worked and which didn’t and also invest yourself in their personal stories, drawing inspiration from all they have achieved. Here are three inspiring entrepreneurs who have been in […]
Inventions don’t have to be real to be cool. In honor of National Inventors Month, we’ve collected five of the coolest fictional inventions—the ones we most wish were real. Lightsaber – Star Wars No list of sci-fi or movie inventions is complete without the lightsaber. This Jedi weapon features a blade of energy that can […]
Without inventors, we wouldn’t have cars, televisions, computers, cell phones, or any of the other gadgets we depend on every day. So it’s only fitting to take a moment—or a month—to celebrate the mad scientists, crazy dreamers, and everyday innovators who are changing the world with their inventions. Hence, National Inventors Month. LegalZoom is joining […]
And the hits just keep on coming for Apple, Inc. Recently we’ve talked about reception problems with Apple’s iPhone 4, a possible class action over iPhone locking, and the US Copyright Office’s decision that jailbreaking an iPhone isn’t illegal; now there’s another legal action in the works against the software giant. On July 23, a […]
The newly released Apple iPhone 4 is already making a splash in legal news because of a “consumer investigation” by Sacramento, Calfornia firm Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff, LLP into “potential problems” with the phone’s release. The law firm, which has also sued Facebook over allegedly deceptive ads in Farmville and Mafia Wars, wants to talk […]
LimeWire LLC’s legal woes continue. The company, which makes software that enables users to share peer-to-peer (P2P) music files, is the defendant in a recent copyright infringement suit filed by eight of the most powerful music publishers in the industry, including EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group, and Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. […]
If you were one of the early admirers of the iPod Nano, you might be getting a check in the mail soon.
The class action lawsuit against Apple because first generation iPod Nanos scratched too easily has been settled.