Items tagged with settlement

Without admitting any wrongdoing, Intel has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit alleging that the Santa Clara chip maker manipulated benchmark scores for its first-generation Pentium 4... Read...
Well now, that was fast -- rather than let their legal beagles bark at each other in court, Apple and Bose came to terms on a settlement agreement that puts to rest the latter's clam that the former... Read...
Verizon will pay a hefty $7.4 million fine as part of a settlement agreement with the Federal Communications Commission to end an investigation into the wireless carrier's use of personal consumer information for marketing purposes without their... Read...
Apple may have to pay consumers up to $400 million as part of a settlement agreement it reached with New York Attorney Eric T. Schneiderman over the company's alleged involvement in a price fixing conspiracy. A federal court in New York found that... Read...
Four major technology firms agreed to pay a combined $324.5 million to settle what essentially boiled down to a wage-fixing lawsuit. Employees of Adobe, Apple, Google, and Intel alleged that their employers conspired to suppress salaries by secretly... Read...
A pair of healthcare organizations have agreed to pay a combined $4.8 million to settle charges that they potentially violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (otherwise known as HIPPA). The charges were the... Read...
If you've ever made an in-app purchase in Apple's App Store, be on the lookout for an email with instructions on how to request a refund. As part of an earlier settlement agreement, Apple is reaching out to iTunes users to give them a chance to... Read...
The good news for parents who sued Apple over what they claimed were hidden charges in children's game apps is that Apple agreed to settle the class action suit. However, in place of cold, hard cash, qualified class members who spent less than $30... Read...
Handset maker HTC avoided following in the footsteps of Samsung by recently signing a 10-year license agreement with Apple, thus avoiding a drawn out battle over patents. Samsung, of course, took the other route and was nailed with a $1.05 billion... Read...
LCD makers got caught with their hands in the cookie jar, so to speak, and now it's time to pay up. The State of California Department of Justice announced a $538 million settlement resulting from a lawsuit filed in October 2010 against 10 companies... Read...
A settlement has been reached in the "Kramer v B2Mobile, LLC and LeadClick Media, Inc." case in which cell phone owners may be eligible to receive up to $100 in compensation for receiving text spam. It could be the easiest C-note you ever 'earned,'... Read...
The Federal Trade Commission can close the books on its case against Intel, the world's largest chip maker, after the two sides were able to hammer out a settlement. Intel stood accused of anticompetitive practices, which is legal speak for being a bully in the marketplace, and under terms of the agreement, the... Read...
AMD and Intel haven't been the best of friends over the years. Like any true rivalry, the two have seen things differently for about as long as we can remember, and today things have seemingly come to a head. Way back in 2005, AMD filed an antitrust... Read...
Intel And AmberWave Systems Corporation Announce Settlement of Strained Silicon Patent Infringement Litigation and License Agreement SALEM, New Hampshire and SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 5, 2007 - Intel Corporation and AmberWave Systems Corporation... Read...
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