The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.
Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.
Technically Incorrect: In Britain, it seems the judiciary can be injudicious when it comes to using technology at work.
Judge Lucy Koh in August rejected the companies' initial $324.5 million offer to settle the case accusing four Silicon Valley giants of conspiring to stay away from each other's employees.
A pair of class-action lawsuits, alleging anticompetitive behavior related to Android handsets, have been dismissed in a California court.
The U.S. International Trade Commission says Samsung infringes on a pair of Apple patents with some of its older phones.
Following an iPad rollout that went wrong, the school district is considered legal action against Apple and another company involved in the project, says the LA Times.
The ride-hailing company changes its service and lowers its fees in Frankfurt and Munich to comply with local regulations. It's already agreed to similar alterations in Berlin, Duesseldorf and Hamburg.
Unhappy with the royalty rate set by a judge, the search giant argues that a jury should have determined the figure.
Technically Incorrect: A San Francisco man insists that he was so high on meth that he believed he wasn't entering an apartment building but leaving Earth, which was about to be destroyed.