Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.
New ruling in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank means firms must do more to advance 'abstract' software claims to receive a patent.
Less than a week before Aereo faces the Supreme Court bench, the company that streams over-the-air broadcast TV launches a site with support for its own arguments.
The streaming-TV startup's new legal tack embraces the ruling against it, arguing that the decision means Aereo deserves the same copyright license cable companies get.
The streaming-TV startup isn't giving up, but it will take a break as a suit seeking to shut it down goes back to a lower court.
The court was loud and clear: Aereo's streaming TV business is illegal. But the decision raises more questions than it answers.
The US Supreme Court rules against the streaming-TV service, in a 6-3 split opinion that effectively requires Aereo to pay copyright fees or shut down.
The high court issues a decision on two cases related to police searches of mobile phones, calling modern cell phones "not just another technological convenience."
Should it be considered a crime or free speech when a person threatens to kill someone on social media?
Modern smartphones carry a trove of personal information. The nation's top court weighs the nuances of police using them to gather evidence without first getting a warrant.