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Former GTA developer sues Rockstar for $150 million

Former GTA developer sues Rockstar for $150 million In a press release issued today, Benzies claims that he was forced out of Rockstar and was denied royalties which amount to $150 million.Back in 2008, after years of working for the company, Benzies entered a long-term agreement — along with Rockstar founders Sam and Dan Houser — with Take-Two Interactive and Rockstar North.

Microsoft sues US government, asks court to declare secrecy orders unconstitutional

Microsoft sues US government, asks court to declare secrecy orders unconstitutional This isn’t meant to give the government carte blanche to spy on its citizens, and the law spells out the scenarios under which Section 2705(b) applies.This means that we effectively are prohibited forever from telling our customers that the government has obtained their data.

Former Valve Employee Sues For $3.1 Million, Alleging Wrongful Termination

Former Valve Employee Sues For $3.1 Million, Alleging Wrongful Termination A complex lawsuit was recently filed against Valve, in which a former employee is suing for $3.1 million in damages, alleging transgender discrimination, misclassification of employment, retaliation for whistle blowing, and more.

Eleven states sue Obama administration over new transgender school bathroom policy

Eleven states sue Obama administration over new transgender school bathroom policy public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.The lawsuit announced Wednesday accuses the Obama administration of "running roughshod over commonsense policies" that protect children.

600 million IP addresses are linked to this house in Kansas

600 million IP addresses are linked to this house in Kansas A couple who say that a company has registered their home as the position of more than 600 million IP addresses are suing the company for $75,000.James and Theresa Arnold, who live on a farm near Potwin, Kansas, say that MaxMind have made their lives "digital hell," the BBC reports.

FTC sues Qualcomm over chip licensing strategy, alleges antitrust abuses

FTC sues Qualcomm over chip licensing strategy, alleges antitrust abuses In its brief, the FTC argues that Qualcomm used its position to extort higher royalties from smartphone manufacturers.The FTC asserts that Qualcomm enforces a “No license, no chips,” policy in which it will not sell parts to a cell phone manufacturer unless the manufacturer agrees to its patent and licensing terms.

Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against major iPhone partner

Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against major iPhone partner The agreement essentially shut out every other manufacturer of baseband processors from the world's most popular smartphone, which the lawsuit says unfairly hampered competitors' development.(With the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple began producing some iPhones with Intel modems.

Johnny Depp apparently spends $2 million a month to live like Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp apparently spends $2 million a month to live like Johnny Depp A lawsuit battle between Johnny Depp and his former business management company has revealed more about the actor than any interview with Barbra Walters or Oprah Winfrey ever could.31, and disclosed some of the actor's surprising habits.

Jury Awards Zenimax Half A Billion Dollars In Oculus Lawsuit

Jury Awards Zenimax Half A Billion Dollars In Oculus Lawsuit A Dallas, Texas jury has awarded half a billion dollars to Zenimax.Apparently, Palmer Luckey didn’t comply with a non-disclosure agreement, according to Polygon.

D.C. police demand Facebook hand over data on Trump protesters

D.C. police demand Facebook hand over data on Trump protesters want Facebook to hand over data on protesters.Officers ask Facebook to tap into messages sent on the social network as well as messages sent on WhatsApp, which Facebook owns.

Melania Trump sues 'Daily Mail' for ruining her, um, chance to make millions

Melania Trump sues 'Daily Mail' for ruining her, um, chance to make millions While President Trump continues to churn up controversy over his potential business conflicts of interests while in the White House, First Lady Melania Trump's new lawsuit implies that an erroneous news story may have cost her the chance to make millions while serving as First Lady.The revelation comes from, of all places, Melania's own $150 million lawsuit against the Daily Mail for publishing an article in August 2016 (later retracted) that claimed her modeling career was simply cover for being an escort.

This TV company was spying on you until it was called out

This TV company was spying on you until it was called out Electronics company Vizio doesn't want its customers to believe it ran a giant spying operation, but the company's surrender to a recent lawsuit suggests otherwise.2 million on Monday to settle a lawsuit brought against them by the New Jersey government and the Federal Trade Commission.

Microsoft wins partial victory, can pursue lawsuit against U.S. government

Microsoft wins partial victory, can pursue lawsuit against U.S. government According to Microsoft, government gag orders that prevent the company from keeping customers informed infringe on Constitutional rights and should be prohibited.A little less than a year later, Microsoft has won a small victory, with a federal court ruling that the company can continue its lawsuit.

Google accuses Uber of stealing self-driving car secrets — 14,000 of them

Google accuses Uber of stealing self-driving car secrets — 14,000 of them In the lawsuit, Waymo claims a former employee may have stolen proprietary files — 14,000 of them, to be exact — and used them to start a new company, according to Bloomberg.“We take the allegations made against Otto and Uber employees seriously and we will review this matter carefully,” an Uber spokesperson told Bloomberg.

Nintendo puts a banana peel in the path of a real life 'Mario Kart' business

Nintendo puts a banana peel in the path of a real life 'Mario Kart' business The gaming giant filed a lawsuit Friday against go kart business MariCar (or Marika), which rents street-legal karts to customers for a tour of Tokyo.In a press release Nintendo claimed that the business blatantly simulated the popular racing games both in the name and in the costumes MariCar provides.

Jim Sterling Returns With A New Jimquisition About The Dismissed Lawsuit

Jim Sterling Returns With A New Jimquisition About The Dismissed Lawsuit Last week, the $10 million lawsuit against Jim Sterling was thrown out of court.This week, Sterling is back with much more to say.