Apple isn't the only tech giant facing legal threats over the recent celebrity nude photo scandal, with Google now the subject of threatened legal action from a celebrity lawyer for allegedly not taking down the photos fast enough.
Australian telco Zen Telecom has been fined $225,000 by the Federal Court for breaching Australian Consumer Law (ACL) through misleading conduct, including falsely presenting itself on behalf of Telstra.
Controversial messaging app Snapchat will be hoping its latest legal troubles disappear in a snap, with two LA-based models filing a lawsuit in the Los Angeles Superior Court alleging the startup has misused their likeness to promote the app.
Valve, the company behind the massively popular gaming platform Steam, is facing legal action in the Federal Court of Australia for allegedly not providing Aussie customers with refunds.
All smartphones sold in the US state of California will soon be required to be equipped with a kill switch, allowing users to wipe data and lock their phones remotely, after a new bill passed law overnight.
Victoria is set to introduce new sexting laws in a bid to bring them up to date with modern technology, and ensure teens won't be placed on the sex offenders register.
Australia's cyber citizens have been relatively quiet amid the NSA snooping scandals that have engulfed pretty much every country across the globe - and it might just be time for them to do something.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors has made the stunning move of opening up its patents, in a bid to encourage other vechicle makers to make the switch to electric.
Samsung's ongoing patent war with Apple has got even more expensive but is still not over, with a US jury ordering the Korean tech giant to pay US$119.6 million (AU$128.8 million) to Apple overnight, though this is far less than what Apple had gone after.
Thirteen members of the hacking collective Anonymous have pleaded guilty to disabling Paypal's servers in 2010, after the payment site severed ties with Wikileaks.
The Australian Federal Police has announced plans to implement controversial new technology that will capture emails and other information sent in real time.
The biggest of Apple and Samsung's numerous legal tussles has potentially been resolved once and for all, with a jury ordering Samsung to pay Apple US$290 million.
Search giant Google is fast-tracking the replacement of a satellite image found on Google Maps that shows the body of a 14 year old boy shot and killed in the San Francisco Bay area in 2009.
US mobile carriers have rejected a smartphone “kill switch” that would disable a phone as soon as its stolen, with government officials accusing companies of “shaking down” customers for billions of dollars in insurance costs.
Queensland premier Campbell Newman has had his mobile phone number and home address leaked online amid bitter controversy over his new "fascist" anti-biking laws.
The anonymous drug haven Silk Road has been shut down by US authorities, who also arrested its notorious owner who now faces life in prison.
The ACCC has continued its pursuit of dodgy door-to-door sales practices, this time taking Origin Energy to court.
LinkedIn has launched legal action in the US, pressuring the US government to grant it permission to reveal how many data requests it has received from the National Security Agency (NSA).
Australia's consumer watchdog has launched Federal Court action against Australian Power and Gas (APG) over its door-to-door sales practices.
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