Archive for category: law

TinyCo Penalized $300,000 over Children’s Privacy
/ September 18, 2014 11:35 am
TinyCo Penalized $300,000 over Children’s Privacy

GamesIndustryBiz reports “The Federal Trade Commission has handed out a heavy fine to mobile developer TinyCo after it deemed the company to have broken laws regarding child privacy in its games.” . Read More

Nvidia files Copyright Suit against Samsung, Qualcomm
/ September 5, 2014 3:43 pm
Nvidia files Copyright Suit against Samsung, Qualcomm

GamesIndustryBiz reports “Nvidia has filed a patent suit against Samsung and Qualcomm, the first time the company has started legal proceedings of this kind.” . Read More

AccuRadio Raises $2.5 million in “Series A” Funding
/ September 5, 2014 1:30 pm
AccuRadio Raises $2.5 million in “Series A” Funding

Pioneering online radio property AccuRadio — led by CEO Kurt Hanson, COO John Gehron and EVP/Programming Paul Maloney — has raised a “Series A” round of $2.5 million from L.A.-based NantWorks LLC, headed by successful entrepreneur Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong. . Read More

Statement from Aereo CEO and Founder Chet Kanojia on United States Supreme Court Decision
/ June 26, 2014 5:15 am
Statement from Aereo CEO and Founder Chet Kanojia on United States Supreme Court Decision

Here is the statement in its entirety from Aereo CEO and Founder Chet Kanojia on yesterday's United States Supreme Court decision: “Today’s decision by the United States Supreme Court is a massive setback for the American consumer...". Read More

NY Times: Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Broadcasters’ Challenge
/ June 25, 2014 10:23 am
NY Times: Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Broadcasters’ Challenge

The NY Times reports that the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that Aereo, a streaming video service, violated copyright laws by "capturing broadcast signals on miniature antennas and delivering them to subscribers for a fee." . Read More

Nintendo Triumphs another Patent Battle over Wii Controls
/ June 17, 2014 2:03 pm
Nintendo Triumphs another Patent Battle over Wii Controls

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Nintendo today happily stated that it has defeated yet another corporation that had claimed the Wii was invading one of its technology patents. A federal appeals court confirmed on June 13 that a patent declared against Nintendo by Triton Tech of Texas, LLC is invalid. . Read More

Insight Venture Partners Takes Majority Interest in Security Intelligence Company FireMon
/ June 12, 2014 5:42 pm
Insight Venture Partners Takes Majority Interest in Security Intelligence Company FireMon

VentureBeat reports that Venture Capitalist firm Insight Venture Partners is taking a majority interest in cyber security purveyor FireMon, which has observed a massive 120 percent growth since Q1 of last year. FireMon focuses on software packages that manage security systems and keep customers in agreement with privacy laws. Read More

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