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Oklahoma AG: Company Selling Copyright-Infringed Software to Schools

The owners of a Ninnekah, Okla., computer company have been charged with allegedly selling computers containing copyright-infringed software to school districts and city and county governments in southwestern Oklahoma, according to the office of state Attorney General Scott Pruitt. Craig Computer owners Ray …

Video Game Teaches Kids About Money, Asset Protection and Life

If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money. Minecraft, a video game phenomenon with over 100 million …

California AG Sues Apparel Makers in China and India over Pirated Software

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris filed lawsuits on Thursday against two international apparel manufacturers for gaining an unfair advantage over American companies by using pirated software in the production of clothing imported and sold in the state. The companies, …

Court Bans Microsoft’s Xbox 360, Windows 7 from German Market

A court in Mannheim, Germany ruled on Wednesday that Microsoft infringed Motorola Mobility’s patents and ordered Microsoft to remove its Xbox 360 gaming consoles and Windows 7 operating system software from the German market. Judge Holger Kircher said Microsoft breached …

Lawsuit Claims Microsoft Tracks Customers Without Consent

Microsoft allegedly tracks the location of its mobile customers even after users request that tracking software be turned off, according to a new lawsuit. The proposed class action, filed in a Seattle federal court Wednesday, says Microsoft intentionally designed camera …

Skype Sued in U.S. by Luxembourg Firm Alleging Patent Infringement

Internet video phone company Skype Inc. was sued in U.S. federal court Thursday for infringing the patents of a Luxembourg company, which has filed similar lawsuits against Skype in Europe. The lawsuit in the District of Delaware comes a month …