A California federal judge dismissed a proposed class action Thursday accusing Sirius XM Radio Inc. of charging customers more than it had promised in advertisements, ruling a Colorado resident could not bring a claim under New York consumer protection law.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday began investigating public financing the city of Miami and Miami-Dade County are providing for the Miami Marlins' new stadium, which is being partially funded by nearly $500 million in stadium and parking bonds.
A Croatian author and journalist sued Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie in Illinois federal court on Friday, claiming the actress cribbed the plot of his book set during the Bosnian Civil War for her upcoming directorial debut, “In the Land of Blood and Honey.”
Fashion photographer Akos Simon settled his copyright suit against cosmetics retailer Sephora USA Inc. on Friday, resolving allegations that the retail chain unlawfully copied his photos in two recent advertising campaigns.
Lee Enterprises Inc., the publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and dozens of other daily newspapers across the country, is planning a prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing as part of a plan to refinance about $1 billion in debt, the company announced Friday.
Magic Johnson has partnered with the CEO of financial services firm Guggenheim Partners LLC to place a bid on the bankrupt Los Angeles Dodgers, the former Los Angeles Lakers star announced Friday.
A Washington state judge Thursday granted a former Boeing Co. worker’s request to dismiss his False Claims Act suit accusing the aerospace giant of improperly converting military technology for civilian use, months after the Ninth Circuit denied him Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protection for media leaks.
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. does not need to provide file-sharing site Hotfile Corp. with information about the studio's investigation into whether, as part of anti-piracy efforts, Warner deleted files from Hotfile for which the studio does not hold the copyright, a judge ruled Thursday.
A founder of an Internet electronics supplier who helped in investigators’ Google Inc. AdWords marketing probe, which was settled for $500 million, was sentenced Friday to a 70-month prison sentence for his role in a scheme that defrauded over 80 businesses.
A California federal judge refused Thursday to force Electronic Arts Inc. to produce a key document in a suit brought by a class of video game purchasers claiming EA stifles competition by maintaining exclusive licensing deals with the National Football League and other football organizations.
The European Commission and 28 major technology, media and online companies including Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. have formed a coalition aimed at making the Internet safer for children, the European Union announced Thursday.
The U.K.'s Office of Fair Trading will launch an investigation into Groupon Inc. after its daily deals website was found to have repeatedly violated the U.K.'s advertising code, regulators announced Friday.
An advertising industry self-regulator told Verizon Communications Inc. on Thursday to stop asserting that its FiOS TV was rated first in high-definition picture quality, following Comcast Cable Communications LLC's complaint that the claim was unsubstantiated.
A California federal judge on Friday ordered Netflix Inc. to proceed to private mediation in consolidated litigation accusing it of violating the Video Privacy Protection Act by storing the financial information and viewing history of a class of former customers who have canceled their accounts.
The U.S. Department of Justice signed off Friday on Google Inc.'s acquisition of online advertising service provider Admeld Inc., reportedly worth $400 million, after concluding website publishers had enough other options that the deal would not substantially impede competition.
The widow and children of iconic reggae singer Bob Marley sued the deceased musician's half-brother in Florida federal court Wednesday, accusing him of exploiting Marley's trademarked name and image to promote a music festival and various other ventures.
A film production company and its owner on Thursday lodged a malpractice suit against Davis & Gilbert LLP, claiming the law firm botched the copyright and trademark application process for a dance documentary, costing the company millions.
Verizon Wireless has reached an agreement to buy wireless spectrum licenses from SpectrumCo LLC — a joint venture between cable companies Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks — for $3.6 billion, the cellular company announced Friday.
A U.K. appeals court ruled Thursday that an image rights agreement between Manchester United player Wayne Rooney and his former management agency was unenforceable, finding the agreement restricted the soccer star’s freedom to earn an income.
A Texas federal judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss a class action brought by Super Bowl XLV ticket holders who were denied seats at the game, saying it was too early to toss the plaintiffs' breach of contract claims against the National Football League.