A federal judge has postponed the sentencing of Sanjay Kumar, the embattled former chief executive of Computer Associates International Inc. who pled guilty in April to obstruction of justice and securities fraud charges related to the company’s $2.2 billion accounting scandal.
A group of bondholders has asked a bankruptcy court to revisit a ruling that adjourned the group’s motion to require Adelphia Communications Corp. to pay its secured bank debt sooner rather than later.
Two weeks after Research In Motion revealed that it was reviewing its stock options-granting practices, law firm Keller Rohrback LLP is spearheading a shareholder derivative investigation into the Blackberry maker.
Microsoft Corp. helped trigger a copyright infringement lawsuit against IBM Corp. by agreeing to back an investment in SCO Group Inc., a Unix vendor that says the Linux operating system is stacked with stolen code, according to court documents.
After recently licensing its patent portfolio to a Web analytics firm, NetRatings Inc. wasted no time in shooting off another round of infringement suits over patents covering the analysis of computer usage and activity information.
Amid the European Commission’s ongoing crackdown on anti-competitive practices in the telecommunications industry, an association of telecom operators and their suppliers is calling for regulators to be given the power to enable “functional separation” among market incumbents.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has once again filed a patent infringement lawsuit against a major high-tech company, this time suing semiconductor maker Micron Technology Inc. for allegedly violating a fabrication technology patent.
As part of its effort to fight copyright lawsuits related to its Google Print book-scanning project, Google Inc. is seeking to subpoena information from Yahoo Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Amazon Inc.
A federal jury has awarded $8.5 million to a small Internet technology company after it proved a rival violated its patent and lied to customers about selling their personal information.
A drawn-out trade secrets case against Motorola Inc. got underway Thursday in Florida county court, more than three years after a tiny start-up accused the communications giant of stealing GPS technology worth billions of dollars.
The head of Sun Microsystems Inc. has sent a letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission requesting that his blog entries be counted toward corporate disclosure requirements.
The founders of rival California-based cell phone chip companies Qualcomm Inc. and Broadcom Corp. failed to reach a settlement regarding 10 pending patent lawsuits in a judge-ordered face-off in federal court Wednesday.
A consumer electronics company has filed a lawsuit against rival Directed Electronics Inc., saying it got satellite radio giant Sirius to go along with its anti-competitive tactics to establish dominance in the satellite receiver market.
The verdict handed down on Wednesday in favor of Japanese electronics giant Toshiba is likely far worse that Citron could ever have imagined when it initiated the litigation.
A small yet aggressive Texas patent holding company has shot off a suit against Mitsubishi that accuses it of using sales and marketing tactics on a series of company websites that infringe the holding company's patents.
Though the emerging nanotechnology industry’s impact on human lives is potentially huge, as of now the FDA is not nearly as equipped as it should be to deal with it, according to a report released on Thursday.
An internal investigation revealing irregularities with California tech giant Apple Computer Inc.'s past stock option grants has made it the latest company to face the scrutiny of federal prosecutors.
Saying Echostar Communications has a substantial case on the merits, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit blocked a permanent injunction Tuesday that would have forced the company to stop selling and turn off about four million of its digital video recorders.
California Attorney General Bill Lockyer has indicted former Hewlett-Packard chairwoman Patricia C. Dunn and four other people for their role in the “pretexting” scandal that has rocked the Silicon Valley giant.
Beleaguered computer company Dell Inc. has come across yet another headache, this one the result of a proposed class action that accuses it of misleading its 401(k) participants.