A proposed class of shareholders sued Smith Micro Software Inc. on Wednesday in California, claiming the company lied about how the wireless industry's switch from 3G to 4G technology would affect business and accusing two executives of insider trading.
Time Warner Cable Inc. on Friday lost its bid to beat a proposed overtime class action brought by contracted cable installers, with an Ohio federal judge ruling that a question exists as to whether the workers were employees of the communications giant.
A top U.K. official called Thursday for an independent director to be assigned to the board of spun-off Sky News as part of News Corp.'s planned $13 billion acquisition of satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting Group PLC.
Signalife Inc. and six of its executives sought approval Wednesday for a $4 million settlement with plaintiffs in two proposed shareholder class actions accusing the medical device maker of misleading investors about the impending launch of a wireless heart monitor.
Qwest Corp. on Wednesday settled with network technicians who filed a class action against the telecom company for overtime wages, asking a federal judge in Minnesota to sign off on the nearly $1 million deal.
Mexico's antitrust watchdog said Wednesday that it had disqualified its chairman from voting on an appeal by Mexican wireless services company Telcel of a $1 billion antitrust fine, saying the recusal would ensure neutrality in the process.
Online toy retailer Generation Orange on Tuesday accused Radio Flyer Inc. and Target Corp. in California federal court of conspiring to muscle Generation Orange out of the market for Radio Flyer’s wagons and toys.
Viacom International Inc. on Thursday launched a suit in New York accusing Cablevision Systems Corp. of violating contract provisions, infringing copyrights and trademarks, and competing unfairly by streaming Viacom content on wireless devices like Apple Inc.’s iPad without authorization.
U.S. antitrust regulators on Thursday gave Apple Inc. the green light to bid in next week's auction for the highly sought-after patent portfolio held by bankrupt Canadian telecom Nortel Networks Corp.
The Netherlands on Wednesday reportedly became the second country in the world to approve a net neutrality law banning mobile Internet service providers from charging more for certain services.
The European Commission said Wednesday it had fined telecom Telekomunikacja Polska SA nearly €128 million ($184 million) for abusing its dominant position in the Polish market for broadband Internet service.
A Tennessee firefighters pension plan lodged a proposed class action Tuesday against Fushi Copperweld Inc., claiming the Chinese producer of bimetallic conductor products inflated its stock price by misstating earnings.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved the appointment of two separate committees to represent the interests of retirees and disabled employees of Nortel Networks Inc. as the defunct telecom prepares to modify, or potentially terminate, their benefit plans.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge and a Canadian judge on Friday ordered bankrupt telecom Nortel Networks Corp.'s U.S. and European affiliates to take their dispute over how to allocate $4 billion in proceeds from various asset sales to a mediator.
The chairman of a patent investment company told the Second Circuit on Monday that a lower court wrongly tossed his $500 million antitrust suit against telecom giants including Verizon Communications Inc., Cisco Systems Inc. and Ericsson Inc. for lack of standing.
The European Commission referred a proposed €3.16 billion ($4.52 billion) German cable merger to the German antitrust authorities on Friday over competition concerns, saying the sale could affect free TV services at housing associations across the country.
CommScope Inc. said Thursday that it had launched patent infringement suits in China, as well as legal proceedings in Brazil, targeting Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Ltd. over technology used in antennas for wireless networks.
The Ninth Circuit on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a writer’s copyright infringement suit alleging National Broadcasting Co. and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. ripped off his screenplay when they created the TV show “My Name is Earl.”
The U.S. International Trade Commission agreed on Thursday to take up Mosaid Technologies Inc.'s complaint alleging Cisco Systems Inc. illegally imported communication network equipment that infringed Mosaid patents.
Bankrupt telecom Nortel Networks Corp. announced Thursday that it would delay the auction for its coveted patent portfolio, worth at least $900 million, by one week to June 27.