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By Christopher Price on May 31, 2012
Sony may become the first company to be hit with class-action lawsuit for detrimental reliance over committing, then retracting, promised Android 4.0 upgrade.
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By Humberto Saabedra on October 27, 2011
Following its week-long service outage earlier this month, a new class-action lawsuit has been filed in California against BlackBerry manufacturer and service provider Research In Motion which is being applied to all US customers with active BlackBerry service and corporate service contracts. The suit alleges that RIM earns $3.4 million in revenue per day from […]
By Humberto Saabedra on October 6, 2010
Motorola has filed suit with the International Trade Commission alleging that Apple has violated 18 of its patents covering WCDMA, GPRS, 802.11 and more radio antenna designs. Others cover wireless email, proximity sensing, software application management, location-based services and multi-device synchronization. The official statement follows below. Apple has yet to respond to the suit. â€œMotorola […]
By Christopher Price on January 5, 2009
Sprint recently settled an Early Termination Fee (ETF) class action suit. Unfortunately for consumers, it’s a very raw deal… except to the class action attorneys involved. And, it’s quite broad, covering customers from 1999 all the way to 2008. The settlement makes a bunch of branching paths, but basically it says that you are entitled […]
By Fahad Khan on March 9, 2008
T â€“ Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Virgin Mobile USA and Helio have been sued by Intellect Wireless Inc. for patent infringement. The lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The Texas based company, Intellect Wireless, has accused the companies for infringing wireless image messaging patents. The three patents […]
By Christopher Price on September 27, 2005
Though placed on their web site over a month ago, Verizon has finally re-posted their settlement terms for the Motorola V710 class action suit. The settlement does offer a refund of the purchase price of the device and all Verizon accessories, as well as a refund of any early termination fees for people who left […]
By Christopher Price on July 29, 2005
RCR Wireless News, in reporting Nextel Partners’ latest financial results, is also reporting that Nextel Partners is withdrawing their lawsuit against Nextel. http://www.rcrnews.com/news.cms?newsId=23569 From the story: “Nextel Partners also reported it has withdrawn its lawsuit against Nextel Communications Inc. while it works with an arbitration panel to settle disagreements between the two carriers.” The financial […]
By Christopher Price on July 25, 2005
On Friday, July 21, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) sued major wireless carriers, namely Sprint, T-Mobile, and Nextel for what it claims are deceptive advertising practices. There’s just one problem with this claim. Where’s the deception? http://www.nyc.gov/html/dca/html/pr_072105.html In that press release, the DCA accuses carriers of specifically violating the NYC Consumer […]
By Christopher Price on July 15, 2005
Today iPCS (a Sprint PCS affiliate) filed suit against Sprint on the grounds that, like UbiquiTel, Nextel’s inclusion in Sprint violates Sprint Nextel’s no-competition clauses in their affiliate agreements.