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Facebook class-action lawsuit involves nearly half of all Canadians

Canada's most popular social network is now the target of possibly the largest class-action lawsuit in the country's history, in terms of the sheer number of people included.Palo Alto, Calif.-based Facebook Inc. is

Published on: July 6th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Four free and feature-rich Web voice mail services

Over the past few years, Web-based voice mail services have been adding features that go beyond just storing your messages online. Most can automatically transcribe recorded messages. And some have evolved into virtual

Published on: May 4th, 2010 Howard Wen

How to buy used software without getting screwed

Used software offers an opportunity for both the seller and the buyer to operate more cost effectively--an important consideration given the state of the economy. However, while every penny counts and saving money

Published on: May 4th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Microsoft moments — good, bad and ugly

The year is 1975. Gerald Ford is in the White House, South Vietnam falls, Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in the "Thrilla in Manila" world championship boxing match, the late-night comedy show NBC's

Published on: March 25th, 2010 Preston Gralla

Eye for an eye – Toronto firm triumphs as U.S. court orders Microsoft to stop selling Word

Toronto-based i4i Inc. won't rule out taking further legal action against Microsoft Corp. in Canada after a Texas judge ordered the software giant to stop selling Microsoft Word.i4i makes software for document management

Published on: August 13th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Intel earnings beat out economy woes

Download our latest podcast here.See all of our Podcasts or subscribe hereDespite the ongoing financial crisis that is weighing down some tech companies, Intel earnings were up in the third quarter, narrowly beating

Published on: October 15th, 2008 IDG News Service

Download TV shows online…for free

Video is all over the Web, and no wonder. With the advent of superfast broadband connections running at over 5Mbit/sec., widescreen monitors that have finally replaced the boxy CRTs of the past and

Published on: January 24th, 2008 John Brandon

RIM faces fresh patent fight

Less than two months after the resolution of its patent dispute with NTP, Research in Motion Inc. is facing a new threat from U.S. mobility company Visto Corp.Brian Bogosian, Visto chairman, president and

Published on: June 2nd, 2006 Neil Sutton

RIM faces fresh patent fight

Less than two months after the resolution of its patent dispute with NTP, Research in Motion Inc. is facing a new threat from U.S. mobility company Visto Corp.Brian Bogosian, Visto chairman, president and

Published on: May 1st, 2006 Neil Sutton

Supreme Court rules against RIM in BlackBerry battle

At press time, the highest court in the U.S. had shot down Research In Motion's request to review a previous ruling in the high-profile patent infringement case against the BlackBerry maker.RIM had asked

Published on: March 6th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

Supreme Court rules against RIM in BlackBerry battle

The highest court in the U.S. on Monday shot down Research In Motion’s request to review a previous ruling in the high profile patent infringement case against the BlackBerry maker. RIM had asked

Published on: January 23rd, 2006 Sarah Lysecki

2005: Year in Review

JANUARY: Patent problemsAnother year, another 12 months of litigation woes for BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. as the infringement lawsuit launched by holding company NTP Inc. in 2001 dragged on. The high

Published on: December 23rd, 2005 ITBusiness Staff

RIM loses NTP settlement fight

A lawyer for NTP Inc. said Wednesday the holding firm will seek to re-confirm an earlier injunction and collect approximately US$240 million in damages following a U.S. court decision that struck down both

Published on: November 30th, 2005 Sarah Lysecki

News Briefs – Cygnal Technologies Corp.

Cygnal Technologies Corp. won a court fight last month that will prohibit a rival company started by a former employee from approaching its customers.An Ontario Superior Court granted an injunction restraining unfair competition

Published on: September 26th, 2005 Shane Schick

Cygnal wins injunction against former employee

Cygnal Technologies Corp. won a court fight Wednesday that will prohibit a rival company started by a former employee from approaching its customers. An Ontario Superior Court granted an injunction restraining unfair competition

Published on: August 3rd, 2005 Shane Schick