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U.S. government settles software piracy case

Summary: The Army used thousands more copies of a system than what they paid for, and tried to hack the software to get around the licenses, the software company alleges. The government is...

December 2, 2013 by Larry Seltzer

10 years of defending Linux's legalities: Groklaw

Summary: A decade ago, SCO attacked Linux but it hadn't counted on running into a paralegal turned legal journalist named Pamela Jones and her Website Groklaw.

May 28, 2013 by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

A new Mac Pro or JBOP, just a bunch of peripherals?

Summary: Apple appears to have forgotten its professional content-creation and high-performance computing customers, something that worried Mac managers at the recent Macworld/iWorld Expo....

February 10, 2013 by David Morgenstern

The Hackintosh is back; say hello to projectQ

Summary: After some fits and starts in 2008 and 2009 by Psystar and some cheap Dell netbooks, the low-cost hackintosh may be coming soon to a screen near you.

February 5, 2013 by Jason D. O'Grady

Apple releases Mac OS 10.6.8 update; required for Lion

Summary: Apple yesterday released Mac OS 10.6.8 and its a big deal because it's required to upgrade to Lion. Back up, repair permissions and install it from the 1.3GB combo updater.

June 24, 2011 by Jason D. O'Grady

OS X Everywhere? Not likely.

Summary: OS X Server may be a great product, but Apple releasing it into the wild just doesn't seem to be in the cards, despite the wishful thinking of its supporters.

November 9, 2010 by David Chernicoff

Kinect open source drivers coming on nicely

Summary: It seems that Adafruit's $3,000 bounty for open source for Microsoft Kinect hands-free game controller might already have been won.

November 8, 2010 by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

Apple's base strategy deployed against FSF

Summary: Killing an app because it has a GPL license and your store policies conflict with the GPL is a base strategy. The Free Software Foundation made a political complaint. Apple acted in...

May 27, 2010 by By Dana Blankenhorn for Linux and Open Source | May 28, 2010 -- 06:16 GMT (23:16 PDT)

Will Apple be the next SCO or the next Microsoft?

Summary: If Apple can settle these suits under favorable terms it can also win patent peace with Microsoft. This would free it to create iPhones as the market directs, rather than within constraint...

March 8, 2010 by By Dana Blankenhorn for Linux and Open Source | March 9, 2010 -- 05:56 GMT (21:56 PST)

Apple HTC lawsuit: If I can't get my Nexus One...

Summary: Last week we heard that the Google Nexus One is most likely coming to Verizon in March based on the FCC's approval of a CDMA version of the phone. It might even be offered cheaply at Walmart!

March 2, 2010 by By Christopher Dawson for Googling Google | March 2, 2010 -- 20:12 GMT (12:12 PST)

Apple sues HTC over patent infringements

Summary: Today sees Apple's legal hounds take on handset maker HTC. Apple claims the company is infringing on nearly two dozen iPhone patents.

March 2, 2010 by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes