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Google may be facing a lawsuit due to Pixel 3 hardware issues

Google's history with smartphone manufacturing isn't long, but it has had its share of issues. Earlier this year, Google and Huawei started paying out settlements for a lawsuit regarding Nexus 6P bootloops. The original Google Pixel also suffered from hardware issues, resulting in another settlement. The company could potentially face another lawsuit, this time concerning...

[Update 2: Settlement Checks Sent] Google will pay up to $500 to Pixel owners with defective microphones

The Google Pixel and the Pixel XL were, for the most part, exceptional devices when they launched back in 2016. They were the first devices to mark the death of the Nexus legacy, and also signified a big change of direction for Google in several aspects. Nowadays, they're still receiving love---they even have Android Q!...

Google may be facing class-action lawsuit over Location History tracking

Recently, it was found that despite users switching off location history on their Android smartphones, Google was storing some location data of users on their servers. This isn't the first time they've been questioned over similar practices, though it doesn't appear anything came of it that time. Previously, the company said "You can turn off...

WhatsApp sends Cease & Desists for apps that use native Android APIs

WhatsApp is one of the most popular applications available on smartphones to date with over a billion active users per day. Bought by Facebook back in 2014 for $19 billion, skeptics feared how the application would be managed from there on out. Fortunately for users, it seems that little has changed despite some concerning developments...

One month to go until GDPR: What you need to know

General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR] is the largest shake-up in consumer data protection law in recent history. If you're a developer, web admin, business owner, or user who operates/resides in the EU, GDPR will affect your digital life in one way or another. Even if you’re based in the U.S. or elsewhere, you’ll feel its...

One Class Action Lawsuit Against LG’s Bootloop Issue Has Been Compelled Into Arbitration

Bootloops on LG devices are as infamous as they are common, often being used in arguments against the merit of devices manufactured by LG. LG had admitted that the bootloops were hardware related on the G4 and had promised to repair the affected devices "under full warranty". But despite LG supposedly figuring out the issue, the...

Google Facing Potential Lawsuit Over Nexus 6P Early Shutdown and Bootloop Issues

After LG was taken to court over the infamous bootloop issue on its devices like the LG G4, LG G5, Nexus 5X, LG V10 and LG V20, it seems Google may be next in line to face the court's gavel. A law firm in the US, Chimicles & Tikellis LLP (C&T), is investigating a potential class action...

Qualcomm Shares Opinion on the Recent Apple Lawsuit: “Apple’s Claims are Baseless”

Qualcomm has been under some fire all around the world recently due to their business practices. Thanks to an anti-monopoly investigation, Qualcomm agreed to pay China over $900 million towards the end of 2015. They were also accused of violating antitrust rules within Europe that same year. >We saw Qualcomm agree to pay a $7.5 million fine to settle...

Qualcomm Accused of Antitrust Violations in South Korea, Faces a $853 Million Fine

Qualcomm has faced antitrust accusations in multiple countries over the last few years. The company recently settled a big one within the country of China, and they were accused of similar allegations in the EU back in 2015 as well. Today, it's been announced that a regulator within South Korea wants to fine Qualcomm $853...

Google Employee Suing Google for its Confidentiality Policies

An anonymous Google employee has filed a lawsuit in the California Superior Court in San Francisco claiming that Google's confidentiality policies are essentially a "spying program". The man behind the lawsuit believes these policies violate the state of California's own labor laws, and they're trying to get something done about it. It's possible that this is the same employee who...

U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Samsung Over Apple in Latest Appeal

There are multiple lawsuit cases going back and forth between Samsung and Apple right now. At the end of last month, we learned that Samsung was denied an appeal against Apple in regards to their slide-to-unlock, quick links and auto-correct patents. On this case, Samsung can either pay the $119.6 million, or attempt to take it to...