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Ravel Law Offers New Way to Do Legal Research

Ravel Law Presents: Increasing Access to American Case Law Through Technology from Ravel Law on Vimeo. Summary: Ravel Law hopes to add something new in the legal research world. Can Ravel Law make a dent in the big data world dominated by Westlaw and LexisNexis? That’s an exciting question spurned on by a recent profile […]

Sony’s Attempt to Trademark ‘Let’s Play’ Hits Resistance

Sony’s Attempt to Trademark ‘Let’s Play’ Hits Resistance

Summary: One law firm that deals with trademark and copyright issues in the video game industry is trying to prevent Sony from taking “Let’s Play” as their trademark. The term “Let’s Play” has been used for years by anyone referring to playing and recording video games. Sony is attempting to take this term and patent […]

Uber Hit With Racketeering Lawsuit in Michigan

Uber Hit With Racketeering Lawsuit in Michigan

Summary: Uber has been hit with another lawsuit from a more traditional transportation company that is upset the digital company doesn’t have to follow the same laws. A Detroit company is fighting against Uber’s ability to get around laws. Entertainment Express, a limousine and party bus based in Dearborn Heights, had its own operating license […]

Class Action Accuses Fitbit of False Advertising

Class Action Accuses Fitbit of False Advertising

Summary: Fitbit has had a rough week–its stock tumbled and it was slapped with a class action lawsuit. Did Fitbit knowingly mislead users? That’s what a new lawsuit claims. The fitness company is facing a class action suit that alleges the PurePulse technology doesn’t accurately monitor heart rate, Time reports. PurePulse uses LED lights to monitor […]

Class Action Accuses Fitbit of False Advertising

Class Action Accuses Fitbit of False Advertising

Summary: Fitbit has had a rough week–its stock tumbled and it was slapped with a class action lawsuit. Did Fitbit knowingly mislead users? That’s what a new lawsuit claims. The fitness company is facing a class action suit that alleges the PurePulse technology doesn’t accurately monitor heart rate, Time reports. PurePulse uses LED lights to monitor […]

FTC Accuses Luminosity of Bogus Advertising

Summary: The FTC has ruled Luminosity must pay $2 million for its unsubstantiated brain improvement claims. Is it time to cancel your Luminosity subscription? That depends on if you’re doing it to stave off Alzheimer’s or to sharpen your mind. According to the Federal Trade Commission, the well-known brain game website’s claims of mental improvement are […]

FTC Accuses Luminosity of Bogus Advertising

Summary: The FTC has ruled Luminosity must pay $2 million for its unsubstantiated brain improvement claims. Is it time to cancel your Luminosity subscription? That depends on if you’re doing it to stave off Alzheimer’s or to sharpen your mind. According to the Federal Trade Commission, the well-known brain game website’s claims of mental improvement are […]

Making a Murderer Fans Attack Lawyer on Yelp

Making a Murderer Fans Attack Lawyer on Yelp

Summary: Fans of Making a Murderer wage war on the Yelp page of Ken Kratz, the former district attorney who prosecuted the show’s case. Fans of Netflix’s documentary, Making a Murderer, are looking for justice—and they’re using Yelp to get it. The documentary debuted earlier this month on the streaming service, and it focuses on […]

Making a Murderer Fans Attack Lawyer on Yelp

Making a Murderer Fans Attack Lawyer on Yelp

Summary: Fans of Making a Murderer wage war on the Yelp page of Ken Kratz, the former district attorney who prosecuted the show’s case. Fans of Netflix’s documentary, Making a Murderer, are looking for justice—and they’re using Yelp to get it. The documentary debuted earlier this month on the streaming service, and it focuses on […]

Making a Murderer Fans Attack Lawyer on Yelp

Making a Murderer Fans Attack Lawyer on Yelp

Summary: Fans of Making a Murderer wage war on the Yelp page of Ken Kratz, the former district attorney who prosecuted the show’s case. Fans of Netflix’s documentary, Making a Murderer, are looking for justice—and they’re using Yelp to get it. The documentary debuted earlier this month on the streaming service, and it focuses on […]

Man Who Hacked 100s of Celebrity Email Accounts, Stealing Scripts and Sex Tapes, Arrested

Man Who Hacked 100s of Celebrity Email Accounts, Stealing Scripts and Sex Tapes, Arrested

Summary: Man charged with hacking celebrity email accounts and computers, stealing scripts and sex tapes. In today’s high tech world, stealing private information becomes more insidious. A Bahamas-based hacker has accessed email accounts of 130 celebrities, managing to secure not only their email addresses and phone numbers, but also a list of social security numbers, […]

Uber Drivers Get a Break in Seattle

Uber Drivers Get a Break in Seattle

Summary: Seattle has passed a new law requiring companies like Uber to let their drivers form unions at the expense of the city. Seattle has become the first city in the country to allow ride-hailing drivers from companies such as Lyft and Uber to form unions over pay and working conditions. The City Council voted […]

Retiree Sues Apple and Wins

Retiree Sues Apple and Wins

Summary: A British retiree sues Apple after store staff wiped his phone without his permission.  In another David versus Goliath story, a retired man sued technology giant Apple and won. Deric White, 68, is a retired real estate developer. He sued Apple after staff at a flagship store wiped his phone without his permission last […]

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