gaming
Nintendo is Being Sued for Copyright Theft Over the Switch and Joy-Con Design

The Switch has been a big success for Nintendo, and one of the reasons people like it to much is because you can pull it out of the dock and play it as a tablet. The Japanese games titan is now under fire for that particular bit of design, which now the subject of a copyright lawsuit. Read More >>

uber
Meet The UK Barrister Suing Uber To Make It Pay VAT

Jolyon Maugham, QC, believes Uber should be paying VAT in the UK. And he intends to prove it. Read More >>

amazon
Snuggie Maker Sues Amazon Over Counterfeit Blankets

Allstar Marketing Group—makers of the Snuggie (you know, the blanket with sleeves!)—is suing Amazon over trademark infringement because of all the Snuggie counterfeits that litter the online marketplace. Read More >>

streaming
Prince’s Estate Hates Tidal Just as Much as You Do 

Back in September 2015, Prince released his album Hit n Run Phase One exclusively through Tidal. At the time, the late musician lauded the streaming platform’s commitment to “the effort that real musicians put in 2 their craft 2 achieve the very best they can at this pivotal time in the music industry.” That all went to pieces on Tuesday, however, after Prince’s record label filed a federal lawsuit against Roc Nation, Tidal’s parent company. Read More >>

samsung
Samsung Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Note 7 Debacle

Three Galaxy Note 7 owners have filed a class-action lawsuit against Samsung in New Jersey. The lawsuit comes one week after Samsung officially recalled its Note 7 smartphone and ended production worldwide. Read More >>

yahoo
New Lawsuit Alleges Marissa Mayer Tried to Purge Yahoo of Men

A new lawsuit from a former Yahoo employee claims that CEO Marissa Mayer tried to purge the company of men. The lawsuit, filed by Scott Ard in San Jose federal court, accuses Mayer of fostering “the use of (an employee performance rating system) to accommodate management’s subjective biases and personal opinions, to the detriment of Yahoo’s male employees”. Read More >>

Tesla
Customers Sue Telsa Because ‘Insane Mode’ Not Insane Enough

According to 126 Tesla customers, the Model S saloon P85D performance version's “insane mode” isn’t as insane as the company claims. Read More >>

twitter
Investor Sues Twitter For Not Being Popular Enough

On Friday, Twitter shareholder Doris Shenwick filed a lawsuit against the company for allegedly misleading investors about its growth projections. Read More >>

samsung
A Man Allegedly Burned by the Galaxy Note 7 Is Suing Samsung

A Florida man who claimed to suffer severe burns when his Galaxy Note 7 exploded in his pocket is now suing Samsung. Jonathan Strobel of Boca Raton is the first to file a lawsuit against Samsung after the company officially recalled the latest addition to the Note series on Thursday. Read More >>

Tesla
Tesla Says an Oil Executive Tried to Impersonate Elon Musk With a Lame Yahoo Email Address

Elon Musk doesn’t seem like somebody whose shoes you’d want to be in lately — he’s had a number of terrible, horrible, no good, very bad days — but one oil executive allegedly tried to make it happen anyway. Read More >>

sex
Smart Sex Toy Maker Sued for Sneakily Collecting ‘Intimate’ Data

When it comes to gadgets, few bonds are more sacred than the one shared by a sex toy and its user. Sadly, one woman claims her smartphone-connected vibrator betrayed that love, sending (extremely) personal data to Canadian dildo maker Standard Innovation. Read More >>

wtf
Everyone Involved in This £1.3 Million Grumpy Cat Lawsuit Sucks Except for the Cat

The value of internet celebrity is hard to assess, but a new motion filed by the owners of the animal star known as Grumpy Cat seeks to do just that. In it, the holders of the “GRUMPY CAT” trademark have asked a court to triple a requested $600,000 award (£450k) over alleged copyright infringement of a goddamn cat. Read More >>

wtf
French Official Threatens to Sue For Posting Pictures of Police Officers Enforcing the Burkini Ban

Five cities, including Cannes and Nice, have now banned women from wearing burkinis, full body bathing suits worn by some Muslim women. The deputy mayor of Nice, Rudy Salles, told the BBC the ban was “a necessity” after the terrorist attacks in Nice earlier this summer. Read More >>

legal
Co-Founder Hits Hyperloop One With Explosive Lawsuit Alleging Assault, Defamation

Hyperloop One, the much-ballyhooed company formed with the goal of bringing the futuristic Hyperloop to fruition, has been hit by a whopper of a lawsuit from none other than co-founder and chief technology officer Brogan BamBrogan. Read More >>