Big Tech has an IP theft problem
Whether or not one finds the idea of a metaverse exhilarating or creepy, Facebook has not been a company that inspires much affection for quite a while, thanks to its data privacy controversies. So when the company recently announced it was changing its name to Meta (inspired by the concept of the metaverse), the mocking memes were quick to proliferate.
Among the many jokes made at Meta’s expe
WeChat copyrights app notification sound in China
China's Tencent has won an appeal to trademark its notification beeping sound on its social media services, making it the first company to be granted a sound trademark registration through a judicial proceeding in China.
Apple sued by voice artist behind Hebrew Siri
A woman who provided her voice as the Hebrew version of Siri has sued Apple because iPhone users are making Siri say inappropriate things.
Eminem wins lawsuit for sound-alike song used in political ad
Eminem has won a lawsuit against a New Zealand political party for using a sound-alike song that is too similar to the rapper's hit song, Lose Yourself, in their political advertisement in 2014. The National Party has appealed for the damages to be reduced and will pay NZ$225,000 instead of NZ$600,000.