Oculus owes ZeniMax $500 million after founder Palmer Luckey breaks NDA (Updated)

UPDATE: Two things, as we’ve received clarification from a PR rep. First, the total Zenimax in the suit was actually $6 billion, with $4 billion towards punitive and $2 billion to actual damages. Second, Oculus released this statement. “The heart of this case was about whether Oculus stole ZeniMax’s trade secrets, and the jury found decisively […]

Google could go to court over Alphabet name

Before Larry Page and Sergey Brin announced the existence of Alphabet, one would assume the two did their homework to make sure the name was actually available. Well, turns out it isn’t; in fact, not only has the domain already been scooped up, but the Alphabet trademark already belongs to another (and very unexpected) company. And, […]

Net neutrality scores a win in FCC vote

A proposal to protect net neutrality was approved on Thursday by the FCC in a 3-to-2 vote that could establish strict rules for the open Internet. The decision will reclassify Internet service providers under the same Title II restrictions covering phone lines, while also prohibiting paid fast lanes, throttling and more. “We cannot have a […]