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SiriusXM To Pay SoundExchange $150 Million Settlement

Hypebot reports: "SoundExchange and SiriusXM have settled their years-long litigation surrounding outstanding claims for unpaid and underpaid royalties from January 2007 through December 2017...

ZTE fined $1 billion

Tech Crunch reports: "After much negotiation with the Trump Administration, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross confirmed this morning that ZTE,  the Chinese telecommunications giant, has agreed...

China’s Huawei Denies It Collected or Stored Facebook User Data

Billboard reports: "Chinese phone maker Huawei said Wednesday it has never collected or stored Facebook user data, after the social media giant acknowledged it shared...

PUBG sues Epic, claiming Fortnite copied PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Venture Beat reports: "A long-simmering dispute between Fortnite developer Epic Games and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer PUBG Corp. is moving to the next stage, as...

Facebook and Google hit with $7.8 billion in lawsuits on day...

The Verge reports: "On the first day of GDPR enforcement, Facebook and Google have been hit with a raft of lawsuits accusing the companies of...

Samsung Must Pay Apple $539 Million for Copying iPhone Parts

Billboard reports: "A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure...

Spotify’s Class-Action Settlement Approved

Variety reports: "A federal judge on Tuesday granted final approval to a settlement on Spotify’s long-running class-action lawsuits. The news was first reported in The Hollywood...

Spotify, Apple, Google, Amazon, Orchard, Deezer, Others Sued For Copyright Infringement

Hypebot reports: "Sony, Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Google, Microsoft, Orchard, Deezer, Shazam, MediaNet, CD Universe and Saavn are being sued for copyright infringement by a...
Facebook inches closer to China with Tencent poach

Mark Zuckerberg’s meeting with the European Parliament will now be live-streamed

The Verge reports: "The president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, has announced that his meeting with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tomorrow is no longer behind...

10K Radio Stations File BMI Lawsuit To Pay Songwriters Less, PRO...

Hypebot reports: "The Radio Music License Committee, which represents more than 10,000 commercial radio stations in the US, has filed a petition in the...