With little ceremony and only two days before Christmas, Google filed an antitrust law against Visa and MasterCard for setting “supracompetitive” interchange rates from 2004 to 2012. This is but one more volley in the Battle Royale between big companies like Wal-Mart, Target, and Macy’s and major players in the payments industry.
Amazon.com begins selling applications for the Google Android smart phone in its digital storefront just days after Apple files a lawsuit claiming that ‘Appstore’ infringes its ‘App Store’ trademark.
AT&T overcharging iPhone customers.
Ever get the feeling that the itemized charges on your cell phone bill aren’t quite right? A new class-action lawsuit filed against AT&T claims that often, they aren’t — and the mistakes could be costing consumers millions.
Is putting a sandwich in a can and calling it a “Candwich” the next can’t-miss billion-dollar idea?
ACLU is suing Pennsylvania to protect right to swear.
An American rights group is suing the police in Pennsylvania for issuing tickets, which carry a jail sentence, to people for swearing. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which filed the lawsuits earlier, argues that the right to use profanity is protected by the U.S. Constitution.
When it comes to our tax systems, we are living in caveman times
In the movie The Day After Tomorrow, survivors stranded in a library are easily persuaded to burn the multi-volume IRS Tax Code to stay warm. In this fictional scenario, the question one might ask before securing a match: Why did we wait until the end of the world?