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Client shout out for Groovebug!

The AppsLawBlog and its attorneys at Arnstein & Lehr, LLP represent the company behind an exciting new iPad app soon to be released called Groovebug.  You can check out a video

New Smartphone App to Track Hourly Wages

Art Schofield, Esq. over at the Florida Labor and Employment Law Blog reports on a new app to track hourly wages for hourly workers.  For more information, click here.

Apple Sues Amazon.com for use of “App Store”

Apple has once again become involved in a lawsuit regarding the use of the term “App Store” and its trademark off the term. Apple Inc. has sued Amazon.com Inc accusing the online retailer of trademark infringement and unfair competition due…

Disney Sued Over Potential Privacy Infringement

A class action lawsuit against the Walt Disney Co. was filed in federal court yesterday in Santa Ana, Ca. The suit alleges that Disney’s company-issued employee badges violates state law regarding privacy rights because the bar code on the badge…

Unregulated Social Media Plays Large Role in the Middle East Upheaval

With the upheaval that is occurring in the Middle East and North Africa, the role of social media has come into the spotlight due to its role in the current situation and the regions’ history of strong government influence over…

New Legal Apps Highlight

With the popularity of Apps spreading across all types of professional fields, the legal profession has taken advantage of the opportunity to create Apps that make life easier for not only lawyers, but law students as well. Recently two particular…

Apple Sued in Lawsuit Over Apps Sale of Private Data

Apple has been named in a class action lawsuit alleging that iPhones and iPads produce devices, such as a Unique Device Identifier (UDID), which allows advertisers to track what applications users download, how frequently they use them and…

Facebook widget: Bad medicine for Novartis

Facebook widgets are being blamed for computer viruses, personal data theft and now health dangers. The Food & Drug Administration told Novartis in an August 2010 letter that its widget for the leukemia drug Tasigna violated…

To share or not to share? Legal privacy concerns abound

The odds are pretty good that if you’re a big consumer of mobile apps, the private information on your phone has been collected and sent somewhere without your knowledge.

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That’s a scary thought for consumers and…

When bad guys sell in app stores, who’s liable?

The explosion in smart phone apps and growing number of users has created an opportunity for criminals to write apps that steal IDs, bank accounts and the like. When they succeed in getting unsuspecting users to download their malicious software,…

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