Software giant Microsoft yesterday revealed it had successfully prosecuted a Queensland man who was selling counterfeit copies of the company's software packages, with a judge this week ruling the defendant would have to pay Microsoft $90,000 in civil damages and the man separately pleading guilty to several dozen counts of fraud.
HardwareCanucks: "In an almost surreal tale of events, USA electronics retailer Newegg has discovered a reported 300 counterfeit Intel Core i7 920 CPU's in its inventory, some of which were inadvertently shipped out to buyers!"
Raspberry Pi is a great tool for Linux developers, but it also suffers a little bit because of users’ ignorance. The Raspberry Pi Foundation, the developers of this amazing mini PC, has seen a rising trend of broken Raspberry PIs because of counterfeit power supply units.
Now that T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon Wireless all announced early upgrade plans, Sprint will finally join the party. Sprint is calling their plan “One Up” and it allows customers to play for their phone over 20 monthly installments with no money down. An example would be $27 per month for a phone retailing for $649.99.