Technology has become the main source of relaxation and entertainment in our lives. Our favorite companies, Apple, Microsoft, Samsung and the like, are virtually steering the course of our civilization, so far, for the better—but in the process, they've done their fair share of dirty deeds in the name of profit. You thought getting detention for copying your friend's homework was bad? Try being ordered to pay more than a billion dollars for allegedly copying another company's design. When the stakes are large, so are the penalties. Here is our list of the biggest fines forked over by tech companies.