Apple Inc. (AAPL) Infringed on Samsung Patent ITC Rules

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Samsung have been fighting the legal battle of patents in the courts in many countries. AAPL won a significant lawsuit against Samsung last year where the court awarded $1 Billion to Apple after finding that Samsung products infringed Apple’s patents. On Wednesday the U.S International Trace Commission reached a decision {PDF} on Samsung Patent No, 7,706,384 described … Read More

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Apple Reportedly Looking into Creating Location Based Emergency App for iPhone

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Apple is reportedly looking into developing a location based emergency app for the iPhone so that users have easy access to emergency services when using the device. Right now, the only emergency feature the iPhone has is local emergency alerts. Other than that, users can dial the police in their region using the Phone app. The new emergency feature was … Read More

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Amazon Planning Phone to Compete with Apple’s iPhone in Smartphone Market

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Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and Apple Inc. (AAPL) have been competing in the ereader and tablet market for over a year now, since the iPad was introduced. On Friday, a report from Bloomberg mentioned that Amazon is now looking to introduce its own smartphone to take on the iPhone and some of the leading Android devices in the market. A smartphone … Read More

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Apple Looking to Patent Glass Design on Upper West Side Retail Store in NYC

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Apple’s retail stores are truly one of a kind, blending materials such as glass and aluminum into intricate pieces of art that dress up any neighborhood they are built in. Apple intends to protect that idea, hoping to be the only one with a one of a kind experience for its customers. The latest act of preservation by the company … Read More

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Samsung’s 3G Patent Suit Against Apple Inc. (AAPL) Tossed in German Court

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Earlier today a German court ordered two patent rulings which involved Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Samsung. In Mannheim Regional Court Judge Andreas Voss tossed the third lawsuit in a row in which Samsung claimed that AAPL infringed on 3G/UTMS patent. Samsung has already announced that it will appeal the dismissal of its case. In addition to the ruling in Apple’s favor … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Wins German Injunction Against Motorola Over Photo Gallery Patent

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) earlier today won an injunction against Motorola in Germany over the photo gallery patent. The judgement was pronounced on Thursday at the Munich I Regional Court by Judge Dr. Peter Guntz. AAPL and Motorola have been involved in a number of lawsuits and this recent victory over yet another patent allows Apple to enforce the ruling which … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Sues Motorola in Europe Over Xoom Android Tablet Design

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently won a preliminary injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany. Now, with that in the past, Apple Inc. is suing Motorola over their XOOM tablet in Europe over the same design infringement claims that they previously toted. The latest suit was mentioned in Apple’s complaint against Samsung and later discovered by FOSS Patents. Apple filed … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Pay Royalty to Nokia Over Patent Settlement

On Tuesday an analyst at Deutsche Bank estimated that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) would be paying out approximately 420 million euro ($608 million) lump-sum payment to Nokia upfront, after a settlement was reached for an ongoing patent litigation suit between the two companies. Based on earlier settlements pertaining to the tech industry, Nokia is expected to receive a 1 percent royalty rate … Read More

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Future iOS Connector to Support DisplayPort, USB 3.0 and more?

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Here is some potentially exciting news for connectivity geeks, via Patently Apple. Apple has applied for, and been granted a patent on an all new slimline connector which is not only possibly for iOS devices but also for future Macs. Whilst DisplayPort and USB 3.0 seem to be the main focus here, it seems likely that perhaps Thunderbolt (Intel’s “Light … Read More

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Nokia Goes After Apple Inc. Over Patents. Again.

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It seems that now Nokia is in bed with Microsoft and its Windows Phone 7 operating system they’re not scared of anyone. Now they’re going after Apple (again) over patents relating to various mobile devices.

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Patent Suit Re-Filed Against Apple by Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen

Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, has re-filed a patent lawsuit against Apple, Google, and several other major tech companies, which was originally filed back in August. This lawsuit accuses the companies of infringing patents developed by Interval Research Corp. – Allen’s now obsolete company. This time, however, Allen includes specific examples of infringement to strengthen his case, which was … Read More

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Landscape & Portrait Induction Charing Dock for Future iOS Devices

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One of the biggest irritations with both the iPad and the iPhone is having to plug it in to charge or sync. Second only to that is having to place it in a portrait orientation in a dock. If you want to use your iPhone or iPad any other way around you have to buy an accessory, or prop it … Read More

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