Google went big when it dropped nine zeroes on a patent portfolio to use against Apple, but the portfolio has been a dud in the courtroom. Is this latest legal loss the one that convinces Mountain View to try something else? Also, when you download a song twice, you pay for it twice, the end. What you don't do is get a check from Apple for $5 million, right? Right. It is known.
“Monday, Monday, so good to me…” If The Mamas and the Papas don’t get you fired up on this fine Monday, then perhaps we’ll get your heart racing with the latest tech news coming over the data pipes. Elgato’s got a new way to record video gameplay, Sony is launching an iOS app for Music Unlimited and Motorola may be facing layoffs after the Google acquisition -- read on for the rest of the Monday, May 21, 2012 news!
While there’s no specific word about the HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE that have been delayed by U.S. Customs last week following an ITC exclusion order, the Taiwanese handset maker claims progress is being made to get the devices moving onto American shores again.
We're hotter than ever rolling into the holidays, but maybe the news has slipped past you in all the heat and hustle and bustle. That's just what we're here for! We catch the stories that you might otherwise miss, and we stick them right in your stocking where you couldn't miss them if you tried.
This week, the United States International Trade Commission finally released the long awaited (and delayed!) decision regarding Apple’s complaints against HTC. Apple had claimed that HTC was infringing on ten separate patents, and the ITC ruled that only one of those claims was valid.
So, what does this all mean for Apple, HTC, and the rest of the patent wars currently laid out on the table? Cue the “dun dun” and let’s take a look.
December is already off to a rousing start, so why not curl up with some good rumors, news and speculation? We could all use some holiday drama that doesn’t involve our own families, and the tech world is happy to oblige this fine day. We’ve got news on a delayed ITC ruling for Apple and HTC, mumblings about Apple’s TV set, news on the potential non-threat of the Kindle Fire and oh so much more for this Monday, December 5, 2011.
If there's one issue that's seemed to dominate the tech world headlines this year, it's been lawsuits. Continuing the trend, in a potentially large decision today, the U.S. International Trade Commission gave an initial determination in Apple's patent infringement suit against HTC, and it isn't looking good for the latter.
Apple recently filed a second patent infringement complaint against HTC before the existing complaint is settled. Though they are not the first company to use this strategy in the ongoing Tech Wars, Apple may be resigned to defeat with regards to their initial complaint and already drawing the battle lines for round two.
A department of the International Trade Commission thinks the initial complaint is baseless. If that complaint does not go their way, Apple now has some more cards to play.
In the latest update from the current rumble in the tech world jungle, Samsung is again putting up its dukes with Apple. This time, the company has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission. The move could mean the company is looking for a ban on the importation to the U.S. of the iPhone, iPad and iPod.
Kodak may not bring much innovation these days, but they appear to know how to bring it when it comes to patent infringement battles -- an International Trade Commission judge has just ruled in favor of the Rochester company in half of its ongoing battle with Apple.