Just hours after a rumor circulated that Apple would start telling its employees to remove all Bose products from the shelves of its stores, a new report emerged at Reuters claiming that the two companies have reached a settlement. The details aren't clear, but the matter is allegedly “resolved” and Bose won't press its patent-infringement suit directed at Beats' headphones.
Apple and Google waited until the stock market was closed for the week to announce a formal end to its longtime patent battles — a move that could potentially pave the way for settling the feud between Apple and the search giant's partner Samsung as well.
You almost have to wonder what John McCain would think of the following. Earlier today, a man named Mark Menacher filed a small claims lawsuit against Apple CEO Time Cook in the Superior Court of California in San Diego, claiming that he objects to the automatic downloads of iOS 7 install files that occurred on "legacy" phones such as the iPhone 4S.
South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung is quickly gaining an unwelcome reputation as a copycat when it comes to industrial design of its smartphone and tablet products, but apparently that now extends to its vacuum cleaners as well.
Remember the so-called "Antennagate" crisis? While it seems like forever ago that iPhone 4 users whined about antenna problems with their handsets, they'll probably be reminded about it when their settlement check hits the mailbox.
Another day, another lawsuit against Apple -- only this time, it's not over patents or even the devices it makes, but rather Chinese animation content being sold in iTunes without a license from the company who owns it.
With only four weeks left before the poorly-titled jOBS unauthorized biopic was set to land in theaters, the distributor has now delayed the Ashton Kutcher vehicle. But it's not all bad -- they're ditching that title and ramping up their promotional efforts, but you'll have to read on to find out more.
It's rare to hear one of Apple's partners speak publicly about the company, but it's rarely positive, especially when Cupertino's often draconian policies are being discussed. Imagine our surprise to hear a European carrier CEO describe Apple as much easier to get along with now! What's the reason behind the change? You'll have to read on to find out...
Just last week, we reported on the lawsuit raised by Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn. Apple quickly responded to the kerfuffle, essentially calling Greenlight's accusations bogus on a number of grounds. Today, Apple CEO TIm Cook has publicly given his take on the matter, and it appears he's less than amused.
In Silicon Valley, tech giants have made handshake agreements not to poach each other's employees, referred to as a "no-hire" policy. A new report shows just how far Apple's former CEO was willing to go to enforce it.