It’s probably not going to be a very merry Christmas in the Allen home this year: On Friday, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen had a lawsuit against Apple and 10 other major tech companies dismissed for being too vague.
Enjoy this combination of tech giants while it lasts! Apple has joined up with Google, Facebook, and Yahoo among others. The cause? Trying to take down Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's patent infringement suit brought about last August.
Remember Paul Allen? Well, he's about to try and make sure Apple amongst a whole slew of other tech heavy hitters don't soon forget him. On Friday, he sued Apple, Google and nine other companies claiming that they're making use of technology that came about ten years ago at his now-kaput Silicon Valley lab.