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Apple wins patent battle against HTC

Apple wins patent battle against HTC

Apple Inc. has won a close battle against Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp. in their battle for smartphone patents after the United States International Trade Commission (US ITC) found that HTC has infringed one of …

British Telecom sues Google over patent infringement

British Telecom sues Google over patent infringement

British Telecom (BT) has filed a lawsuit against search engine giant Google, alleging that its Android mobile operating system and its other services violate the telecommunications company’s patents. BT, who filed the lawsuit in Delaware …

Motorola wins injunction against Apple in Germany

Motorola wins injunction against Apple in Germany

Motorola Mobility was granted an injunction by a German court against Apple Inc., but the court’s ruling does not mean the end of Apple products in the country. According to a statement provided by Apple, …

Samsung tries to block sale of iPhone 4S in France and Italy

Samsung tries to block sale of iPhone 4S in France and Italy

On Wednesday, Samsung Electronics Co. has announced its plans to file preliminary injunction motions in Milan, Italy and Paris, France, to stop the sale of Apple’s new iPhone 4S. The move further escalates the dispute …

Twitter files a suit against Twittadd for ‘tweet’ ownership

Twitter files a suit against Twittadd for ‘tweet’ ownership

Micro blogging site Twitter is suing Twittad, an advertising company, over the term ‘tweet.’ The company is pursuing this even though Twittad originally coined the term. Back in 2009, Twitter has made a big deal …

Facebook sued after girl posts sexually explicit photos

Facebook sued after girl posts sexually explicit photos

A man from Northern Ireland has sued social network company Facebook after his 12-year-old daughter posted lewd photos of herself to the site. According to the BBC, the lawsuit called into question if the company …

Two men charged over iPhone 4 prototype sale

Two men charged over iPhone 4 prototype sale

The San Mateo district attorney’s office has decided not to press charges against tech website Gizmodo and its former editor Jason Chen for their part in a case involving a misplaced Apple iPhone 4 prototype. …

Apple issues a cease and desist letter to GetJar

Apple issues a cease and desist letter to GetJar

Apple may have lost its first attempt to keep Amazon from using the term “App Store” to refer to its online store for mobile applications, but that has not slowed the company down. In the …

Court orders Apple to pay $8M for patent infringement

Court orders Apple to pay $8M for patent infringement

Apple was hit with a $8 million fine after a federal jury in Eastern Texas ruled that the company violated two patents. Patent holding company Personal Audio claimed that Apple violated patents related to jumping …

Amazon wins battle over ‘App Store’ name against Apple

Amazon wins battle over ‘App Store’ name against Apple

A US judge denied Apple’s attempt to stop retailer Amazon.com from using the term “App Store” for its third-party outlet for Android apps. The name is questioned when Apple Inc. filed a suit against the …