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Jul 11 AT 1:20 PM Dima Aryeh 2 Comments

Amazon sued by FTC for lack of safeguards against unauthorized purchases in Appstore

You’ve probably heard of Apple’s trouble with App Store billing. Kids have purchased hundreds or even thousands of dollars worth of apps and in-app purchases trying to play those pesky pay-to-play games. This resulted in the FTC forcing Apple into making some changes to the billing process, making it more resistant to unauthorized purchases.

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May 09 AT 4:09 PM Dima Aryeh 2 Comments

Oracle wins appeal in legal battle with Google, continues the fight

The legal battle between Oracle and Google has been going on for quite a while, and a lot has been at stake. Oracle claims that Google built Android on copyrighted APIs, which would mean serious trouble for both Google and Android if the courts agreed. When the core of Android is claimed to be illegally ... Read More »

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Apr 08 AT 4:47 PM Dima Aryeh 34 Comments

Samsung sues newspaper for damages due to negative reports on Galaxy S5

Samsung has been having a bit of trouble in the media lately. First, it was found that Samsung was paying people to write good things about its devices and bad things about other products, and now the Electronic Times has written a negative article regarding the Galaxy S5, the new flagship that’s about to be ... Read More »

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Jun 06 AT 10:29 AM Nick Gray 47 Comments

Apple files new ITC complaint against HTC – alleges HTC’s ‘data tapping’ workaround still infringes on Apple patent

The ‘data tapping’ dispute between HTC and Apple is back in play. Back in December, the ITC sided with Apple in its “data tapping” patent infringement complaint against HTC. The patent itself is a “system and method [which] causes a computer to detect and perform actions on structures identified in computer data,” which covers how Android ... Read More »

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Apr 03 AT 8:37 AM Anthony Domanico 13 Comments

Google and Oracle settlement talks stall, trial set for April 16th

Settlement talks in the ongoing legal battle between Google and Oracle have stalled in the past few weeks. Just last week, Judge Paul S. Grewal asked the two companies to give settlement talks one last chance, requesting a final decision on the matter by April 9th. After a few days of talks, the ... Read More »

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Feb 11 AT 2:01 PM Anthony Domanico 114 Comments

Apple seeks preliminary injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the U.S.

Apple has filed an injunction against the Android 4.0 flagship Samsung Galaxy Nexus in California, claiming the Nexus violates at least four of Apple’s recently-claimed patents. According to FOSS Patents, these include:

The “data tapping” patent which resulted in an import ban of HTC devices A patent related to Siri and unified search The infamous ... Read More »

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Feb 06 AT 2:23 PM Edgar Cervantes 30 Comments

Motorola patent license will cost Apple 2.25% of sales

After Motorola’s victory last Friday, Apple was forced to remove multiple iPads and iPhones from its German online store. Apple was able to quickly put them back up, after asking Motorola for a patent licensing deal. It has just been discovered that Motorola is willing to work with Apple on this, but for quite ... Read More »

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