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Patent troll hits Apple with a new lawsuit targeting iPhone battery technologies

Another day, another anti-Apple lawsuit. In addition to being sued over iOS 9’s performance on older iPhones and bricking iPhones that use non-sanctioned Home button and Touch ID replacement parts, the Cupertino firm now faces a new patent lawsuit targeting the iPhone’s battery technologies and an associated trickle-charge system.... Read the rest of this post here […]

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China’s media administrative wing sues Apple over 1990s war film

A subsidiary of China’s broadcasting regulator is taking Apple to court over showing a propaganda film which was released back in the 1990s, reports The Associated Press. The plaintiff—Movie Satellite Channel Program Production Center, which comes under the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television—alleges that the iPhone maker has infringed its exclusive online...

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Judge tosses ‘Error 53’ lawsuit against Apple out of the window

A United States district court judge has tossed so-called ‘Error 53’ lawsuit against Apple out of the window on grounds that the plaintiffs “lack standing to pursue injunctive relief”. The plaintiffs argued that the iOS 9 software update causing certain devices with a faulty Touch ID or Home button, like the iPhone 6, to be bricked has resulted […]

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Beijing court orders iPhone 6 sales ban over patent infringement, Apple to appeal ruling

Apple just hit yet another roadblock in China with news that the Beijing Intellectual Property Office (BJIPO) has ordered the company to halt sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on the grounds that the Apple handset copied the design of the 100C smartphone, which is being produced by Shenzhen Baili, one of China’s […]

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VoIP-Pal slaps Apple with $2.8 billion lawsuit over patent used in FaceTime and iMessage

Voice over IP (VoIP), a technology for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over the Internet, is at the heart of an unbelievable $2.8 billion patent infringement lawsuit that VoIP-Pal, a Bellevue-based company, filed this morning against the iPhone maker. “We are confident the current good will on both sides will result in a […]

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Apple will pay $450 million fine in e-book case as Supreme Court declines to hear appeal

Apple’s legal battle with the United States government over alleged price fixing in an e-book antitrust case has now come to an end after nearly three years. As the United States Supreme Court has declined to hear Apple’s appeal, the iPhone maker will have to pay a $450 million fine to settle its long-standing federal court […]

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Here’s what Apple’s chief lawyer will tell Congress tomorrow regarding FBI’s controversial request

As you know, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has obtained a court order demanding that Apple produce a special version of iOS with decreased security to help government spooks brute-force their way into an iPhone 5c which belonged to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook. Following the interview that Apple CEO Tim Cook gave to ABC News, in which he […]

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