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GigaOM reports that a judge in San Jose this week threw out a case alleging that Apple sold the iPhone 4 and 4S knowing full well that the devices featured a faulty power button designed to malfunction after the warranty expired. The case was originally filed by two men in California who sought cla...

August 30th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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This past April, Apple agreed to the terms of a US$53 million class-action settlement stemming from Apple's warranty practices regarding water damage on older-generation iPhones and iPod touches. The lawsuit alleged that Apple refused to honor the warranty on devices that were ostensibly damaged...

August 5th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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That's the word from Bloomberg News today. Apple has asked a US magistrate judge to force Google to turn over the Android source code. It's part of Apple's case against Samsung, and Apple continues to believe its intellectual property has been stolen. Not surprisingly, Google, who owns the Androi...

May 8th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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As reported by China Daily, a Beijing court has ordered Apple to pay three Chinese authors US$118,000 in damages for selling their books without prior consent through apps available on its App Store. The lawsuit was filed against Apple by the Writers' Right Protection Union (also known as the...

April 25th 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple has asked a federal judge in California for the lawsuit alleging it holds an App Store monopoly be dismissed, according to Bloomberg. The lawsuit was brought forth by several attorneys in 2011 who argued that the company holds a monopoly on app downloads because there is nowhere else a us...

March 6th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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With absolutely no love lost between Apple and Samsung, it's being suggested that Apple will yank processor chip production from the South Korean tech giant. A report today in the Mac Observer, quoting from The Commercial Times translated by AFP says Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (...

January 2nd 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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In the latest scuffle between Apple and Samsung, a Tokyo court has ruled that the iPhone 4 and 4S do not infringe on two of Sammy's patents. According to The Asahi Shimbun, a decision on September 14th found Apple had not violated a patent related to app downloads, as Samsung's method is different...

October 22nd 2012 at 7:10am 0 Comments
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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak recently did a Q&A over on Slashdot, and Gizmodo has boiled down his answers into five things he'd change about Apple today. There's a little bit of putting thoughts in Wozniak's head here, as he wasn't specifically talking about what he would change. Still,...

October 3rd 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments