Editor's Pick This is what Steve Jobs meant when he threatened to go nuclear against Android.
A New Zealand court granted Dotcom’s legal team access to all the evidence seized by police in that illegal raid way back in early 2012 that followed an also-illegal government surveillance campaign.
The USPTO may just have made a billion-dollar decision. Or at least several hundred million.
Another day, another attack on Apple in China.
On precisely the same that day that Google unveiled its open source pledge, donating ten patents for free open source use, Microsoft unveiled its new Patent Tracker, a tool to reveal every single patent that the company owns, has acquired, or owned historically.
Apple and China just can’t seem to get along lately.
“I wouldn’t have filed the case if we didn’t feel very confident in our position,” Melsheimer told me this morning as he was stepping off an airplane in Dallas. “This was a case that I liked, our firm liked, and I think we have a reasonable chance of winning.”
Anyone who thought a sudden wave of peace, love, and joy was going to erupt in the mobile marketplace just in time for Christmas, keep dreaming.
This is in addition to Twitter’s already-existing policies of posting takedowns at Chilling Effects and per-country censorship of locally offensive content.
Remember Apple CEO Tim Cook saying that Samsung’s copying went far deeper than his company had imagined? Or the slide deck in which a Samsung product manager reviewed all the ways in which the Galaxy S1 needed to improve based on how iPhone worked?
Turns out that’s not the full story.
They said they were going to do it. Now they’ve done it.
Apple is cracking down on app store copycats and being more proactive about rejecting apps that may violate other companies’ trademarks, according to one developer who saw a colleague’s rejection notice.
Apple and Samsung deliver their closing statements today in a weeks-long trial that could change the way Silicon Valley looks at the idea of “copying” technology.