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Samsung and Apple in talks about long-term supply of parts

10/19/2011, While Samsung and Apple may be chasing each other across continents trying to sue the heck out of each other, it looks like behind closed doors both companies are in talks and are attempting to come to some sort of resolution for this drawn out (and...

Twitter receives Tweet trademark

10/10/2011, It might seem rather strange that Twitter does not yet own the “tweet” or “Tweet” trademark – but I guess all of that has changed now. Apparently, the word is a registered trademark of a company known as Twittad, where they...

Patent trolls go after WiFi usage in hotels and coffee shops

10/04/2011, Uh-oh, it looks like the patent trolls are back, and this time a company called Innovatio is attempting to sue small hotels and coffee shops for offering WiFi services. Yes, you read that right – a feature that we readily expect from most coffee...

Apple rejects Samsung’s deal in Australia

10/04/2011, About a week ago, Samsung came forward and offered Apple a deal that would allow them to continue selling their Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets in Australia. Given that Christmas is only a couple of months away, obviously Samsung wanted their products to...

Microsoft to pay $290m in lawsuit

06/09/2011, Microsoft has been ordered to pay up by the US Supreme Court after losing a high-profile appeal, which means the company will be poorer by $290 million after paying for damages which could be a landmark case in helping tilt the ­balance in other patent...

LimeWire settlement not an artist-friendly deal

05/14/2011, Online file sharing is surely a contentious area that will lead to endless hours of debate at the bar, depending on which side of the divide you are on. The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) has been seen by many to be a major evil, partly...

Facebook wins in lawsuit that enforces court settlement

04/11/2011, It does seem as though Mark Zuckerberg and gang can go on with their billionaire lives, as Facebook Inc. picked up a victory in a court decision that enforces the settlement of a lawsuit which claims company founder (Mark Zuckerberg himself) actually...