The legal dispute between Apple and Proview continues to rage on in China. If you need a quick refresher, Proview claim that they hold the rights to the “iPad” name in mainland China, while Apple says they purchased the full rights some years ago. A legal tussle ensued, and so far the whole thing has Read The Full Story
Microsoft tried to pay various YouTube account holders to post positive reviews related to the Xbox One, Ars Technica reports. Video partners of Machinima were allegedly offered a premium of $3 for every thousand views on video segments, which included 30 seconds of material praising the entertainment console.
As hard as it might be to remember today, the iPod and iTunes helped Apple recover from a bruising personal computer battle that saw the company nearly go bankrupt—Apple’s pocket-sized media players helped re-introduce consumers to a well-respected but marginalized brand, providing affordable entry points into Apple’s ecosystem of products.
Apple announced it has entered a multi-year agreement with China Mobile to bring its iPhone to the world’s largest carrier, ending years of anticipation and speculation. China Mobile will carry the iPhone 5s and 5c in its retail stores and through Apple stores in mainland China starting Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. Both phones will be available for preorder starting on Christmas Day, Dec.
Anti-censorship blogs have found that when using Bing, it appears theChinese government's muzzlefor"damaging" web-based newsextends beyond its borders, but Microsoft says that's not the case.Bing search queriesare returning with wildly different results for Chinese-language users on US soil, according toGreatfire.
While TV broadcasters like CBS and Fox continue their legal battle against Aereo and its leased microantenna-to-internet streaming scheme, Bloomberg reports cable companies are watching more closely than ever.
As a kid I loved Sea Monkeys . As a college student I loved Sea Monkeys. And as an adult, I still have a fondness for the little brine shrimp brought to life from a powdery packet. They are a part of pop culture, appearing in South Park and even having a Saturday morning cartoon ages ago. When the App Store opened up, I had the idea to bring Sea Monkeys to the iPhone.
Samsung’s ‘Smart Pause’ feature, which stops on-screen scrolling when you look away, is being challenged. A Canadian University claims the technology was pinched from them, and they’re pursuing legal action as a result.
Last year Apple had no head of retail operations, so it needed someone.From all reports, it seems like hiring Ahrendts was better than hiring someone, it seems like Apple hit a home run, bringing in someone that's whip smart, but emotionally intelligent enough to thrive in the sometimes difficult Apple corporate culture.
I'm changing my mind about Bitcoin.
I used to think it was a joke or at best a currency for clowns.
Now, I no longer think that. Now, I don't know what its future is.
Here, let me explain.
I've gone through two phrases writing about the "crypto-currency" called Bitcoin. I first started paying close attention to it early this year.
Janet: I used to use my Roku 3 as my Time Warner Cable box for my bedroom TV, in addition to watching Netflix and Hulu Plus. I eventually cancelled the Netflix and Hulu Plus because we just didn’t watch either of them very much. Now that we’ve moved, I don’t need the Roku as a cable box, either. I had just been using the Apple TV boxes (latest versions) we have to watch the programming we’d buy or rent on iTunes. I’ve been a long-time Amazon Prime member, and I didn’t have a good way to watch the streaming programming that Amazon makes available to Prime members. Yes, I could have used my iPad and AirPlay to watch it on my TV, but I just didn’t want to go to that much trouble. I was excited to try the Fire TV because I wanted to get more than just the free shipping benefits from my soon-to-be-even-more-expensive Amazon Prime membership.
CANDY CRUSHER is the legal equivalent ofKing’s CANDY CRUSH and CANDY CRUSH SAGA marks such that King can tack the prioruse of CANDY CRUSHER onto its use of the CANDY CRUSH marks."Ransom is upset because he says a lot of people are writing negative reviews of CandySwipe, because they expect the game to be Candy Crush Saga.In light of King trying to trademark "Candy" in the U.S.
Samsung has extended a patent licensing agreement with Nokia for another five years. Reports suggest that the talks have been going on for quite some time, and are a continuation of a current deal both companies have agreed to. Terms were not disclosed, but it’s believed that the original terms both parties agreed to are still in effect.
Today's court ruling invalidating the anti-blocking and anti-discrimination rules in the Federal Communication Commission's Open Internet Order was not a surprise to observers who were aware of one inconvenient fact—the FCC really screwed this one up. The commission's intent was noble.