Apparently it's time for the French to deliver Apple's tit for Samsung's tat won in US courts last week. Sammy's request for an injunction against the sale of the iPhone 4S was rejected by a court in France, which called the reaction out of proportion with its claims of intellectual property theft.
LONDON — Uber has called it quits in Spain, at least for now.Uber, the ride-booking company that has been plagued by vocal opposition from taxi associations and policy makers around the world, suspended its operations in Spain late Tuesday.
Aereo wasexpectingto sell its assets for at least $4 million (and up to $31 million) at a bankruptcy auction, following its loss in a protracted legal battle against broadcasters. Sadly, luck wasn't on its side yet again: the company has managed to raise a mere $2 million from the auction, which has only attracted 10 bidders. "We are very disappointed with the results of the auction.
Rumors and leaks about Apple 's electric vehicle, which may or may not be self-driving, just keeps on pouring in. Apple has been known to eye cars but, until recently, everyone presumed it was just for in-vehicle infotainment systems.
Too much drama in India as OnePlus and Cyanogen goes head-to-head , even if Cyanogen already clarified the OnePlus situation . But some good news folks, the Delhi High Court has recently overtuned the sales ban. Yes, the sales ban has been lifted so you can now buy a OnePlus one device in India. The ban was earlier imposed as part of a legal battle involving OnePlus, Cyanogen Inc, and Micromax.
A Silicon Valley start-up with some big-name backers is threatening to upend genetic screening for breast and ovarian cancer by offering a test on a sample of saliva that is so inexpensive that most women could get it, Andrew Pollack writes.
PARIS — After weeks of bad publicity, Uber got some good news on Friday.A local judge here decided not to ban the low-cost service of the American ride-booking company, which has increasingly faced a global backlash against its mobile application-based business.
LONDON — Apple, no stranger to patent lawsuits, has another escalating fight on its hands.On Friday, the Swedish telecom manufacturer Ericsson raised the stakes by suing Apple for reportedly infringing on 41 of its patents that are used in iPhones and iPads. Last month, the two companies sued each other over Apple’s use of a number of Ericsson patents related to wireless technology.
Late last year, an Uber driver in New Delhi reportedly raped a passenger , something that led to a temporary ban on the ridesharing service and eventual safety measures being implemented in the region. A lawsuit from the victim still stands, however, and Uber is seeking to have it dismissed by a U.S.
Xiaomi has just caught a break in its sudden legal predicament in India now that the country's High Court has ruled that the Chinese manufacturer can keep on selling its devices but with two caveats. Xiaomi can only sell smartphones in India that are running on Qualcomm's mobile chips and it can only do so until January 8, when a new hearing is scheduled.
Google sees itself as an unbiased index of the web, saying that it only removes results when lawmakers deem them to be illegal. Unfortunately, that's not an argument that holds much sway with the movie studios, still smarting after the heavy-handedStop Online Piracy Actwasshut down.
Samsung has shown it's not afraid to chase big legal injunctions when it believes its patents are at stake, and now it's NVIDIA facing a US sales block at the hands of the South Korean firm. A complaint filed on Friday asks the US International Trade Commission to shut down sales of NVIDIA 's graphics chips, alleging they infringe Samsung's own intellectual property.
Twitter, in an attempt to make themselves a bit more like Instagram, recently introduced photo filters . Those filters struck an eerie resemblance to Instagram’s, which is now challenging Twitter with regard to user metrics. If we’re playing the photo filter tit-for-tat, Instagram just took their turn, and has introduced five new looks for your photos.
Ericsson has set its sights on Apple, accusing the company of infringing dozens of its patents for different aspects of mobile device communications, as well as user interfaces and more. According to Ericsson, the company has offered licensing options to Apple, but the latter company has turned them down (and likewise engaged in a legal battle of its own).
Reports of thievesusing stolen payment infowith Apple Pay surfaced earlier this week, and banks are already stepping up security measures. In fact, the culprits used the software to employ credit card details stolen duringTarget's massive breachin 2013.
Here's a look at the dozens of cities in which the company now operates:As Uber's reach widens, so do the company's legal troubles. Several Southeast Asian countries are questioning Uber's legality in light of allegations that a driver raped a young female passenger in India. New Delhi has banned the ride-sharing service , and Thailand soon followed suit .
It would appear that the backside of your next Samsung Galaxy device might well be as customizable as a Moto X. What you're seeing above and below is the newest edition of the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, complete with leather.
SAN FRANCISCO — Make no mistake: It’s a shot across the bow of the online security industry.Starting Monday, corporate security officers will be able to measure the effectiveness of major security products — a tool the industry has been sorely lacking.