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.
A French court has fined a blogger over a negative restaurant review posted online. The restaurant in question is Il Giardino, a pizzeria, and the blog post at the heart of the matter was published back in August 2013. That blog post has since been removed, but the blogger behind it still has to pay a 2500 Euro fine.
BERLIN —A day after Uber, the popular ride-hailing service, was barred from operating in Germany, the company was still taking bookings.In Berlin, drivers using Uber’s low-cost UberPop service, which connects drivers with potential customers, continued to pick up passengers on Wednesday.
For the last year or so, Samsung has been touting a "paradigm shift" in the way it constructs flash memory: from a horizontal to a vertical arrangement of cells, or what it calls3D V-NAND. Now, judging from reviews of the first V-NAND consumer SSDs, the 850 Pro range, it looks like this shift has resulted in a geniune and unequivocal boost to performance.
is circulating a petition to preserve the hills' natural appearance. They've come up with renderings of how they imagine the area will look if other buildings of similar height were to be built near the Palisades.LG spokesman John Taylor has said that the company would be willing to negotiate the building's design.Remember, they can always say, 'We’re out of here.
Fans of Harry Potter are sure to find the Marauder’s Map case of interest. The BeanBeanCase shop at Etsy offers this case in sizes to fit: iPhone 5/5s, iPhone 5C, iPhone 4/4S, Moto X, Samsung Note 3, Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, and S5, and even the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The case is made of PU (polyurethane) faux leather, and the design is printed directly onto the case, so it won’t rub off as a decal could. The phone snaps into a frame on the inner back cover, and the front flap has some card slots to hold your ID, cash, or cards. Of course, the camera and all buttons and controls on the phone will be accessible. The cases are made to order and ship worldwide from Hong Kong. All sizes of the Marauder’s Map Case are $12.99 at the BeanBeanCase store.
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 — Germany can’t seem to make up its mind about Uber, the ride-sharing service.On Friday, a Berlin court upheld a ban imposed on the start-up that had barred it from operating across the German capital.
Google's been caught up in an antitrust tango with the European Union for years, and since the EU hasn't been thrilled withthe search giant's attempted concessions, there might be an extreme new option on the table.
LONDON – The ride-hailing service Uber is about to have a head-on collision with Germany’s taxis and legal system.A court in Frankfurt has banned Uber’s most popular service from operating in the country until a hearing later this year on the legality of the product, which allows people to use their smartphones to book rides with freelance drivers.
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.
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.
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.
You have to hand it to Samsung . It is not giving up on Tizen . In fact, after numerous attempts, and failures, at launching a high-end Tizen smartphone, it is now setting its gaze lower on the opposite end of the spectrum. Codenamed KIRAN, the SM-Z130H has been repeatedly leaked to run Tizen on very modest specs.
Twitter has been publishing whatbits of infoit's allowed to concerning national security requests for some time now, but the social media feed wants the ability to publishthe whole thing. Today, the outfitfiled a lawsuitaiming to get approval to post its entire transparency report.
Before you begin stalking a frenemy's tragic life onFacebookto feel a sense of schadenfraude, know this: that depression could rub off on you. At least that's the conclusion Facebook's researches came up with when they turned 689,000 users into guinea pigs for seven days, gaming what they could see on theirNews Feedsto see if it influences their moods.
In its never-ending quest for world domination, Apple will be pushing the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to three dozen additional countries by the end of October. A press release from the company announced the rollout plans, going on to note that it will be the fastest iPhone rollout ever, reaching over 115 countries by the end of 2014.
Samsung might find itself in court again, but this time not against Apple and this time not alone. NVIDIA has filed a lawsuit against both Samsung and Qualcomm , accusing them of infringing on 7 of its patents related to computer graphics and is asking the International Trade Commission and in the U.S.