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 — In its continuing regulatory standoff with European policy makers, Uber, the ride-booking company, is not backing down.That was the message on Monday from Mark MacGann, Uber’s head of European policy, who stressed that the company would continue to take legal action against countries that tried to ban some of its services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OTTAWA — It didn’t take long for Canada’s transport minister to exploit the promotional possibilities of Amazon testing its drone delivery service in the country — testing that the company confirmed on Monday.
Telegram Messenger has seen an increase in Brazilian new users following the announcement of a WhatsApp ban in Brazil. Telegram Messenger Sees Increase in New Users Following WhatsApp Ban in Brazil is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
Twitter on Monday released its twice-yearly transparency report, showing a surge in government requests for users’ Twitter information.The report, which discloses the frequency with which government agencies from around the world ask Twitter to hand over data on specific users, said total requests rose by 40 percent, to about 2,871, compared with the company’s last report, in July.
Instagrammer Jenny Zhang is trying to get more fruit into your daily internet diet.Today, the account — @myfruitplatter — boasts almost 12,000 followers and has caught the attention of celebrities like Gigi Hadid, Lo Bosworth, and Naomi Campbell."It's all really exciting, when I started doing this I never thought I'd get nearly this many followers," Zhang told Business Insider.
Another celebrity endorsing Samsung's products tweets it out from an iPhone.Nick Cannon Tweets Out Love for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 from an iPhone is a post from: iPhone in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPhone Resource
With the average smartphone lifespan of two years, there’s a good possibility you have an old iPhone or two shoved in a drawer or a box in the closet. Consider pulling them out and recycling them into a very snazzy retro-style clock. Cdock will turn your iPhone 4 or 4S into a sleek tabletop clock (with the help of an appropriate app) while acting as a docking station.
In 2013 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) overturned a longstanding ban on using electronic devices during takeoff and landing. While the rest of us were thrilled, the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) was less than pleased. In 2014 they filed a lawsuit arguing that the FAA overstepped its authority.