Apple and Amazon Resolve 'Appstore' Lawsuit
Apple has dropped a trademark lawsuit filed against Amazon over its use of the term "Appstore" for its Android application storefront. Apple originally contended that Amazon's Appstore infringed on its own App Store trademark. The lawsuit was filed in March 2011, but both sides have agreed to drop the case altogether. Of today's resolution, Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet said, "customers know where they can purchase their favorite apps."
Amazon Wallet App Headed for the App Graveyard
Amazon has informed users of the Amazon Wallet application that it will shut down the app and remove it from the Appstore today, reports CNET. Amazon launched the app as a beta service in July.
Consumers Drop Lawsuit Over Google Android Apps
Two consumers have withdrawn a lawsuit filed against Google in which they claimed the OS-maker artificially inflated smartphone prices by requiring phone manufacturers to include its apps. The class action lawsuit was filed in May 2014.
Apple Found Guilty of Infringing U. of Wisconsin Patent
Apple is facing a massive judgment in a patent complaint concerning processors found in the iPhone and iPad. A jury in Madison, Wisconsin, found Apple guilty of using a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) without permission.
Apple Sues Qualcomm In China
Apple has filed a fresh lawsuit against Qualcomm, this time in China where it alleges Qualcomm abused its market position to score higher patent-licensing fees. Apple also said Qualcomm failed to honor its promise to license standard essential patents at fair rates, reports Reuters.
They sure do. Also - I'm pretty sure they also knew before. And they know right now. And they'll know tomorrow.
The two companies agreed to drop the lawsuit together? I don't believe that for a second.
The GooglePlay Store.
Ah.. Couldn't resist the opportunity.
Amazon Instant Video on Apple TV?!?
Adding a noun in front of "store"! Brilliant!
It all falls flat, really. Apple is its own worst parody.