Apple Tangles with W3C Over Widget Spec
The World Wide Web Consortium's attempt to create a specification for mobile widgets has run into a roadblock in the shape of Apple. Apple claims it has a patent on automatic updates, which is a core part of the W3C widget spec. Apple has indicated that it won't license the technology to W3C at no cost, leaving the W3C to investigate just what is covered by Apple's patent and plot its course of action.
Apple Files Another Grievance Against Qualcomm
Apple is taking another angle in its patent fight with Qualcomm. The iPhone maker is going after one of Qualcomm's core strategies, which is to demand a percentage of the sale price for every iPhone sold in addition to the cost of the processors, basebands, modems, and other Qualcomm chips that may be inside.
ITC to Investigate Nokia's Patent Complaints Against Apple
The U.S. International Trade Commission today said it will investigate claims made by Nokia that Apple's smartphones and tablets violate its patented technology.
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.
Immersion Files Patent Complaint Against Apple
The U.S. International Trade Commission today said it plans to investigate allegations made by Immersion that Apple and AT&T are violating its patents.
Patent for Automatic Updates?
I hereby patent the sarcastic response post. Bite me.
Why don't you patent a method hereby which you waste forum space?
I going to patent sex!
everytime u have sex, u have to pay more loyalty! haha
i'd rather have them pay royalties. i'm not sure what dollar amount loyalty carries.