Apple Sues Samsung in South Korea
Apple has filed a patent lawsuit against Samsung in its home country of South Korea. The new lawsuit claims that Samsung is guilty of infringing on several of Apple's smartphone patents. Specifics of the new lawsuit weren't immediately made clear. The two companies are locked horn-to-horn in a number of patents, including one in the U.S. over design and trade dress. In that lawsuit, Apple alleges that Samsung has blatantly copied its smartphone designs.
Samsung Reveals Price Points for Gear Sport Watch and Icon X Headphones
Samsung today said its Gear Sport smartwatch and Icon X 2018 headphones will be available for pre-order starting October 13, with general retail availability to follow October 27. The Gear Sport, a fitness-focused smartwatch that runs Samsung's Tizen platform, costs $299.99.
Powermat to Upgrade Starbucks Charging Mats to Support iPhone X
Powermat, which has deployed PMA-compliant wireless chargers at thousands of Starbucks locations around the U.S., plans to update its charging pads to support the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 8 from Apple. At the moment, there are two competing wireless charging standards, PMA and Qi.
Appeals Court Says Samsung Didn't Copy Apple's Designs
A federal appeals court today reversed part of a verdict won by Apple against foe Samsung regarding its designs and patents. Apple alleged Samsung copied its iPhone designs, or "trade dress," as part of its 2011-2012 lawsuit.
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.
Funny, Xerox Didn't Sue Apple ...
What makes me not like Apple is their attitude that their sh1t doesn't stink. Jobs needs to get off his high horse for a change. And considering the way he looks, God may make that decision for him in the not distant future though I wish him well.