ITC Agrees to Listen to Motorola's Complaints Against Apple
The U.S. International Trade Commission has indicated that it will hear out Motorola's patent complaints against competitor Apple. The ITC said in a statement that it "has voted to institute an investigation of certain wireless devices, portable music and data processing devices, computers and components thereof. The products at issue in this investigation are electronic devices such as cell phones, portable music players, and computers." Motorola sued Apple over 18 different patents. It says the lawsuit was necessary, as Apple refused to sign a licensing agreement with Motorola. Apple later countersued Motorola.
Sep 18, 2018
A new trial between Qualcomm and Apple has begun at the U.S. International Trade Commission this week.
Dec 19, 2018
A collection of organizations that monitors services marketed to children and consumers alleges Google's marketing policies in the Google Play Store are misleading and should be investigated. The groups have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission wherein they suggest the Family section of the Play Store is rife with content unsuitable for kids.
Sep 28, 2018
Apple met with another round of reprieve today thanks to the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Nov 30, 2018
Amazon today said Apple Music subscribers will soon be able to enjoy their playlists through Alexa-powered devices. Apple Music customers can request that Alexa play songs, artists, albums, and Apple playlists, as well as stream Apple Music radio stations.
Sep 25, 2019
The FCC this week launched an investigation into allegations that Sprint collected federal subsidy payments for 885,000 subscribers that were not actively using Sprint service, violating a key rule of the Lifeline program for low-income consumers. If true, this would amount to Sprint collecting over $8 million/month of taxpayer money that it was not entitled to.