Tag Archives: patent
- Origins behind the “Apple Vs Samsung” Case
August 7, 2012
With Apple battling it out in court against Korean manufacturing giant, Samsung, more information about the iPhone and it’s origins have surfaced. So here’s a round-up of some things that were revealed in court. Project Purple. In a document filed in court, Apple points out to a prototype device codenamed...
- Down with the Patent Trolls
April 14, 2011
Finally, a bill put forth aimed at curbing frivolous patent lawsuits and clearing a years-long backlog of patent applications gained the backing of the U.S. House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee today. Without question, it's about time, patent trolls have wreaked havoc for far too long. The vote was unanimous, the...
- Zynga facing legal action
January 6, 2011
If the people over at Zynga thought that 2011 was again going to be their year in the social networking stratosphere then today’s news of patent infringement proceedings will be a rude awakening. Think of it like your friend telling you you’re going to a heavy black metal concert and...
- Zynga files patent application for virtual game currency
October 27, 2010
Zynga, makers of the number one Facebook app (Farmville) and six of the top 10 apps, has filed a patent application for a virtual game currency. The application stresses that the currency exchange is a one-way street, i.e. real money goes into the system, but cannot be withdrawn. In other...
- iCaramba! Motorola sues Apple over iPhone/iPad patent infringements
October 7, 2010
Nowadays, it seems tech companies spend more time in court than they do in the laboratory. This year’s action got off to a silly start when a patent troll claimed he was entitled to 84% of Facebook. Not long after this, Oracle sued Google’s Android OS for intellectual property infringement,...
Another bitcoin wallet app clone spotted in Apple store
August 11, 2016
Dutch regulator orders Apple to shut down real-money gambling apps
October 12, 2016
US federal judge: Bitcoin qualifies as money
September 20, 2016