Google appears to be perfectly happy to let Apple dangle in the wind and not rush to take advantage of complaints about its newfangled maps program by putting an iOS 6-compatible Google Maps application on the market.
The Verge, however, claims Google was blindsided when Apple unilat...
Sep. 27, 2012 08:30 AM EDT Reads: 5,548
Apple put out a statement Monday morning saying it sold over five million iPhone 5s since Friday. It’s not as many as the eight or 10 million Wall Street has been talking about, which may be why the stock is down 2% pre-market.
The company said the “incredible” demand for the phone “...
Sep. 24, 2012 09:09 AM EDT Reads: 5,413
Apple wants the judge who presided over its case against Samsung for
egregious copying to tack another $707 million in damages onto the jury’s
$1.05 billion verdict and really, really wants a permanent injunction on
Korean products that infringe its patents, including Samsung’s new ...
Sep. 24, 2012 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,897
Android took it on the chin Thursday when a German court said it infringed a Microsoft patent on a soft input panel system and method in a case against Google satellite Motorola Mobility.
Microsoft has made a similar claim in the US.
FOSS Patents, which reckons Google has suffered ...
Sep. 22, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,455
Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, isn’t going sell Amazon’s Kindles anymore.
Reuters, which broke the story, said Wal-Mart is betting consumers want other like-minded gadgets such as iPads and Nooks, but since Amazon has the bigger Internet presence and Wal-Mart wants a piece o...
Sep. 21, 2012 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 6,253
According to the smart money at the Linley Group and AnandTech Apple developed the A6 ARM chip it’s using in the iPhone 5 – something it’s not talking about –and it’s probably having the widget made by Samsung on its 32nm process, which may account for why it’s 22% smaller and doubtles...
Sep. 20, 2012 09:15 AM EDT Reads: 7,734
District Court Judge Lucy Koh, responsible for the Apple-Samsung trial, refused Monday evening to lift the three-month-old preliminary injunction forbidding Samsung to sell its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the US.
She said she didn’t have jurisdiction and bounced the issue to the Court of Appe...
Sep. 19, 2012 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,360
Today will be a very interesting day for those companies that quite rightly have supported the iOS platform in their Enterprise... September 19 is the day that Apple will release iOS 6 to the iPhone and iPad user base. Apple have a great upgrade process, that over the last few versions...
Sep. 19, 2012 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 5,573
Apple said Monday that iPhone 5 pre-orders topped two million units in 24 hours, which is more than double the record set by the previous iPhone 4S model.
The announcement pushed Apple stock to within a hair’s breath of $700, which was where it started going when it became apparent t...
Sep. 18, 2012 08:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,562
Apple pushed over $700 on the Nasdaq Monday after-hours, adding a buck
and change to its closing price of $699.78.
Perhaps it was analyst speculation that Apple could sell eight million iPhone
5s this weekend after the device becomes available in the stores and stick
a finger in ...
Sep. 18, 2012 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 5,294
Samsung Friday lost a patent infringement case it brought against Apple at
the International Trade Commission, the US agency with the power to issue
The judge said the iPad, the iPhone and the iPod touch don’t infringe four
patents Samsung claims they do including t...
Sep. 17, 2012 07:15 AM EDT Reads: 3,916
A German regional court Thursday cleared the way for Apple to file for a permanent injunction barring the sale of products in Germany put out by Google satellite Motorola Mobility.
It was found guilty of infringing Apple’s “rubber-banding” patent in its Android tablets and smartphones...
Sep. 17, 2012 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,836
After swinging back and forth like a garden gate in the face of online criticism, Amazon finally decided it would let customers who don’t want ads on their widgets opt out if they pay an extra $15 for the new Kindle Fires it brought out last week. Amazon is using ads to keep the price ...
Sep. 15, 2012 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 5,751
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia. Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016.
Sep. 10, 2012 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 14,025
The Mobile Health News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of...
Sep. 10, 2012 06:45 AM EDT Reads: 9,940
In a highly anticipated event in Los Angeles Thursday that pushed its stock to a record high while it was happening, Amazon unveiled three next-generation Kindle Fire tablets and priced the mid-range 8.9-inch model with a 1,920 x 1,200 HD screen at $299, undercutting the 9.75-inch Appl...
Sep. 10, 2012 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,121
Apple has reportedly cut the number of memory chips it has on order for its
new iPhone from Samsung, its biggest supplier and the biggest reason it’s
in court all the time trying to stop the Korean company from ripping off its
iPhone and iPad widgetry.
Everybody’s been wonderin...
Sep. 8, 2012 07:45 PM EDT Reads: 5,061
Samsung Electronics could be a major player if it launched its own mobile operating system in a big way, according to Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam. “There’s a potential elephant in the room with Samsung,” McAdam said at an investor conference today. While Google Android ...
Sep. 8, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,908
The Korean Fair Trade Commission (FTC) Thursday said it was investigating a complaint made by Apple that Samsung is abusing its dominance in third-generation wireless technology.
The investigation mirrors a similar one opened in January by the European Commission, which is also inves...
Sep. 8, 2012 09:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,500
Apple Tuesday sent out invitations to what is assumed to be its thinner-than-ever iPhone 5 announcement on Wednesday September 12.
The event will start at 10am Pacific time at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.
Folks who track Apple product announcements like the...
Sep. 6, 2012 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,363
NaviSite, Inc., a provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, has been selected by EAT, a high street food retailer, to provide the NaviCloud platform Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) for its new customer facing web system...
Sep. 5, 2012 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,782
In their first tussle in Japan, a Tokyo Court Friday found that Samsung’s
Galaxy smartphones and tablets don’t infringe a synchronizing patent
held by Apple that lets media players share music and videos with PCs. It
dismissed Apple’s suit.
It’s unclear if Apple will appeal. It’s...
Sep. 4, 2012 07:15 AM EDT Reads: 3,620
Apple Friday added four of Samsung’s prized widgets to the infringement
suit it filed in California District Court in February.
The additions include the Galaxy S III and the Verizon version of the S
III, the Korea company’s brand new flagship phone that sold more than 10
Sep. 4, 2012 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 4,475
Apple may have to wait until December 6 to see if it gets any gratification from the jury decision last week that Samsung copied its technology in its phones, which it wants enjoined.
The delay is supposed to have something to do with the flood of post-trial filings the judge is expe...
Sep. 3, 2012 04:15 AM EDT Reads: 7,755
Cornered, Motorola has finally agreed to license its cellular standards-essential patents to Apple and evidently it won’t get rights to any Apple IP in return. And that was what Motorola and its new parent Google really wanted.
Anyway, it happened in Germany with some help from the Hi...
Sep. 1, 2012 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 6,253
It has been widely reported that Apple’s next-generation iPhone will include near field communication capabilities, and a Chinese blog on Monday published the first images that showed the alleged NFC chip integrated into the phone’s internal components. After an in-depth analysis, howe...
Aug. 31, 2012 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,664
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Larry Page have been talking by phone about a “range of intellectual property matters,” according to Reuters, including the Android-spawned dispute that has seen Apple take Google’s biggest Android peddlers to court here there and everywhere as a proxy...
Aug. 30, 2012 03:12 PM EDT Reads: 6,115
Parallels has launched Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac, the newest version of the No. 1-selling* software for running Windows and Mac applications simultaneously on a Mac without rebooting. People love Macs but many still need to be able to use Windows applications for work, school or hobb...
Aug. 30, 2012 03:30 AM EDT Reads: 8,727
News of its loss to Apple in California Friday sheared more than $12 billion off Samsung’s market cap Monday.
The Wall Street Journal said investors are worried about the next Apple suit facing Samsung in the same district court.
Apple is targeting Samsung’s flagship smartphone, th...
Aug. 28, 2012 11:09 AM EDT Reads: 5,489
Apple CEO Tim Cook, a year in the job, sent the following e-mail out to Apple folk after the jury returned a verdict in Apple’s favor Friday. He doesn’t gloat:
Today was an important day for Apple and for innovators everywhere.
Many of you have been closely following the trial...
Aug. 28, 2012 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 6,659
Google decided it should say something about the largest seller of Android widgets getting its head handed to it by an American jury Friday. It said:
“The court of appeals will review both infringement and the validity of the patent claims. Most of these don’t relate to the core Andro...
Aug. 28, 2012 07:15 AM EDT Reads: 5,658
Apple has filed the one-page list of Samsung products it wants enjoined after a California jury found the Korean company guilty of infringement last Friday.
Trial Judge Lucy Koh ordered it so she would know what she’s in for.
Here’s Apple’s list and why they’re there. It’s being di...
Aug. 28, 2012 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,684
The Apple-Samsung jury didn’t leave after it decided the closely watched case Friday.
It was asked to reconsider a couple of the hundreds of decisions it made filling out the 20-page verdict form.
After Judge Lucy Koh and Samsung’s lawyers looked the form over they found the jury f...
Aug. 27, 2012 08:40 AM EDT Reads: 5,162
Apple is expected to introduce the iPhone 5 Sept. 12 — after which it’s going to be no easy feat for its competitors to grab a headline or pull attention away from the smartphone that Apple fans have been waiting for since essentially last October. Because of this, you can expect...
Aug. 27, 2012 04:00 AM EDT Reads: 2,820
How’s this for ironic. Facebook, which is having trouble monetizing its vast mobile audience, is experimenting with the old-fashioned postcard to see if can turn a dime.
The giant social network is testing functionality called “Mail A Postcard” in what appears to be a small closed bet...
Aug. 26, 2012 10:45 PM EDT Reads: 8,636