Is Apple Collecting and Selling Consumer ID Information?

Is Apple Collecting and Selling Consumer ID Information?
Apple is no stranger to lawsuits – from both sides of the coin – but this time, the company is facing a class action lawsuit from three guys in Boston, Massachusetts. The plaintiffs are Adam Christensen, Jeffrey Scolnick, and William Farrell. Source The complaint? That Apple has violated (and continues to violate) Mass. Gen Laws chapter. 93 Read more…

Apple Reports on Government Information Requests

Apple government spying
Ever since it came to light that the US government has spied on Americans with the supposed help from companies like Google, Apple, and Microsoft, these companies have been scrambling to show their respective customers that the method for requesting information from them is done with the upmost security and only when valid warrants are Read more…

Apple Says Publisher Deal Improved Competition

Apple Says Publisher Deal Improved Competition
Apple is under fire from the United States Department of Justice for allegations that it has conspired with other book publishers to illegally fix the prices of e-books.  The DOJ has has said that Apple’s defense against the allegations are unconvincing and “untethered from both precedent and logic.” Read more…

Apple Plans to Reimburse Accidental In-App Purchases in Kids’ Apps

It’s clear that kids love iOS devices. My kids can’t get enough of the iPad. Even if I tell them that I need the iPad for work (I use it for accessing another email account, making to-do lists, appointments, and work charts), they often win in the end and would play their favorite games or Read more…

Apple Puts Up Court-Mandated Samsung Apology Page

Apple Puts Up Court-Mandated Samsung Apology Page
A few months ago, a U.K. court judge decided against Apple’s charges of Samsung of copying the design of the Apple iPad in designing the Galaxy tablet. The U.K. courts then ordered Apple to come out with a public statement that exonerates Samsung from the charges of copying Apple. This statement was to be published Read more…

Apple, Samsung Still Locked in Legal Battles

A month or so ago, Apple finally won in its court battle against Samsung in a California court. The verdict – Samsung has infringed on Apple’s patents and will be required to pay a little more than $1 billion to Apple as damages. But the fight is not finished. Various motions and filings are still Read more…

Apple Seeks to Have Eight Samsung Products Pulled Out From The Market

Apple Seeks to Have Eight Samsung Products Pulled Out From The Market
After winning its patent infringement case versus Samsung and netting $1.05 billion in damages, Apple looks like it’s going for the kill. The company has recently submitted a list to the court of Samsung made products that it contends should be withdrawn from the market. Read more…

UK Court Decision Orders Apple to Post Ads That Samsung Did Not Copy The iPad

UK Court Decision Orders Apple to Post Ads That Samsung Did Not Copy The iPad
The legal dispute between Apple and Samsung has taken a turn for the absurd after a judge ordered Apple to issue a notice on its website that basically says Samsung did not copy the iPad or any aspect of it when the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet was designed. The unusual ruling was promulgated Read more…

Apple Pays Proview $60M For Right To Use “iPad” name in China

Apple Pays Proview  $60M For Right To Use "iPad" name in China
One of the legal disputes Apple has been facing is a trademark problem surrounding the name “iPad” in China. Apparently, the name “iPad” is owned by a company called Proview. Even though Apple bought the right to use the iPad name with the company’s Taipei branch, it wasn’t able to get the same deal with Read more…

ITC Rules Apple Infringes on Motorola Patent

ITC Rules Apple Infringes on Motorola Patent
Apple recently received less than favorable news with the US International Trade Commission ruling that Apple is infringing on a patent involving 3G wireless technology that Motorola Mobility owns. The Commission further stated that Apple’s action also compels other companies to infringe on this same patent without even knowing that they’re doing it. This is Read more…