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Google closes Motorola deal, appoints CEO that Apple once tried to poach

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Google just announced it closed the deal on its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility, but new reports suggest that direct-competitor Apple tried to poach newly-appointed Motorola chief and Googler Dennis Woodside sometime last year. Bloomberg, which cited two people familiar with the matter, claimed Apple’s CEO Tim Cook...
Google closes Motorola deal, appoints CEO that Apple once tried to poach

Google to Oracle: If You Win This Patent Suit, We'll Cut You In on Android

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Google has apparently suggested cutting Oracle in on the action with a percentage of revenue it generates from its Android mobile operating system in the event that it loses its patent and copyright lawsuit with the enterprise software giant. Oracle however has rejected the suggestion, court filings show. Details of...
Google to Oracle: If You Win This Patent Suit, We'll Cut You In on Android

Patent troll sues Apple, Google and everyone else, but BT denies involvement

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Oh look, it’s another mobile-related patent lawsuit. This time the plaintiff is an obscure Delaware-registered limited liability company called Steelhead, and the patent covers ‘mobile radio handover initiation determination’ – in other words, choosing which cellular base station has the best signal as the handset moves from one place to...
Patent troll sues Apple, Google and everyone else, but BT denies involvement

Apple seeks $2.5 billion from Samsung in patent infringement case

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Apple seeks to recover $2.5 billion in damages and more than $30 per device sold by Samsung for alleged patent infringement, new court filings reveal....
Apple seeks $2.5 billion from Samsung in patent infringement case

Former Apple designer reveals Apple passed on a curved-glass iPhone due to cost

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We have been getting some interesting bits and pieces from the Apple vs Samsung trial this week, much of which was related to early iPhone prototypes referenced in pre trial briefs by Samsung’s lawyers who alleged Apple was inspired by Sony products when creating its initial iPhone concepts. Today...
Former Apple designer reveals Apple passed on a curved-glass iPhone due to cost

Salesforce.com hires former Oracle executive as president

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Salesforce.com has hired a key former Oracle executive Keith Block as its president and vice chairman.He will lead the enterprise cloud computing company's global sales, customer support and consulting services businesses, and has also been appointed to the company's board.Block, who was executive vice president of Oracle's North America...
Salesforce.com hires former Oracle executive as president

MPAA: Hotfile is the Most Blatant 'Pirate Site' of All

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As one of the ten largest file-sharing sites on the Internet, Hotfile has become a prime target for Hollywood. February last year the inevitable happened when the MPAA filed a lawsuit against the file-hosting service. Since then there have been dozens of court filings and Hotfile even sued MPAA member...
MPAA: Hotfile is the Most Blatant 'Pirate Site' of All
Dozens of iPhone, iPad prototype images emerge from trial

Steve Jobs Made Aggressive Threats Against Companies That Tried To Poach Apple Employees

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Steve Jobs threatened to sue smartphone manufacturer Palm if the rival company did not agree to stop poaching Apple employees, according to documents made public by a US court. The communication from the late Apple co-founder came to light in a civil lawsuit brought by five tech workers against Apple...
Steve Jobs Made Aggressive Threats Against Companies That Tried To Poach Apple Employees

Brutal: Court Filings Reveal Asus's Best Android Tablet Only Had 2,000 Pre-Orders (GOOG)

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Here's some disappointing news about our favorite Android tablet on the market right now. Paid Content reports that a lawsuit by toy maker Hasbro against Asus reveals the Asus Transformer Prime tablet only received 2,000 pre-orders before it went on sale. As of last month, only 80,000 had been shipped...
Brutal: Court Filings Reveal Asus's Best Android Tablet Only Had 2,000 Pre-Orders (GOOG)

Learning lessons from TiVo: Don't make patents your business

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TiVo has settled its remaining patent infringement lawsuits with Google, Cisco and Time Warner Cable, and the company announced Thursday that it will receive a lump-sum settlement of $490 million from Cisco and Google. That may sound like a lot of money, but investors had clearly expected more: TiVo’s stock was...
Learning lessons from TiVo: Don't make patents your business

Court filings reveal early iPhone, iPod prototypes

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Documents submitted to a California court as part of the patent battle between Apple and Samsung Electronics provide a fascinating look at the iPhone and iPad designs considered by Apple before the devices went on sale....
Court filings reveal early iPhone, iPod prototypes

New Mexico developer suing Tesla over lost electric car factory

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Remember back in 2008 when electric car maker Tesla Motors changed its mind and decided to move the production of its Model S electric car from New Mexico to California? Well, so does the developer that was going to build a 150,000 square foot facility in New Mexico that was...
New Mexico developer suing Tesla over lost electric car factory

Engadget Mobile Podcast 147 - 07.31.2012

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We're later than usual with this week's Engadget Mobile Podcast, but can you blame us? Just look at all of those long, complicated topics below. Earnings, specs, leaks, beams, Notes...it's a mobile casserole, just like Mom used to make, with a little dash of something unquantifiable...just a hint...oh, it's...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 147 - 07.31.2012

Judge moves back Apple versus Samsung ITC hearing by 6 days

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According to court filings made public today, International Trade Commission Administrative Law Judge Thomas B. Pender moved the investigation of Apple's complaint against Samsung. October 25 is the new date of the investigation, with a final ruling target date four months later, on February 25, 2013. The ITC investigation involves...
Judge moves back Apple versus Samsung ITC hearing by 6 days

Oracle to Court: Let's Try SAP Again

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Here we go again. It looks like one of the ugliest trials in the history of the software industry is about to repeat itself. Last year the judge offered Oracle a choice. Accept a judgement of $272 million in damages, that had been reduced from $1.3 billion awarded at trial...
Oracle to Court: Let's Try SAP Again
Samsung's surprise bestseller: the prepaid Galaxy Prevail

iPad prototype renderings from early-2000s revealed in Apple / Samsung court filings

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It's a strange bit of history that the concept of an Apple tablet led to what we know as the first iPhone. It's a fact that Steve Jobs made mention of back in 2010, at an appearance at All Things D, realizing that Apple was capable of building a...
iPad prototype renderings from early-2000s revealed in Apple / Samsung court filings

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, FB, AMZN, GOOG, RHT)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Tumblr has doubled in size in six months. A report suggests we'll see new MacBook Pros in April and May. Tim Cook visited the Chinese factory where iPhones are made. Jeff Bezos found the rockets that took Apollo 11 to the moon. Google definitely...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, FB, AMZN, GOOG, RHT)

As Prenda Hearing Nears, We Discover Allan Mooney Has No Clue That He's Listed As Representing Prenda Shell Companies

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As we near the Prenda hearing that's scheduled for 1:30 pm this afternoon, in which everyone is supposed to be showing up for Judge Otis Wright, the Star Tribune in Minnesota has a decent summary article about the entire mess, with particular focus on the case's ties to Minnesota, where...
As Prenda Hearing Nears, We Discover Allan Mooney Has No Clue That He's Listed As Representing Prenda Shell Companies

Court Filings Reveal Early iPhone, iPod Prototypes

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Documents submitted to a California court as part of the patent battle between Apple and Samsung Electronics provide a fascinating look at early iPhone and iPad designs....
Court Filings Reveal Early iPhone, iPod Prototypes
Was Righthaven right to sue an Ars author?

Tesla's Elon Musk says he's broke

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Filed under: TeslaDiving into an extremely competitive and capital-intensive business in which customers generally don't appreciate having access to beta products is not a good way to enhance your personal fortune. In fact, if Elon Musk is being honest in the latest court filings related to his divorce proceedings, it...
Tesla's Elon Musk says he's broke

Apple to Court: Pinch-to-Zoom patent invalidation will take until 2017

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Court filings for the 2014 Apple versus Samsung case continue to fly in Judge Lucy Koh's courtroom in the Northern District of California. In the latest round of filings, Samsung requested that the next patent trial between the pair be stayed, pending reexaminations of two key Apple patents by the...
Apple to Court: Pinch-to-Zoom patent invalidation will take until 2017

Court Temporarily Protects PeopleBrowsr Access To Twitter Firehose, Twitter Says It Will 'Vigorously Defend' Itself

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PeopleBrowsr, the maker of social analytics tools such as Kred, has won a temporary restraining order against Twitter, allowing the company to maintain its access to full access to Twitter’s firehose of data. The victory for PeopleBrowsr is short-term, but it does mean that the company’s access won’t be cut...
Court Temporarily Protects PeopleBrowsr Access To Twitter Firehose, Twitter Says It Will 'Vigorously Defend' Itself
Why Apple's Next iPhone Is As Important As The First One

Google's newest H.264 royalty demand is still hundreds of times the pool rate

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Major news agencies (Bloomberg, Dow Jones, Reuters) report on a "settlement offer" that Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility made Microsoft, and Microsoft's response, describing this as "little more than an effort to change the subject" at time when antitrust authorities are increasingly concerned over standard-essential patents (SEP) abuse.I'll get to the...
Google's newest H.264 royalty demand is still hundreds of times the pool rate
Judge orders Apple, Google to face ‘no-poach’ lawsuit

Media outlets will argue in Apple, Samsung appeal over sealed documents

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A federal appeals court has allowed the New York Times and other media outlets to argue against sealing documents in the “patent trial of the century” between Apple and Samsung that took place last summer. In a short order issued on Thursday, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...
Media outlets will argue in Apple, Samsung appeal over sealed documents
CIA must say if it has secret drone strike documents, DC court rules
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