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Company wins $368M from Apple, immediately files brand-new lawsuit

arstechnica.com
Three days ago, Apple was ordered to pay $368.2 million for infringing domain name security and virtual private network patents for its FaceTime service. Now, it turns out the same company that beat Apple in that case—VirnetX—filed a new lawsuit against Apple on the very same day. The suit, filed...
Company wins $368M from Apple, immediately files brand-new lawsuit

Apple's Newest Ad: If Only Via FaceTime

allthingsd.com
A proto-Zooey Deschanel on an iPad Mini, accompanying herself adorably on the ukulele, sings “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” to a grandfatherly dude (on a full-sized iPad) via FaceTime in Apple’s latest commercial. There’s no last-minute shopping promo — beyond the subtle message that Minis are for kids — just...
Apple's Newest Ad: If Only Via FaceTime
AT&T's FaceTime move could get it slapped with an FCC fine

Will Apple's FaceTime app hog your data plan?

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Now that more users have capped or tiered data plans for their smartphones, should they be careful about using Apple's FaceTime app, which will soon allow video chatting over a cellular network? [Read more]...
Will Apple's FaceTime app hog your data plan?

Apple posts iPad mini Christmas ad spot highlighting device's features and benefits of FaceTime

thenextweb.com
Apple has published its Christmas-themed iPad TV commercial which emphasizes the use of FaceTime for keeping in touch with family and loved ones over the festive period and the smaller device’s features. The ad itself — spotted by MacStories — features a young girl who uses FaceTime to play the...
Apple posts iPad mini Christmas ad spot highlighting device's features and benefits of FaceTime

AT&T Expands FaceTime Over Cellular Access to More Customers

www.macrumors.com
AT&T announced today that it is planning to allow any customer "with an LTE device" on a "tiered data plan" to use iOS 6's FaceTime over Cellular feature. Previously, only customers with a Mobile Share plan could use the feature. In practice, the change only affects iPhone 5 customers with...
AT&T Expands FaceTime Over Cellular Access to More Customers

Apple Shows Off Improved iPod Nano, Retina-Display iPod Touch With Siri

allthingsd.com
Apple today unveiled a new line of iPod devices, punching up its popular music-playing hardware with improved battery life, displays and cameras. The new iPod Nano features a 2.5 inch, multitouch display. Apple showed off how widescreen video can be viewed when the Nano is turned on its side. It’s...
Apple Shows Off Improved iPod Nano, Retina-Display iPod Touch With Siri
iFixit tears down the new MacBook Pro’s Retina display, an “engineering marvel”

AT&T May Have To Let All iPhone Users Video Chat (T, AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Three groups sent a letter to AT&T today warning that if it doesn't stop blocking Apple's FaceTime video chat, they are going to file a formal complaint with the Federal Communications Commission about it. Originally, FaceTime only worked on iPads and iPhones connected by Wi-Fi networks--a big limitation.  Last month, AT&T...
AT&T May Have To Let All iPhone Users Video Chat (T, AAPL)

AT&T Expands FaceTime Support To Those With Tiered Data Plans & LTE-Capable Devices

techcrunch.com
Last month, open Internet advocacy groups threatened to file complaint against AT&T with the Federal Communications Commission due to AT&T’s decision to limit the use of Apple’s FaceTime video calling application. AT&T said that users wouldn’t be able to use FaceTime over its cellular network, unless they were also on the...
AT&T Expands FaceTime Support To Those With Tiered Data Plans & LTE-Capable Devices

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, ZNGA, YHOO, FB)

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Good morning! Here's your news: iPhone 5 reviews are out and they are insanely positive. By the way, iOS 6, Apple's new operating system for iPhones and iPads, launches today. You'll be able to download it straight to your device. Here are some cool features to look forward to. And...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, ZNGA, YHOO, FB)
The Vergecast 044 - August 23rd, 2012

Forrester: Apple’s TV distinction could be portability

9to5mac.com
Frankly, no one has really sold me on why Apple should build a TV aside from its portable set-top box called the Apple TV.  With 7 year upgrade cycles and razor thin margins, it seems like Apple would be hard pressed to introduce something noticeably better than a current high end...
Forrester: Apple’s TV distinction could be portability
Founder Of Acclaim And Fellow Gaming Veterans Redesigns Group Video Chat As A Party Named Rabbit

Six3 wants to shake up cross-platform video messaging

www.guardian.co.uk
iPhone app looking to provide a friendlier alternative to MMSApps including Skype, Tango and Apple's FaceTime have brought the buzz back to live video-chatting, with the availability of fast Wi-Fi networks making the idea much more appealing than the early days of 3G-powered video calls. But how about mobile video...
Six3 wants to shake up cross-platform video messaging

Apple trademarks new FaceTime logo, settles on green

www.engadget.com
There's certainly been a lot of brouhaha surrounding the new design language Apple introduced for iOS 7 at WWDC. Some (ourselves included) feel it's modern and fresh while others loathe the brighter palette and simpler, flatter icons. A lot can change between now and the launch of iOS 7...
Apple trademarks new FaceTime logo, settles on green
AT&T announces FaceTime over cellular on iOS 6 will ONLY be available Mobile Share plans

Apple releases iOS 6

www.macworld.com
iOS 6 is upon us. Apple on Wednesday, as promised, released the new version of the operating system that powers the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. You can upgrade to iOS 6 in a couple of ways. Option one is to upgrade from your device itself: Launch the Settings...
Apple releases iOS 6

Apple Improves Auto Exposure Camera Feature for FaceTime

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On March 21, 2013, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals new and improved Auto Exposure techniques for variable lighting conditions that could improve FaceTime image quality. Apple's Patent Background Today, many personal electronic devices come equipped with digital video cameras. Often, the...
Apple Improves Auto Exposure Camera Feature for FaceTime

AT&T On FaceTime Over 3G: Free For Mobile Share Users, Unavailable For Everyone Else

techcrunch.com
More than a few AT&T customers got worked up a few weeks back when a peculiar pop-up in iOS 6 Beta 3 pointed to the possibility that the carrier would charge people to use FaceTime over its wireless data network. Well, that’s officially not that case — AT&T just confirmed...
AT&T On FaceTime Over 3G: Free For Mobile Share Users, Unavailable For Everyone Else

Today in Tech: Why AT&T's flip-flop on FaceTime cellular should worry you

tech.fortune.cnn.com
Also: Priceline buying Kayak for $1.8 billion; how Gangham Style went viral. Priceline to buy Kayak for $1.8 billion [SKIFT] I think this a great deal, and Priceline is probably among the best acquirers in Internet history, I would even say as good as Cisco of yore. Booking.com turned out...
Today in Tech: Why AT&T's flip-flop on FaceTime cellular should worry you

AT&T To Limit iPhone's FaceTime - Challenges FCC's "No Blocking" Rule

www.readwriteweb.com
AT&T's decision to make Apple's FaceTime video chat feature available on its cellular network only through its premium data plan has raised questions over the interpretation of the federal government's "no blocking" rule for wireless carriers - and whether smartphone users will have to pay more for video conferencing and...
AT&T To Limit iPhone's FaceTime - Challenges FCC's "No Blocking" Rule

AT&T responds to FaceTime concerns, will restrict usage because it's a pre-installed app

thenextweb.com
Having come under fire with the announcement that only customers signed up to one of its Mobile Share plans can utilise Apple’s FaceTime service over a cellular connection, US operator AT&T has taken the legal approach to explain its decision to customers, stating that because the app is preloaded, it...
AT&T responds to FaceTime concerns, will restrict usage because it's a pre-installed app
Skype 4.0 update for iOS has UI, stability, accessibility improvements

Internet groups blast AT&T's effort to justify FaceTime blocking

www.theverge.com
AT&T posted a pointed justification of its decision to place restrictions on FaceTime over cellular earlier today, with the carrier's VP of regulatory affairs saying that people "rushed to judgement" on their possible violation of the FCC's Open Internet regulations — but internet groups have already responded critically to...
Internet groups blast AT&T's effort to justify FaceTime blocking

Apple joins Facebook and Microsoft in revealing US surveillance requests

www.guardian.co.uk
Tech firm promises users that iMessage, FaceTime, location details and Siri requests remain privateThe technology firm Apple says it has received 4,000-5,000 surveillance requests from the US government about its customers since December 2012.The company's disclosure comes after the Guardian revealed the existence of a US National Security Agency programme...
Apple joins Facebook and Microsoft in revealing US surveillance requests

AT&T to allow FaceTime, other video chat apps over cellular for all customers

gigaom.com
AT&T on Monday said it plans to more broadly enable the use of Apple’s FaceTime for users over its cellular network in the next few weeks, and by year’s end plans to allow video chat apps use over its network by all customers. This latest position on FaceTime and similar...
AT&T to allow FaceTime, other video chat apps over cellular for all customers
AT&T extending FaceTime over celluar to more users, including those with unlimited data

AT&T cellular FaceTime limited to Mobile Share plans

www.ipodnn.com
AT&T announced today that only customers paying for one of its Mobile Share plans will be able to use Apple's FaceTime feature over a cellular connection. The carrier touts FaceTime as "an added benefit" of its new data plans, and users with individual or family plans will have to rely...
AT&T cellular FaceTime limited to Mobile Share plans
An à la carte Apple TV concept integrates Siri, FaceTime, and cable/satellite providers (Gallery)
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