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August 20, 2012
by sjvn01
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Mutually Assured Destruction: Google/Motorola vs. Apple

Apple has been asking for it, and now they’re getting it. Cupertino has been doing its best to sue Samsung’s Android tablets and smartphones out of the market rather than compete with them. Now, Motorola — under Google’s control — … Continue reading

February 13, 2012
by sjvn01
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Apple’s Android nightmare: Google’s Motorola purchase gets EU OK

There are two major kinds of patent lawsuits. On the one side, there are the patent trolls, like Eolas making fundamental Web technology claims . Here, the idea is to use flimsy patents to collect hundreds of millions from the … Continue reading

February 3, 2012
by sjvn01
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Apple gets kicked in the teeth by German patent lawsuit decisions

I like Apple products. God knows I own and use enough of them. But, I hate their out-sourcing business practices and their world-wide anti-Android lawsuits. So, when I learned this morning that Motorola Mobility had won a permanent injunction against … Continue reading