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Bloomberg: Apple to Pay Up $53 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over Warranties
/ May 29, 2013 5:28 pm
Bloomberg: Apple to Pay Up $53 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over Warranties

Bloomberg reports that Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $53 million to settle a consumer class-action lawsuit claiming the company depended on defective indicators showing that iPhones and iPods were subjected to water to refuse customers’ warranty claims. Consumers may be entitled to receive $300 according to the device model they possessed, according to documents filed in federal court in San Francisco. . Read More

Reuters: Hon Hai and Mozilla to Launch Mobile Phone Running on Firefox OS
/ May 28, 2013 1:57 pm
Reuters: Hon Hai and Mozilla to Launch Mobile Phone Running on Firefox OS

Reuters reports that Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd. will partner with Mozilla, to launch a mobile phone that runs on the Firefox OS, a Mozilla spokeswoman said, as Hon Hai attempts to broaden its client base away from Apple. The Taipei-based Mozilla spokeswoman did not provide information on the device that the companies intend to release on June 3, but Focus Taiwan reported that it would probably be a tablet. Read More

Reuters: European Commission to Investigate Apple’s iPhone Tactics According to Financial Times
/ May 27, 2013 12:33 pm
Reuters: European Commission to Investigate Apple’s iPhone Tactics According to Financial Times

Reuters reports that the European Commission is looking into whether Apple Inc. deployed anti-competitive iPhone sales strategies and technical constraints to squash competitor smartphone makers from the European market, according to documents seen by the Financial Times. . Read More

Bloomberg: Google Said To Be Thinking About Purchasing Waze
/ May 24, 2013 4:49 pm
Bloomberg: Google Said To Be Thinking About Purchasing Waze

Bloomberg reports that Google Inc., creator of the Android operating system, is thinking of buying map-software provider Waze Inc., which may lead to a possible bidding war with Facebook Inc., people familiar with the matter said. . Read More

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Reuters: eBay Developers Working on Potential Apps for Google Glass
/ May 17, 2013 10:17 am
Reuters: eBay Developers Working on Potential Apps for Google Glass

Reuters reports that developers at eBay Inc. are working on possible applications for Google Inc.'s Google Glass project, focused on shopping and broader commercial activities with the wearable technology. eBay spokeswoman Amanda Miller said, "eBay Inc. is participating in the beta of Google Glass and we are exploring the various use-case scenarios.". Read More

CNET: Apple’s App Store Reaches 50 Billion Downloads
/ May 16, 2013 4:39 pm
CNET: Apple’s App Store Reaches 50 Billion Downloads

CNET reports that Apple's App Store reached another major landmark, amassing 50 billion app downloads, according to the countdown timer on Apple's Web site and in iTunes. Apple also confirmed the milestone on Twitter saying, “We just hit 50 billion app downloads. Thank you. It couldn't have happened without you.” . Read More

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The Verge: Apple Adds Samsung Galaxy S4 to List of Devices in Patent Infringement Lawsuit
/ May 15, 2013 2:23 pm
The Verge: Apple Adds Samsung Galaxy S4 to List of Devices in Patent Infringement Lawsuit

The Verge reports that Apple has included Samsung's new Galaxy S4 in a list of 22 products that it thinks infringes iOS user interface patents, in preparation for its second patent trial against Samsung set for spring of next year. . Read More

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