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Apple found to infringe MobileMedia patents in US

14 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Apple found to infringe MobileMedia patents in US - read the full textApple lost a weeklong patent infringement case brought by a patent-licensing company MobileMedia Ideas LLC, a company in which Nokia, Sony and MPEG LA own about a 10% stake. It took the jury just four hours of deliberation to find that the iPhone 5 was in violation of three of the patents...

 

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Patent losses, stock price sliding and apparently switching back to google maps? It's just a matter of time

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  • 2012-12-15 08:18
  • NB8r

well theyre damn good in suing every mobile company by infringing theyre patents that they think they can get away if thyre the one whos going to steal other mobile patents. nothing new with IOS still crappy

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  • 2012-12-15 08:10
  • L1gy

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-14 22:01 from 2IsP - click to readios recommends its users to use nokia maps several months ago because there MAPS are so crappy

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  • 2012-12-15 08:05
  • L1gy

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-15 07:23 from IWY} - click to readthat comment is right for those who generalise. but until now, i see a lot of people thinking of buying a laptop even if they don't need the mobility. later on they wld realize they need the power of the gadget instead of the "convenience" of mobility. some of them still justify why they made that decision, even if they really crave for a more powerful device. it may not be stupid at first just ignorance. i think one of the main problems is trying to gain status symbol. and that is stupid. some people want a laptop so they can show people at cafes that they are well off. (but they only buy 1 cup of coffee and stay there for hours) social climbing, that's stupid.

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  • 2012-12-15 08:05
  • 9xBW

As usual, Apple just copied another company designs and call them "Re-invent".

Unlike the other Judge Lucy koh and her jury, this time round Judge Sue L. Robinson and his jury has "Laser Sharp" eyes and thinking, does not foolded by Apple deceiving moves.

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  • 2012-12-15 08:03
  • PV{w

> In reply to crunch @ 2012-12-15 07:31 from utsJ - click to readWTF is tit(s) and tat!!!

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  • 2012-12-15 07:52
  • 3E9V

yes tit for tat

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  • 2012-12-15 07:31
  • utsJ

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2012-12-15 06:58 from t7M5 - click to readSports car users also spend extra money for cars that have no cup holders, or baby car seats. Doesn't mean they are stupid. Just because you don't need a feature, doesn't mean IT IS inferior.

Desktop users used to call people who bought laptops in the 90s as stupid, as they sacrificed performance. Look at the world today, and it is no longer the case. They couldn't understand that people bought laptops because of a prioritizing of mobility over performance. Android users show the same myopic thinking today, as the desktop fanboys of yesterday.

Think. Read. Useful activities for Android fanboys.

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  • 2012-12-15 07:23
  • IWY}

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2012-12-15 07:03 from t7M5 - click to readBy the same token, do you then acknowledge that Android tablets are inferior to iPads, where the marketshare situation is reversed? I always find it funny that Android fanboys who use marketshare always avoid this question.

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  • 2012-12-15 07:20
  • IWY}

> In reply to TheNeighbor @ 2012-12-15 07:03 from t7M5 - click to readMarketshare is certainly a good factor to have, but it isn't always the ONLY factor to consider, or else you would say Toyotas are better than Rolls Royces.

Profit is another aspect to consider when determining company health for example, and though Apple's marketshare is only one quarter, it holds more than 3/4ths of smartphone industry profits.

If you were a smartphone company, which position would you rather have? It depends doesn't it?

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  • 2012-12-15 07:19
  • IWY}

> In reply to [deleted post]
tell that to tim crook....

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  • 2012-12-15 07:12
  • 2IsP

> In reply to techwhizz @ 2012-12-15 01:24 from in55 - click to readIf the iPhone is such a marvel, why it's it that Android owns more than 70% of the market - worldwide? Denial is not a good trait, pal.

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  • 2012-12-15 07:03
  • t7M5

These patents war should really stop. Apple pioneered the mobile patent war, and it should ideally end with Apple. Its taking up alot of $$$, which can be better utilized in development of better products.

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  • 2012-12-15 06:59
  • XMJN

> In reply to techwhizz @ 2012-12-15 01:24 from in55 - click to readThis is what iUsers know - they have the world best smartphone that has no direct Bluetooth files transfer, no card expansion, mono audio recording for their HD video recording, non-removable battery, and they think Apple came up with all the tech that went into "inventing" it.

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  • 2012-12-15 06:58
  • t7M5

Is this downfall of apple?why always lawsuits?

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  • 2012-12-15 06:58
  • NwGY

they started the war and now they are eating it! let the world laugh... stop the war it's a shame!

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  • 2012-12-15 06:53
  • 4r3V

apple facing tough time but soon will be in market.

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  • 2012-12-15 06:48
  • MGI9

See how silly things have been escalating worn these patents? All this time, Apple was using systems they stole from others, and had the audacity to call others copycats.

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  • 2012-12-15 06:42
  • t7M5

Apple is the one who started this patent war and is going to end this war with a nickname...loser..haha

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  • 2012-12-15 06:39
  • veKj

i dun't lyk iphone b'cz all feature r same in all cell...m requesting uh 2change same feature n make a low prince cell...


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  • 2012-12-15 06:07
  • 9xcR

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