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  • News: High-profile ex-Apple staff join forces in Cloud start up

    Apple's former senior vice president of Software Engineering Bertrand Serlet has been working at a cloud computing startup called Upthere since he left Apple last year.

  • News: The average iOS customer is worth $1,000 to Apple - analyst

    A new study has highlighted the loyalty of iPad and iPhone users, who are so unlikely to switch from Apple's iOS to another platform that an analyst believes they are worth almost $295 billion (£188 billion) cumulatively, which is more than half of Apple's current market cap.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Head down, power through

    What would you do to polish up an Apple project? An ex-contractor stuck around for several months without pay, California Governor Jerry Brown pulled some legal strings, and the company's retail division tried a new trick. The remainders for Monday, July 2, 2012 are pulling overtime.

  • News: Microsoft will take $6 billion write-down for online services division

    Microsoft will take a US$6.2 billion goodwill charge this quarter to recognize that its online services business won't grow as quickly as it had forecast, the company announced Monday.

  • News: Intel confirms acquisition of heart-beat biometrics company Idesia

    Intel has acquired biometrics company Idesia Biometrics for an undisclosed amount, an Intel spokesman confirmed on Monday.

  • News: Groups release dueling Internet freedom declarations

    Two groups with members who opposed controversial copyright enforcement bills in the U.S. Congress have released competing declarations of Internet freedom on Monday, two days before the U.S. celebrates its declaration of independence.

  • News: SF Giants CIO: Security, cost challenges in BYOD

    As the use of mobile devices proliferates, the CIO of the San Francisco Giants, Bill Schlough, is trying to keep office workers and baseball fans connected while grappling with bandwidth, cost and security challenges.

  • News: RIP, BlackBerry

    Alas, poor BlackBerry, I knew it well. Apologies for quoting Hamlet, but it seems appropriate.

  • News: Feds cracks down on data brokers

    J. Elizabeth Hill, a nurse living in San Diego, recently received a Gmail message from her nephew. Pasted inside was an article about soldiers in Afghanistan and the discrepancies regarding the ammunition they use.

  • News: Citadel malware: Buy it while you can, scammers

    Get it while you can, is the cry from the denizens of the Russian-speaking malware underworld regarding the Citadel Trojan, offered openly for $2,500, plus more for plug-ins and a monthly fee for "membership" in Citadel's crimeware syndicate. But now the Citadel gang is taking the malware off the open market.

  • News: Google offers concessions to EU antitrust regulators

    Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has written to Europe's top antitrust authorities with proposals aimed at avoiding a fine for anti-competitive behavior and abuse of its dominant market position.

  • News: Apple's Proview Payoff May Set Ugly Precedent

    Apple's reported decision to pay off the financially troubled Chinese company that claims it owns the iPad name could embolden trademark trolls looking to make a quick buck in the future off the richest company in the world.

  • News: Dell buying Quest for $2.4 billion

    Dell announced Monday that it is buying Quest Software for US$2.4 billion, following weeks of speculation over its interest in the infrastructure software vendor. The deal is expected to close later this year.

  • News: USPTO to open satellite office in Silicon Valley

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will open satellite offices in Silicon Valley, Texas and Colorado in an effort to bolster its recruitment of patent examiners and other employees and better serve local businesses, the office announced Monday.

  • News: Dell buying Quest for $2.4 billion

    Dell announced Monday that it is buying Quest Software for US$2.4 billion, following weeks of speculation over its interest in the infrastructure software vendor. The deal is expected to close later this year.

  • News: Apple stumps up $60m for iPad name

    Apple has paid a Chinese firm a sum of $60m to settle a clash over the iPad trademark.

  • News: ITC to review Xbox ban recommendation in Microsoft, Motorola case

    The U.S. International Trade Commission has decided to review an April decision by its administrative law judge in a patent dispute between Microsoft and Motorola Mobility that has attracted a lot of attention including from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on the issue of licensing of standards-essential patents.

  • News: Apple pays US$60M for iPad trademark in China

    Apple has agreed to pay US$60 million for ownership of the iPad trademark in China, as part of a settlement with a little-known Chinese firm called Proview that had tried to ban sales of the tablet in the country, according to a local court.

  • News: Samsung seeks stay on injunction against Galaxy Nexus

    Samsung Electronics asked a U.S. federal court over the weekend for a temporary stay on its preliminary injunction on the sale of the Galaxy Nexus smartphone in the U.S., pending the company's appeal.

  • News: Apple demands ipad3.com domain

    For the second time in two months, Apple has disputed ownership of a URL associated with its products, this time filing a claim with the World Intellectual Property Organization for the ipad3.com domain.



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