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July 27, 2018
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New patent lawsuit targets Apple over voice control tech in Siri- & HomeKit-enabled devices

A fellow Californian company, SpeakWare, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Apple, accusing the iPhone maker of violating a U.S. voice control patent. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 11, 2018
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Apple ordered to pay VirnetX $502.6M in patent infringement row

A federal jury on Tuesday found Apple’s FaceTime, VPN and iMessage products in infringement of four VirnetX patents covering secure communications, awarding the patent holdings firm $ 502.6 million in damages. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 7, 2018
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Apple hit with patent infringement lawsuit over the Apple Watch’s heart rate technology

As detailed in a new report from Axios, Apple is facing a lawsuit from Michigan-based Omni MedSci over the Apple Watch. The company, a technology started focused on “near-infrared and mid-infrared broadband lasers,” alleges that the heart rate technology in … Continue reading

September 21, 2017
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Qualcomm loses two key rulings in its patent royalty fight with Apple

Qualcomm got two bits of bad news today in its squabble with Apple. First, it has failed to force Apple’s manufacturing partners to make royalty payments prior to a determination of what the total disputed royalties should be, and second … Continue reading

July 28, 2017
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Apple hit with patent infringement suit over Apple TV’s ‘What did he say?’ rewind feature

A Florida-based digital video company is suing Apple over a Siri feature of the fourth-generation Apple TV. The company, CustomPlay, says that it originally created the Apple TV and Siri feature that allows users to ask “what did he say?” … Continue reading

July 27, 2017
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Apple-assigned Metaio patent illustrates rumored augmented reality glasses

Rumors that Apple is working on augmented reality glasses have been growing for some time, and a patent application published today shows how the same approach might be adapted to both a smartphone screen and smart glasses. It also describes … Continue reading

July 26, 2017
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Wisconsin court orders Apple pay $506M for infringing on WARF patent

A U.S. district court judge on Monday ruled Apple must pay $ 506 million in damages for infringing on a microprocessor technology IP owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s patent licensing body, adding $ 272 million to an initial $ … Continue reading

May 28, 2017
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Patent troll Uniloc sues Apple over AirPlay, autodialing, battery technology

In a trio of lawsuits filed in a Texas court on Friday, non-practicing entity Uniloc claims Apple infringes on three patents with technology relating to AirPlay, autodialing phone numbers from Contacts and operating portable device batteries. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 9, 2017
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Apple patent application hints at waterproof AirPods case capable of charging iPhone, Apple Watch

A patent application from Apple details the possibility of a future AirPods case design doubling as a wireless charging dock for the iPhone and Apple Watch. The patent was part of a dump of 250 Apple patent applications from the US … Continue reading

March 7, 2017
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Apple patent uses depth maps for smart facial detection, bolsters iPhone 8 rumors

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent covering the detection of human faces in digital video feeds by leveraging depth map information, technology that could be a building block of a face-based bio-recognition system rumored to debut with this year’s … Continue reading

January 17, 2017
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FTC complaint alleges Qualcomm forced Apple to use its baseband chips for lower patent royalities

Qualcomm is the target of a new Federal Trade Commission complaint filed today involving Apple. The FTC claims Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive practices that helped it monopolize the market of a “key semiconductor device” used in products including iPhones and iPads. more… Filed … Continue reading

October 1, 2016
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Apple Ordered to Pay $302 Million in Damages to VirnetX in Patent Retrial

Apple has been ordered to pay more than $302 million in damages for using VirnetX Holding Corp’s patented internet security technology in its FaceTime platform without permission. According to a Reuters report filed late on Friday, the verdict was handed … Continue reading