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Nokia Wins Patent Review in Apple Case

A minor reprieve for Nokia in its patent battle with Apple. The International Trade Commission has agreed to reexamine two of the five Nokia patents it said Apple did not infringe in a March ruling.

Numbered 6,895,256, and 6,834,181, the patents at issue here cover an optimized camera sensor architecture for cellphones and a design and construction method for incorporating an antenna and speaker into the small spaces inside a cellphone.

So another twist in a case expected to take years to resolve, one that could end with an injunction blocking the sale and importation of some of either companies handsets or, far more likely, some sort of broad licensing agreement.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work