Apple Sued Over Automatic iOS 7 Update Downloads


A California man has sued Apple over the automatic downloading of the iOS 7 update onto his and his family’s iOS devices. He claims that his devices are downloading the iOS 7 update automatically without his permission, and while the update doesn’t install automatically, the download takes up several gigabytes of space on his devices. […]

Apple Asking for $2.5 Billion In Damages From Samsung


Apple wants $2.5 billion from Samsung in order to settle patent infringement claims. According to CNet, the amount Apple is asking for comes from per-unit royalties on the device that infringed on its patents. That patents include design and technology patents, with a majority of them focus on design. The actual number Apple isn’t listed […]

Court Orders Apple and Samsung CEOs to Explore Patent Settlement


Apple and Samsung have legal battles in several countries over a range of issues. Today both companies agreed to sit down to hopefully reach a settlement agreement on the suits filed in Northern California, which could bring the US arguments to an end. According to FOSS Patents, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Gee-Sung Choi, along […]

Do These Lawsuit Filings Prove Motorola Mobility Will Have Unfair Advantage?


A post on the FOSS Patents blog yesterday caused a considerable amount of buzz when blogger Florian Mueller shared his interpretation of information gleaned from lawsuit filings in Oracle vs. Google. But, as TechCrunch’s Jason Kinkaid pointed out, the conclusions Mueller draws aren’t as alarming as all that. The thrust of it is thus: Since […]