Ed Conway (@edconwaysky) is the economics editor for Sky News and the author of The Real Economy. He recently wrote a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook explaining why he was done with the company. Ed gave us permission to reprint his letter via an email from his new Samsung. Dear Tim, There’s no easy… Continue reading DEAR APPLE: I’m Leaving You
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Apple has lost its appeal against a UK ruling that Samsung had not infringed its design rights. A judge at the High Court in London had originally ruled in July that the look of Samsung's Galaxy Tab computers was not too similar to designs registered in connection with the iPad. He said at the time… Continue reading Apple loses UK tablet design appeal versus Samsung
Who's the strongest of these top smartphones? See who blends first in this video: via Will It Blend? - iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S3 - YouTube.
Samsung is suing Apple over claims that the iPhone 5 infringed on its patents. The Korean electronics giant filed the lawsuit in a U.S. court Tuesday, Reuters reported. “We have little choice but to take the steps necessary to protect our innovations and intellectual property rights,” Samsung said in a statement. Last month, court documents… Continue reading Samsung Sues Apple Over iPhone 5, Allowed to Sell Galaxy Tab 10.1
The criticism heaped on Apple shows the growing importance of cartography. ... Maps are becoming important strategic terrain. They are more than an aid to getting from A to B. Apps based on location—to summon a taxi, say—need maps inside them. Digital maps can include countless layers of information, plus advertisements from which money can… Continue reading Maps on smartphones: Lost
The International Trade Commission voted yesterday to investigate Apple for patent infringement allegations launched by the Google-owned Motorola Mobility. As expected, Motorola is asking for import bans on just about every iOS device, including iPhones, iPods, and iPads. What might be surprising is that Motorola is also asking for a ban on every type of… Continue reading Motorola asks ITC to ban every Mac, iPad, and most iPhones
In 2007, Steve Jobs stood on stage, listing the benefits of Apple's then-new iPhone touchscreen. "You can do multi-finger gestures on it," he said, moving his hands back and forth in the now-familiar pinch-to-zoom motion. Then he paused, and his expression changed. "And boy, have we patented it." The crowd laughed and began applauding as… Continue reading The myth of pinch-to-zoom: how a confused media gave Apple something it doesn’t own
A good 'parody-ad' on the iPhone 5! LEAKED Official Apple iPhone 5 Promo Video - Keynote 2012 - YouTube.
The web has been alight these past few weeks with the details of the Apple v. Samsung lawsuit. It's been a unique opportunity to peer behind the curtain of how these two companies operate, as the trial seeks to answer the question: did Samsung copy Apple? But there's actually another question that I think is… Continue reading Who Cares If Samsung Copied Apple?