Samsung didn’t pay Apple $1 billion fine in 5 cents coins

There is a hoax-news going around in internet about Samsung paying Apple the $1 billion fine in 30 truck loads of nickels (5-cent coins). Although the billion dollar fine is real, 30 dump trucks full of 5-cent coins arriving at Apple headquarters is just a made-up story. Minting $1 billion worth of nickels would mean…

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Sue flowchart in Mobile industry

Today, Motorola announced that it has filed suit against Apple for patent infringement. In this contest, a Guardian‘s colorful flow-chart showing who is suiting who in the mobile industry, looked interesting. Are these companies playing kids’ games? It looks like, the companies sue when they can’t beat the company in the receiving end. I loved…

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HTC seeks ban on sales of iPhone, iPod, and iPad

Now, it is HTC, who is suing Apple in response to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Apple in March.  HTC, a Taiwan based smart-phone manufacturer, makes phones based on Google Inc and Microsoft Corp software. In the lawsuit, HTC is accusing Apple of infringing five HTC patents but, didn’t specify the patents by names….

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Android ahead of iPhone

Google’s Android platform has inched itself to second position with a market share of 28% in the US after RIM’s Blackberry in the smart-phone market, leaving the iPhone in the third position. Android’s start was not that smooth as compared to iPhone but Google picked-up with multi-touch and attractive handsets. Multi-carrier and multiple handset manufactures…

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Adobe distributing free Android phones to its employees

Adobe is planning to demonstrate a version of Flash for Google’s Android software in May at the Google I/O conference, in response to Steve Jobs’ criticism of Flash in an open letter. Adobe also plans to give its employees mobile phones powered by Google’s Android mobile operating system, and running a new mobile version of…

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