1. News
    July 22nd, 2015 by Loek Essers
    Big tech companies back Samsung in Apple patent fight

    Tech companies including Google, Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Facebook are backing Samsung Electronics as it appeals a court ruling to pay Apple almost...

  2. News
    June 30th, 2015 by Loek Essers
    Google harms users by favouring its own services in search results, study finds

    Google’s favouring of its own services in search results doesn’t just harm competitors, it also harms consumers, according to research sponsored...

  3. News
    April 27th, 2015 by Loek Essers
    European Union slams Google with search antitrust charges

    The European Commission has charged Google with abusing its dominant position in Internet search services in Europe by systematically favouring its...

  4. News
    February 20th, 2015 by Loek Essers
    Apple sued for poaching car battery engineers

    Apple has been sued by electric car battery maker A123 Systems for poaching five of its employees to help set up a large scale battery division. Apple...

  5. News
    January 16th, 2015 by Loek Essers
    Apple and Ericsson sue each other in LTE patent royalty spat

    Ericsson and Apple filed patent lawsuits against each other in the US in a dispute over royalty payments demanded by the Swedish telecommunications...

  6. News
    January 12th, 2015 by Loek Essers
    OS X Spotlight Search glitch can expose private details of Apple Mail users

    A glitch in the search software in Apple’s OS X Yosemite can expose private details of Apple Mail users, revealing their IP address as well as other...

  7. News
    November 11th, 2014 by Loek Essers
    Apple’s new deregister tool prevents iMessages from being lost in limbo

    Apple is at last offering a simple way for former iPhone users to receive text messages sent into limbo by the company’s iMessage service. The...

  8. News
    July 21st, 2014 by Loek Essers
    EC slams Apple for in-app purchase policies

    The European Commission took Apple to task over the weekend for failing to firmly commit to stopping inadvertent in-app purchases, particularly those...

  9. News
    June 16th, 2014 by Loek Essers
    Apple starts exchange program for EU iPhone adapters that could overheat

    Apple started an exchange program for iPhone USB power adapters that “may overheat and pose a safety risk.” The affected models are the...

  10. News
    June 12th, 2014 by Loek Essers
    EU starts in-depth probe into Apple’s tax affairs

    The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into Apple’s corporate tax affairs on suspicion that the company did not pay its...

  11. News
    March 26th, 2014 by Loek Essers
    Apple settles Belgian guarantee dispute

    Apple has settled a legal dispute with Belgian consumer organisation Test-Aankoop over its warranty practices, the consumer organisation said on Monday....

  12. News
    March 3rd, 2014 by Loek Essers
    German court dismisses €1.57 billion patent suit against Apple

    The Mannheim Regional Court has dismissed a lawsuit in which German patent licensing firm IPCom demanded €1.57 billion ($2.43 billion) in damages...

  13. News
    February 6th, 2014 by Loek Essers
    Apple faces €1.57 billion patent damages claim in Germany

    German patent licensing firm IPCom has accused Apple of infringing a patent on 3G technology and wants €1.57 billion ($2.38 billion) in damages,...

  14. News
    November 29th, 2013 by Loek Essers
    Google Hangouts infringes trademark, says US company Hanginout

    Google’s video-chat service Hangouts wilfully infringes on the still pending trademark of Hanginout, the company said in a lawsuit filed with...

  15. News
    October 16th, 2013 by Loek Essers
    Apple hires CEO of Burberry to run retail operations

    Apple is hiring Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts to lead its retail business, choosing someone from a fashion brand rather than from a consumer electronics...

  16. News
    October 15th, 2013 by Loek Essers
    Facebook to buy mobile data compression start-up Onavo

    Facebook has agreed to acquire mobile data compression start-up Onavo and plans to use its technology in an effort to make internet access more affordable,...

  17. News
    September 30th, 2013 by Loek Essers
    German court rules Apple photo-management patent invalid because of Steve Jobs keynote

    Germany’s Federal Patent Court invalidated an Apple photo-management patent because Steve Jobs showed how the technology worked during a keynote...

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