According to Bloomberg, the source notes that U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed a lawsuit against Apple that had been brought by several retail employees over the company’s policy of security searches of personal bags without compensation after workers had clocked out for a break, or the end of their shifts. The class action lawsuit covered a list of employees at the company’s California retail stores. Read more
On Monday, The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said that they have ruled that Samsung violated Apple’s design patents but did not infringe on Apple’s trade dress intellectual property. Read more
InvenSense has been hit with an allegation that is said to be misleading investors, they say the new toll would take deep discounts to Apple, and would impact on the sensor-maker’s financial performance. Read more
Apple Inc. was recently told to pay a Texas company $23.6 million after a jury found their iPhone, and other devices using SkyTel pager technology from the 90’s, and it is said without any permission. This is the second trial in which Cupertino, California-based Apple was accused of using pager technology without paying for it. They won the first case, involving a different company, last month in California.
Wednesday, Apple and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission reached an settlement of $32.5 million, ending a lawsuit over in-app purchases on the iOS App Sore. Read more
Ryan Seacrest has been working with a small start-up company to make an inventive new accessory for the iPhone called the “Typo”, a Blackberry style keyboard for Apple’s iconic smartphone. Well, Blackberry doesn’t agree with Seacrest’s intentions.
Apple’s over-the-air iOS update mechanism, designed to make it easier to update the iOS, has one California man so bothered he is suing Apple CEO Tim Cook. Read more
After two years, Apple has dropped their lawsuit against Amazon for using the term “App Store” allowing both companies to use it in their respective digital marketplaces. Read more
Lawyers from both Apple and THX are working to resolve a patent lawsuit over speaker tech without having to go to court over it. Read more
Apple has added five new patents to its claims, targeting both Samsung and Google in relation to their own Siri program. Read more