Ahmed Omran, a Saudi blogger who runs the Riyadh Bureau site, says that Saudi telecom companies may be tempted to go along with the request from the regulator – even though it will upset their customers – because of the loss of revenue they suffer from the free apps, which are hugely popular in the country.
The regulator said that since Skype let users make voice calls to fixed and mobile numbers in France and around the world, it had an obligation to allow emergency calls and permit legal interception of calls when required.
Apple’s cash pile has grown to that size from $98bn last March.
A federal judge late Monday dealt Apple a major blow in its landmark battle with Samsung, denying the company’s request to ban U.S. sales of smartphones from the South Korean electronics giant. Share/Save
Apple has to reveal how much money its getting from HTC in a patent settlement to Samsung, a judge ruled. Apple settled all patent litigation with HTC two weeks ago. They also entered into a ten-year licensing agreement. The terms of their deal were never disclosed. Share/Save
The patent dispute between Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. escalated after a U.S. judge on Thursday granted both companies permission to add new products to their lawsuits claiming infringement, including the iPhone 5 and the Galaxy Note 10.1. Share/Save
A gang of thieves Monday night made off with 3,600 Pad minis that had just arrived at JFK Airport from China. A pair of brazen crooks punched another hole in the lax JFK security when they stole a trove of new Apple iPad minis — worth $1.5 million — from the same cargo building that [...]
Apple has 48 hours to re-write a statement on its website relating to its design rights dispute with Samsung, UK judges have ruled. Apple was forced on 18 October to publish a message making it clear that Samsung had not infringed the iPad’s registered design. Share/Save
Apple has published a statement which admits that Samsung has not infringed its designs. The electronics firm was forced to publish the statement by a UK High Court which ruled on a dispute between the two firms in July. Share/Save
Plaintiffs claim the company violated the Sherman Act and Digital Millennium Copyright Act by not obtaining customers’ permission to have their iPhones locked to AT&T’s network. Share/Save