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Daily Update for August 9, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires ...

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Lodsys offers to settle patent dispute with fortunate developer

In May 2011, a largely unknown patent-holding firm named Lodsys began threatening iOS developers with lawsuits if they didn't agree to license Lodsys' patent portfolio, which allegedly covered technology encompassing in-app purchases. The case made headlines not only because Lodsys targeted many ...

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Book publishers also not happy with DOJ's proposal for Apple in e-book price fixing case

Following US District Judge Denise Cote's decision that Apple conspired with book publishers to raise the price of e-books, the DOJ last week announced a sweeping proposal aimed at remedying the fallout from Apple's allegedly "illegal" activities. The proposal, which you can read about here, is e...

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Samsung's market value plummets following US presidential veto

Over the weekend, the Obama administration vetoed the US International Trade Commission's import ban pertaining to older generation iPhones and iPads. The move marked the first time since the '80s that a US president vetoed an ITC ruling. While Apple is of course thrilled with the Obama administr...

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Apple calls DOJ proposal "draconian", "punitive", and "wildly out of proportion"

In the wake of US District Judge Denise Cote's ruling that Apple colluded with book publishers to raise the price of e-books, the DOJ yesterday issued a proposal aimed at remedying the alleged damage caused by Apple. To say that the DOJ proposal is harsh and curiously overbroad would be an unders...

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ITC postpones its decision on Apple's complaint against Samsung

Yesterday, August 1, 2013 was the day that the US International Trade Commission (ITC) was supposed to make a decision on Apple's complaint against Samsung. According to Florian Mueller at FOSS Patents, the ITC gave notice yesterday that it is postponing that decision by eight days until August 9,...

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US proposes resolution to Apple e-book price fixing

Just a few weeks ago, Apple found itself on the wrong side of a decision when US District Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple had, in fact, conspired with book publishers to raise the price of e-books across the industry. Today, the DOJ announced a proposed remedy for Apple's alleged wrongdoing. T...

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Apple could pay dearly in ebook case

About two weeks ago, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple conspired with book publishers to raise the price of e-books across the industry. If you recall, five publishing companies -- Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster and Hachette -- were also targeted by the DOJ...

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Penguin offers to end ebook deals with Apple

Apple's ebook price-fixing cases are now in the settlement stage in the US and Europe, and the latest word from the EU is that Penguin has become the last publisher to offer to end ebook pricing restriction deals with Apple. In December of 2012, Apple and the other four publishers named in the Eu...

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Verizon asks President Obama to veto iPhone ban

Last June, ITC handed down an order banning Apple from importing older AT&T-based models of the iPhone and iPad after finding that they infringed upon a Samsung patent. The specific models encompassed by the ban include the iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4 and the first two generations of the iPad. The ITC ru...

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Apple and Samsung still talking settlement deal; Almost reached agreement this February

Though Apple and Samsung remain tied up in patent litigation in a number of jurisdictions across the globe, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the two companies have been engaged in settlement talks with the aim of putting all their legal squabbles behind them. Apple and Samsung Electroni...

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Apple, Samsung will hit appeals court in August

Computerworld is reporting that Apple and Samsung are headed to the US Court of Appeals where Apple will try and convince the court to issue an injunction regarding infringing Samsung products that relate back to last summer's Apple / Samsung case in California. Apple and Samsung will appear befo...

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A look at the "flawed" antitrust decision against Apple

US District Judge Denise Cote last week ruled that Apple colluded with book publishers to artificially raise the price of e-books across the industry. In the wake of that decision, the Macs Future website took a thorough look at Cote's ruling and points out a number of reasons why the reasoning u...

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Apple asks ITC to stop impending ban on iPhones and iPads

The International Trade Commission (ITC) a few weeks ago issued an order banning the import of older generation iPhones and iPads to the extent they infringe upon Samsung owned patents. With the ban scheduled to go into effect on August 5th, Gigaom today is reporting that Apple filed a motion with ...

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Judge finds Apple guilty of fixing e-book prices (Updated)

According to Reuters, US District Judge Denise Cote has ruled against Apple in its big e-book price-fixing trial. The judge found that Apple conspired to raise the retail price of e-books and will now face a trial to determine damages. Update: Both Apple and the Department of Justice have release...

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