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EU says Motorola abused its position by seeking and enforcing injunction against Apple

Motorola Mobility abuses its dominant position in the E.U. by seeking and enforcing an injunction against Apple in Germany on the basis of its mobile phone standard-essential patents (SEPs), the European Commission said in a preliminary antitrust review of the case on Monday.

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Senator introduces legislation targeting patent trolls

A U.S. senator has introduced legislation allowing the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to review and invalidate controversial patents challenged by technology startups in an effort to discourage so-called patent trolls.

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Remains of the Day: Bond. Financial bond.

Some day, when people ask Apple why it offered up a multi-billion dollar bond, it'll tell people it was young and needed the money. Of course, if you believe one competitor's CEO, that's because Cupertino's tablet business is going belly up sooner rather than later. And it's time for the latest edition of "I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Sponsored Tweeting!"

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Apple to challenge $368 million patent infringement verdict

Apple will challenge a November 2012 jury verdict that awarded $368 million in damages to Nevada patent-holding company VirnetX, a filing with U.S. regulators showed.

Remains of the Day: Spaceward ho!

Part of Apple's campus is delayed until after a spaceship launch, iTunes sales aren't on the grow, and German iPhone users may once again be notified of their email *schnell*!

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CISPA protesters rally, but this Internet blackout may fizzle

Without the endorsement of the big technology firms that helped with the SOPA boycott last year, protests against CISPA aren't drawing the same support or attention.

on techhive.com

Remains of the Day: At long last

Siri's eidetic memory has an expiration date after all, Apple gets a brush off from some Antarctic birds, and Tim Cook reaches the end of his tether.

Remains of the Day: King of the world

Apple's still the king in digital music and raking in the moolah for PCs, but one trader loses big on the company.

Chinese iPhone dealers dupe Apple with fake components

A group of Chinese iPhone distributors have been arrested for duping Apple with fake components in order to obtain replacement parts worth about 400,000 yuan (US$64,117).

Remains of the Day: LTE AOK BBQ?

Verizon is the true innovator behind the iPhone 5's incorporation of LTE. Elsewhere, Motorola and Apple take up valuable judicial time, and a tree grows in Emeryville.