Patent wrangles and Twitter strangles

Macworld Podcast episode 317

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The top story of the week was, of course, Apple’s $1.05 billion court victory over Samsung in a patent suit that challenged Samsung’s “me too” designs. In this episode, my colleagues Dan Moren and Lex Freidman join me to discuss the origins, conclusion, and implications of that trial.

Having exhausted the subject, we then move to Twitter and its recent aggressive stance in regard to third-party developers.

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Show notes

We’ve addressed the Samsung v Apple case extensively. To learn more read Apple Scores Big Win in Samsung Patent Case, What the Apple-Samsung Verdict Means to You, and, from TechHive, Apple vs. Samsung: What’s Next in the Patent Suit.

We’ve been far less than silent about Twitter’s recent policy changes. Take a gander at Twitter Hands Down New, Strict Rules for Third-Party Developers, Twitter App Makers Trying to Figure Out the Future, and Tapbots Temporarily Pulls Tweetbot Alpha (all penned by Mr. Friedman).

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