Apple Denied Quick Win In Flash Recording IP Suit (Law360)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) fell short in its early bid to dismiss a suit alleging its iPhone, iPod, iPad and MacBook products infringe three patents relating to flash memory technology for handheld recording devices, a California federal judge ruled Wednesday. U.S. District Judge Dana M. Sabraw denied Apple’s bid for judgment in a suit accusing Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s products of infringing three patents belonging to San Diego-based E.Digital Corp., saying that it was too early in the case to rule on issues of fact.
Google-backed Uber drives into radio taxi market (LiveMint)
The cabs were dirty and stinky, and the drivers smelled.” This complaint by Pankaj Jain of 500 Startups is shared by many other customers of radio taxis in India. They may soon have a better option. San Francisco-based Uber, the Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) backed start-up that has disrupted the cab industry in the US, announced that it would launch operations in India in a move that is likely to raise the quality of taxi cabs in the country and provide stiff competition to existing firms such as Meru Cab Co. Pvt. Ltd.
Microsoft talks up WP app store integrity (MobileWorldLive)
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) promoted the security of its Windows Phone app store, against a backdrop of concern about the growth of malware targeting the rival Android platform. In a blog post, Microsoft said that “malware hasn’t been much of an issue for Windows Phone customers”. It noted that the Windows Phone store is the “exclusive consumer source of Windows Phone apps”; that apps in the store are tested and certified; and that “if we discover a malicious app, we remove it”.