Another Lawsuit Between Samsung and Apple

Sometimes ago the giant South-Korean technology company Samsung claimed that the Apple iPhone and the iPad 2 devices, which were sold in Australia violated the patent rules regarding the 3G wireless communications. Samsung has own a trial over the case. The two tech giants, Samsung and Apple, are fighting feverishly in different countries over patent Read more


Motorola Mobillity secures ban against Apple in Germany

Apple Inc have a miserable time this week as they are facing a lawsuit in the European courts. On Friday, the giant company had a patent infringement battle with Motorola Mobility in Germany – this in the same week that a Spanish court also ruled against the Cupertino-based company.

According to a blog post written by Florian Mueller, the Mannheim Regional Court had granted Motorola Mobility a ban against Apple, maker of the iPhone and iPad.


AMD reduced its work force

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. tries to minimize its expenses by firing nearly 1,400 workers because of a weak computer market and manufacturing delays. The said problem has hurt the world’s second-biggest maker of microprocessors for PCs.

The layoffs announced Thursday amount to around 12 percent of the company’s 12,000 workers and were among the first significant move by AMD’s new CEO, Rory Read, who got hired from Lenovo Group in August. The cuts are going to unfold over the following five months.


No Law in overthrowing Facebook ban

A federal judge called a Louisiana law, banning certain sex offenders from Facebook and other social networking sites a “constitutionally problematic” statute. However, he did not decide Wednesday whether to throw out the embargo, which took the result in August.

U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson, based in Baton Rouge, heard arguments from a lawyer, which represents two convicted sex offenders who seeks in overturning the law, and from the attorney general’s office that defends the statute.


HP wants to keep personal computer unit

Hewlett-Packard Co. finally decided to spin off and sell their PC division — a plan first brought to light in August by the technology multinational’s now former CEO.

HP said Thursday that they have come to the decision after a long evaluation regarding the impact to the company of jettisoning the business unit considered the world’s biggest manufacturer of desktop and notebook computers for consumers and businesses.