Just this week, a U.S. district judge dismissed an eyebrow-raising lawsuit that was filed against Apple at the end of last year by none other than Cydia creator Jay Freeman (A.K.A. Saurik), a name that many jailbreakers and iDownloadBlog readers alike will recognize as ‘The Father of Jailbreaking.’
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday concluded that police need warrants to gather phone location data as evidence. In the 5-4 ruling, the Court cited the Fourth Amendment’s guarantee to be free from unreasonable government searches as the reason for reversing and remanding the Sixth Circuit court’s decision, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Apple's long-running licensing dispute with Qualcomm landed in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office on Thursday. The iPhone maker filed petitions challenging four Qualcomm Inc. patents that it says don't cover new ideas, according to Bloomberg.
In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that states can require online retailers to collect taxes. The decision reverses 50 years of legal rulings that barred states from imposing sales taxes when their residents made a purchase from an out-of-state retailer.
Apple's battle with Qualcomm shows no sign of slowing down. Just in the last few days Apple filed a counterclaim against Qualcomm. The company has now seemingly retaliated with three more patent claims back at Apple. Additionally, they are looking to ban the iPhone 8 and iPhone X from sale in the US.
Following a five-year fight over marketing manager David Lysgaard's faulty iPhone 4 he bought in 2011 from Apple.com, the Glostrup District Court has ruled that Apple did violate the Danish Sale of Goods Act by giving the man a “remanufactured” device instead of the brand new phone he was entitled to in accordance with local law, Domstol.dk reported Friday. Apple's warranty terms state that refurbs use either brand new parts or those that are equivalent to new in performance and reliability.