Company agrees to pay $5 million to settle a suit launched by Taiwan-based Elan Microelectronics, which had accused Apple of infringing on an Elan multitouch patent. Read this blog post by Lance Whitney on Apple.
U.S. job market conditions in March reached their best level since August 2008, with Gallup's Job Creation Index now at +18, up from +14 in February. This is the largest one-month jump in the index since the start of 2008.
Although the Web can feel like the Wild West at times, with gunslingers everywhere looking to separate you from your privacy, your log-ins, and your cash, there are some concrete steps you can take to avoid dem long-eared galoots.
Federal appeals court raises questions over whether YouTube execs knew about infringing material on the site, and sent the case back to a lower court for re-examination. Read this blog post by Greg Sandoval on Media Maverick.
Russian antivirus company says half the computers infected with malware designed to steal personal information are in the U.S. -- with 274 located in Cupertino. Read this blog post by Steven Musil on Security.
A lawsuit takes aim at Google's Street View feature and Apple devices that use it, claiming infringement of a patent held by a Florida company with no Web site. Read this blog post by Josh Lowensohn on Apple Talk.
Between gossip and rumors and gossip and more rumors, the Silicon Valley day-to-day is so dramatic Bravo is turning it into not one but two TV shows. No joke. That doesn't convince you? Well, how about this?
While the tech industry's elite are fighting it out with their whopper patent portfolios, a recent survey shows just how scary one lawsuit can be for a small company. Read this blog post by Jim Kerstetter on Bootstrap.