Apple’s China trademark battle moves to Shanghai

By Melanie Lee | SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s trademark battle moves to one of China’s richest cities on Wednesday when a Shanghai court will deliberate a request by troubled technology company Proview to halt the sale of iPads across the city.Find out more from Reuters



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Apple’s Gatekeeper: A Low Cost for Partial Security

By Scott Bradner, NetworkWorld Out of the blue, Apple just announced Mountain Lion, the next generation of its OS X operating system. By the time Mountain Lion ships sometime next summer, Apple says it will have lots of new features, some transported …Find out more from PCWorld

Apple’s Mountain Lion: Top 10 features

Apple surprised the tech world Thursday when it announced its new operating system, Mountain Lion. The system incorporates several of iOS’s most notable features. Here’s a quick rundown of the top Mountain Lion features for the Mac, many aimed at users …Find out more from Washington Post

Apple moves toward digital unity with Mountain Lion

By Michael deAgonia Computerworld – Apple surprised the tech world last week by pulling the curtain back on its latest desktop/laptop operating system: OS X Mountain Lion. The final version will be released this summer, but the developer preview …Find out more from Computerworld (blog)

Yummy Apple rumors: iPad 3 gets thicker, iPhone 5 due for fall

What better way to come off the long weekend than with a bunch of Apple rumors? It looks like the iPad 3 may be getting a bit of junk in the trunk, while the iPhone 5 could be another fall release for Apple. The Chinese tech blog MIC Gadget has …Find out more from Washington Post

U.S. Stock-Index Futures Rise After Greek Aid Agreement; Apple Shares Gain

Enlarge image US Stock Futures Advance; Apple Gains, Transocean Declines US Stock Futures Advance; Apple Gains, Transocean Declines Tony Avelar/Bloomberg Apple Inc. iPhone 4S boxes sit stacked on display for sale at an Apple store in Palo Alto, …Find out more from Bloomberg

Some Apple fans no longer on speaking terms with Siri

By Jefferson Graham, USA TODAY If you watched TV, you’ve probably seen the commercial where Siri, the personal digital assistant on the Apple iPhone 4S, recites directions, locates the chords to a popular rock ‘n’ roll song and reads back text messages …Find out more from USA TODAY

Apple Disses Proview CEO Over iPad Trademark Fight

Apple, in the midst of an increasingly nasty fight over the iPad name in China, sent a letter yesterday to the CEO of Proview demanding he stop making “false and misleading statements” about Apple to the media and to the public. The 4-page letter, …Find out more from Forbes

Apple vs. Proview: What happened so far, and what next?

By Hana Stewart-Smith | February 21, 2012, 4:24am PST Summary: A breakdown of the legal battle between Apple and Proview in China, ready for the hearing in Shanghai tomorrow, with predictions over potential outcomes. With the next big step in the …Find out more from ZDNet (blog)

Apple Could Lose Rights to iPad Name in China

Apple, Inc.’s capacity for contentious litigation with its competitors appears to be limitless as, due to a dispute China-based Proview Technologies, it could lose the rights to use the iPad name in the People’s Republic of China.Find out more from Tom’s Guide

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Apple Wins Patents for a Future Multi-Positional iPad Stand, Core …

The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of thirteen newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. The notables within this group include patents covering the design of the iPod nano; Apple’s fun and goofy photo booth …More By Jack Purcher

Apple patents new method for water detection | TUAW – The …

Apple has submitted a patent that describes a better method of detecting water in an electronic device. In other words, Apple has devised a way to know.More By Mike Schramm

Apple Beginning Independent Environmental Audits of Chinese …

While Apple’s partnership with the Fair Labor Association to conduct independent audits of working conditions at factories in Apple’s supply…More By Eric Slivka

Apple just doubled its addressable market in China – Apple 2.0 …

China Telecom, the country’s No. 3 carrier and No.1 Wi-Fi provider, gets the iPhone [caption id=More By Philip Elmer-DeWitt

Apple gets China Telecom, but China Mobile still out of its grasp …

The iPhone 4S will arrive March 9 on China Telecom, China’s third-largest carrier. It’s an important step for Apple, which has highly prioritized its China business, but the number of reachable customers pales in comparison to the 650 million …More By Colin Gibbs