ITC to weigh in on ongoing dispute between Apple and Qualcomm

ITC to weigh in on ongoing dispute between Apple and Qualcomm

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) will weigh in on an intellectual property dispute between Apple and the chip supplier Qualcomm over sales of iPhones found to infringe a Qualcomm patent, agreeing on Wednesday to reconsider whether the telecom giant's asserted patent is obvious and whether an import ban against the iPhones would be appropriate, reports Law360.

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Apple Daily Report: Apple’s Messages could be exempt from proposed California tax on text messages (and more news)

Apple Daily Report: Apple’s Messages could be exempt from proposed California tax on text messages (and more news)

According to recent public law filings, California's Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is considering a plan that would bill cell phone users a monthly fee for any text message services they use. However, engadget notes that apps such as Apple’s Message and WhatsApp would be exempt from the charge since their texts are sent over the Internet rather than as text messages. 

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MyOeno wine scanner and app help to refine your wine-tasting palate

MyOeno wine scanner and app help to refine your wine-tasting palate

Wine is one of the few refreshments on our planet that has inspired humans to poetry. Take Galileo Galilei’s comment that “Wine is sunlight, held together by water,” or Euripides’ observation that “Where there is no wine, there is no love.” It also inspired a French company to invent and market the MyOeno wine scanner and app (US$65), a perfect way to determine which wines please your palate the most.

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Daily Deal: Ziistle Triangle Foldable Wireless Charger

Daily Deal: Ziistle Triangle Foldable Wireless Charger

Wireless chargers are great if you have a recent iPhone…but not so great if you want to take one with you everywhere you go. They tend to be bulky and not the type of thing you want to drop into a bag or put in a pocket. That’s where today’s deal comes in: The Ziistle Triangle Foldable Wireless Qi-Certified Charger ($34.99) folds flat so it’s super light, thin and convenient.

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