AWT News Update: October 7, 2016

AWT News Update: October 7, 2016

Have three minutes? We have just a pair of short Apple-related stories for you today, as it is not only Fashion Friday, but Slow News Friday™ as well! 

  • Apple is getting back a jury award that was nabbed from it by three judges in February; and more patent lawsuit fun happens next week
  • Alton Brown's latest cookbook was photographed entirely using an iPhone 6s Plus
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Apple to settle Siri patent lawsuit for $24.9 million

Apple to settle Siri patent lawsuit for $24.9 million

Whoops, Siri got Apple into trouble with the law. Back in October of 2012, a company called Marathon Patent Group and its licensee Dynamic Advances sued Apple for allegedly violating a patent -- "Natural language interface using constrained dictionary of results" -- with Siri. Dynamic Advances announced today that it is settling the lawsuit with Apple for US$24.9 million.

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Apple wants some more moolah from Samsung

Apple wants some more moolah from Samsung

And you thought it was almost over. Three weeks after receiving $548,176,477 from Samsung over the South Korean company's infringement of Apple's design and technology patents dating back to a 2012 jury verdict, the Cupertino, California-based company has filed for another $178,659,870 in supplemental damages and $1,192,490 in interest payments, reports AppleInsider.

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