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One Plaintiff Is Withdrawn in The Apple iPod AntiTrust Case

Posted on 05/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Friday saw one of the two named plaintiffs in the class-action suit covering Apple’s FairPlay DRM being withdrawn from the case by their attorneys. It’s possible that neither of the two named plaintiffs in the case are actually members of the class they represent.

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Eddy Cue Testifies About Apple’s DRM Policies

Posted on 05/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Eddy Cue took the stand on Thursday in the ongoing class-action suit alleging Apple is guilty of attempting to lock other companies out of their iPod music players, while locking users into their iPod/iTunes ecosystem. Cue testified about Apple’s Digital Rights Management (DRM) policies.

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Apple Launches Holiday Music iTunes Radio Stations

Posted on 05/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has activated ten holiday-themed radio stations on their iTunes Radio music streaming service. The station offers everything from seasonal classics, to rock-themed, to swing flavored holiday songs.

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Steve Wozniak Talks About The Early Days of Apple

Posted on 04/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Bloomberg Businessweek’s list of “The 85 Most Disruptive Ideas in Our History” came out this week, and as a part of highlighting Apple’s #10 ranking in the list, the magazine had a short talk with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak about Apple’s early days, the garage myth, and Steve Jobs’ mindset in the early days of the company.

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Apple Loses Appeal for Australian App Store Trademark

Posted on 03/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple’s appeal for the Australian trademark for the name “App Store” was denied by a court on Wednesday. Apple was seeking a reversal of an earlier ruling that found “app store” wasn’t available for trademark, because the term is too descriptive.

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Steve Jobs Testimony Spotlighted in iPod Class-Action Proceedings

Posted on 03/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The decade-old class-action lawsuit brought against Apple by iPod owners angry that they were locked into the iTunes ecosystem is finally underway in a California courtroom, and emails between Apple executives, and a videotaped deposition of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs are the focus of the early proceedings.

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