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If not iPhone, how about Apple iFon?

I offered a few suggestions and a poll for renaming the iPhone in the likelihood that Apple loses its lawsuit with Cisco over rights to use the name. Apple calling the lawsuit "silly"  would indicate that Steve Jobs isn't interested in coming back to the negotiating table with Cisco.

January 11, 2007 by Dan Farber


Report: Vista's business sales stronger than expected

Sales of Windows Vista to businesses were stronger than expected during the operating system's debut month, according to a report from NPD Group. The sales outpaced the first month's tally for Windows 2000 and only slightly trailed that for Windows XP, the market researcher said Thursday.

January 11, 2007 by

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Cisco explains its decision to sue Apple

Mark Chandler, Cisco's senior vice president and general counsel, blogs about Apple's infringement of Cisco's iPhone trademark. Following is the post, with my bolding:Today’s announcement from Cisco regarding our suit with Apple over our iPhone trademark has spurred a lot of interesting questions.

January 10, 2007 by Dan Farber


If not an Apple iPhone, then what name

Now that Apple's is now in litigation with Cisco over use of the iPhone name, Steve Jobs might have to come up with an alternative. For some reason, Jobs was ok with changing the name of iTV to AppleTV, so he must have an alternate name ready to go if he can't get back on track with Cisco.

January 10, 2007 by Dan Farber