Apple has won a case against Motorola which -- should the Cupertino-based giant decide to enforce the injunction -- could lead to the destruction of Motorola phones en masse.
Zack Whittaker reports on the latest technology news from the United Kingdom and Europe, served with buttered crumpets and a side of sarcasm.
Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.
Apple has been hit with an injunction against iCloud and MobileMe push email in Germany, after it lost a case against Motorola Mobility over an old pager patent.
No fixed abode, on the run, and evading the authorities? Not to worry. UK courts can now summon you to face trial through Facebook.
A UK court has effectively ruled file-sharing site The Pirate Bay as illegal, paving the way for ISP-level blocks to be enacted when a final judgement is made in June.
The UK -- according to reports -- is to follow suit with its American cousins in H.R. 1981, by aiming to force ISPs and phone companies to retain communications data for one year.
Apple has asked European antitrust regulators to settle a dispute over patents. A formal antitrust investigation could be looming over Motorola.
Apple, once again, has secured another injunction against an Android manufacturer. This time, a repeat performance from Motorola, and specifically a 'slide-to-unlock' patent.
Rejoice, Europeans. Social networks cannot be forced into installing filtering systems to prevent the "unlawful use" of copyrighted works. Your privacy is safe for another day.
If you thought the Patriot Act 'debacle' was one-sided, with U.S. authorities striking at the heart of Europe, UK authorities can hit back just as hard.
The European Commission has cleared Google's bid to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion. But the fight is not over yet, with several (albeit smaller) hurdles to clear.