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Sure bet for 2008: More Apple lawsuits

Nothing appears to bring out the snarky comments and questionable legal actions than success in the technology markets. Apple's winning combination of the iPod and the iTunes Music Store seems guaranteed to keep the lawsuits coming in 2008 and beyond.

January 4, 2008 by

6G iPod user interface leaked; it's not like iPhone

According to a MacRumors video (since removed at the request of Apple legal) the new iPod interface will look stylish and more graphical - but nothing like iPhone, as most have predicted. Most people figured that the next iPod would simply be iPhone, sans the phone part.

July 22, 2007 by

Use "POD" in your trademark, get sued. Has Apple gone too far?

[Update: Since first publishing this story, another small business person has come forward with the details of a very similar threatening letter that she received] Has Apple gone too far?  Even if the product you make doesn't look, smell, feel, or do anything remotely close to what an iPod does, and even if consumers can't buy it on the shelves in a store, that apparently doesn't mean Apple won't release its legal dogs on you if the name of your product includes the letters P-O-D.

August 11, 2006 by

NBC-iPod deal further proof of TiVo's legal risk

 In an earlier post, I mentioned why it was that a technology that makes it possible to transfer programs from a TiVo to an iPod will likely draw the ire of the copyright police and their legal minions.Most of you TalkBacked along the lines of "what does it matter?

December 6, 2005 by

iTunes Music Store debuts

Apple Computer today launched its long-awaited iTunes Music Store in Australia, finally giving iPod owners a legal way of downloading music online.

October 24, 2005 by

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