Apple has adopted new tactics
in its patent war against the handheld industry. Last summer, Apple has transferred patents
to the patent troll Digitude Innovations
, using a shell company operated by Digitude's primary investor, Altitude Capital Partners. In December, Digitude filed suit with the International Trade Commission alleging patent infringement by almost every mobile manufacturers except Apple. (pdf filing
) [more inside]
posted by jeffburdges
on Dec 11, 2011 -
This is the biggest ego battle in history.
It looked like the beginning of a beautiful friendship. Today, such warmth is in short supply. One well-connected Silicon Valley investor, who did not want to be identified talking about the Google-Apple feud, says he is stunned by the level of rancor he’s witnessed.
“It’s World War III. Amazing animosity is motivating two of the most powerful people in the industry,” he says. “This is emotional. This is the biggest ego battle in history. It’s incendiary.”
posted by fixedgear
on Mar 13, 2010 -