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Apple patents suggest Thunderbolt coming to iOS devices

The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently published three Thunderbolt related patents that suggest Apple may have plans to build Intel’s Thunderbolt connections into its iOS devices. As Patently Apple points out, Apple may …

Cequint sues Apple over caller ID patents

Seattle-based Cequint Inc. filed a lawsuit against Apple accusing the company of infringing on two patents related to its caller ID technology. “Cequint has been damaged by Apple’s infringement,” the company said in …

Apple loses lawsuit over iPad design

Apple has lost a lawsuit to Spanish firm Nuevas Tecnologías y Energías Catalá, which fought back after the Cupertino-based company tried to block the company’s “nt-k” Android tablet from reaching market in Spain. …