5 of today’s top Apple news stories: Ban on Samsung products denied, “Attack Detection” patent and more…

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Today has been a busy day in the world of Apple news. With stories surrounding the Cupertino company ranging from more court battles vs. Samsung to stock dividend increase, there has been a wide variety of news today. Below are five of the top stories from around the web about Apple that hit the news feeds today.

1. Apple’s ‘attack detection mode’ protects iPhone owners in emergency situations

A newly revealed patent shows off Apple’s ideas behind having your iPhone be able to detect when you’re being attacked, and do something about it. Read more at Apple Insider…

2. Setback for Apple: U.S. judge denies renewed bid for permanent injunction against Samsung

Apple appealed to have some of Samsung’s products banned in the States, but was denied by a U.S. judge. Read more at FOSS Patents…

3. Apple to expand iAd options, bringing full-screen video ads this year

According to reports, Apple’s iAd service will allow advertisers to use full-screen video ads on iOS as early as this year. Read more at Apple Insider…

4. Apple will likely boost its dividend in April

According to some market watchers, Apple may increase its dividend by a minimum of 15% in April. Read more at Fool.com…

5. FTC required changes to In-App Purchases may feature in iOS 7.1

FTC enforced changes which require Apple to make changes to its In-App Purchase policies may be implemented in the release of iOS 7.1. Read more at MacRumors…

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  • HoldenMonaro

    Hey apple, if you can’t run with the big dogs, stay under the porch. These lawsuits don’t magically make iphone a top shelf device. Instead of gaining customers, apple has gained contempt and derision by trying to make a living off the courts.