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Apple patent shows off Siri working in iMessage

A new Apple patent describes how Siri could work inside iMessage chats to do things like schedule meetings based on location and availability of those in the chat (via Apple Insider). In one of the illustrations, one chat participant asks “How long till you guys get here?’ and Siri is able to check everyone’s location and answers the question…

Samsung to pay Apple $120M over slide-to-unlock patent case

Bloomberg reports that Apple this week has won its long-running appeal against Samsung over Apple’s slide-to-unlock patent. The report says that Samsung owes Apple the original $119.6 million that a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled was wrongly thrown out in a decision made back in February. In this case, Apple claimed that Samsung…

Apple: Don’t send Samsung case back to lower court

Apple has now urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against Samsung’s request to send a multi-year patent lawsuit back to lower court for further hearings, Reuters reports. According to court documents, Apple argues against the South Korean company saying it has “no evidence” that the design patent damages should be based on anything less than the value…

Apple must halt iPhone 6 sales after odd Beijing patent ruling

Update: Apple has now put out an official statement regarding the matter. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus as well as iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPhone SE models are all available for sale today in China. We appealed an administrative order from a regional patent tribunal in Beijing last month and as a result the order has been stayed pending review by the…