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Tokyo Court Finds Samsung Guilty Of Infringing Apple ‘Rubber Banding’ Patent

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A Tokyo court has today found Samsung guilty of infringing an Apple “bounce-back” or “rubber banding” patent that covers the popular scrolling feature built into its iOS platform. Apple has been using the patent against Samsung in a number of courtrooms all over the world, but back in April, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office deemed it invalid.

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Apple Forced To Pay Tokyo Couple $7,400 After iPod Nano Bursts Into Flames

Apple Forced To Pay Tokyo Couple $7,400 After iPod Nano Bursts Into Flames

If you've got a first-generation iPod nano, get it replaced before it looks like this.

Apple has been forced to pay a couple in Tokyo, Japan, ¥600,000 (approx. $7,400) for medical fees and pain and suffering after their first-generation iPod nano spontaneously burst into flames, causing burns to the hand that took more than a month to completely heal.

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Running a 21km Apple Logo as a Tribute to Steve Jobs

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(all images: Joseph Tame)

In a unique kinetic tribute to Steve Jobs, media producer and marathon runner Joseph Tame has run a 21km long course though the streets of Tokyo in the shape of the Apple logo – and tracked the entire endeavor on his iPhone with GPS and an exercise app.

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