Saturday, October 17, 2015

Apple to pay $234million for using university patented microchip technology in iPhones and iPads

The Apple-Samsung patent rivalry often surfaces with Apple claiming Samsung stealing its technology and vice-a-versa. But this time Apple has been ordered to pay $234million damages for using someone else's patented microchip technology in iPhones and iPads.

A jury in USA has ruled that Apple has  infringed on Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation's patent. 

It may be added that the microchip, co-invented by Professor Gurindar Sohi, is believed to improve the speed and efficiency of processors. It also helps extend battery life by as much as two hours.

However, as usual Apple spokesman said the company had plans to appeal the ruling.

Read more about it at: Daily Mail | Photo/Source

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