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Chinese Man Sues Apple Over FaceTime
2012-08-07 12:52:20

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As they say, another day, another Apple suit. More specifically, Apple now has to ward off yet another suit in China, adding additional hurdles in their great Westward expansion. When Apple finally settled their legal issues with display maker Proview earlier this summer, other suits immediately followed. Only hours after Apple agreed to pay out $60 million to the debt-ridden display maker, a household chemical company by...

Siri Lawsuit Filed In Texas Court
2012-07-31 14:43:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A University based in Taiwan is now saying Siri violates two of their patents. According to the suit, filed in an East Texas District court, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) say they own the rights to two voice-recognition patents: One which involves a "method and system for matching speech data" and a second which details a “Speech recognition system.” As a part of the suit, NCKU is seeking monetary...

2009-07-28 09:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) today announced that its subsidiary in Taiwan, Air Products San Fu Co. Ltd., has signed a long-term contract with Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), the world's fourth largest TFT-LCD supplier, to provide nitrogen and bulk gases to their Fab 6 located in Tree Valley Science and Industry Park (TVSIP), Tainan, Taiwan. Air Products San Fu has installed an air separation unit next to CMO Fab 6 to provide on-site...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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