VirnetX Sues Apple Anew, Yahoo’s New Home Page: Tech Business Report

VirnetX Holding Corporation (AMEX:VHC) is bringing lawsuit against Apple, as it alleges that Apple’s latest iOS and Mac hardware infringes four VirnetX patents which were asserted in the Texas suit that delivered a favorable verdict earlier in the week. This time, Apple does not seem intent upon resolving this new battle in rapid order.

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China Telecom Corporation (NYSE:CHA) intends to sell the iPhone 5 in late November or early December, which is a bit earlier than was anticipated. During Apple’s fiscal fourth quarter call, Tim Cook said only that his company expects the Chinese launch in December. Meanwhile, China Unicom’s (NYSE:CHU) chairman remains more cautious setting a schedule, and RBC projects that Apple will reach an arrangement with China Mobile (NYSE:CHL) next year, although the iPhone 5 does not support that firm’s TD-SCDMA 3-gigabyte network.

Yahoo’s (NASDAQ:YHOO) most recent home page refresh has mobile in mind. A set of photo tiles similar to Windows 8 occupy much of the screen, but the designer compensated by reducing space for icons, text links, and display ad modules.

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