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Apple, Amazon, Google targeted in Texas for patent infringe…

Apple, Amazon, Google targeted in Texas for patent infringe…

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Apple, Amazon, and Google have been accused of infringing patents related to image and video processing in separate lawsuits filed by a Delaware-based company. Dynamic Data Technologies accused Apple of infringing 11 patents in one suit and Google and YouTube of infringing 10 in another, both filed at the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division, yesterday, November 5. The complaint against Amazon was filed at the same court on Friday, November 2, and asserts nine patents. In each suit, Dynamic explained that it owns a portfolio containing more than 1,000 patents relating to core technologies in the image and video processing field in the US, China, Europe, Germany, Japan, and “many other” territories. Dynamic said it is the owner-by-assignment of the pa
Apple targeted in new patent infringement lawsuit over vide…

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Apple has been hit by a new patent lawsuit from Dynamic Data Technologies, with the suit alleging Apple's products and services have infringed on 11 patents relating to video streaming, processing and optimization. Filed on Monday at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division and found by AppleInsider, the suit from Dynamic Data accuses Apple of infringing on 11 specific patents the company controls. The patents listed by the company are varied in terms of what they cover, but they are all within the field of video manipulation. The patents start with one covering the enhancement of images in a video stream that are "encoded based on previous frames using prediction and motion estimation," and the decoding of such streams. A second, covering "c...
Google’s Targeted Ads Are Coming to a Billboard Near You

Google’s Targeted Ads Are Coming to a Billboard Near You

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Alex Webb is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering Europe's technology, media and communications industries. He previously covered Apple and other technology companies for Bloomberg News in San Francisco. Read more opinion Follow @atbwebb on Twitter Google may be about to pair all that data it has on users' web browsing with the ads displayed on public billboards. Creepy? Maybe. Inevitable? Almost certainly.The Alphabet Inc. unit is in talks in