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Apple chief's task now is to make them buy; Refreshed iPads and Mac computers are unveiled, joining the latest iPhone 6 models in Apple's stable of latest toys
October 18, 2014
San Francisco APPLE Inc's chief executive officer Tim Cook is ready to tackle the holiday season with a full product array, including new iPads. His challenge now: luring the hordes of buyers that analysts are projecting. Apple yesterday unveiled refreshed iPads and Macintosh computers at an event at its Cupertino, California-based headquarters. The iPads are thinner and include fingerprint sensors, and the Macs boast features such as sharper displays and faster processors. The devices follow Apple's introduction last month of larger-screen iPhones, a smartwatch and a mobile-payments system.

VirnetX Files Petition for Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc with U.S. Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit; Requests Restoration of Jury Verdict Against Apple in Full
October 17, 2014
 VirnetX(TM) Holding Corporation (NYSE MKT: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that, on October 16, 2014, it filed a petition with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, requesting a rehearing and rehearing en banc of the Federal Circuit's September 14, 2014, decision concerning VirnetX's litigation against Apple Inc. In its petition, VirnetX is asking the court to rehear its decision with respect to damages and affirm the district court's damages award against Apple in full because the Federal Circuit's decision is contrary to the patent statute and Supreme Court precedent. VirnetX is also asking the Federal Circuit to reinstate the jury's award that Apple infringed the '504 and '211 patents on the basis that the district court correctly construed the claim term "secure communication link." 

Apple's Cook raises bar with new holiday product lineup
October 17, 2014
Turkey, Oct. 17 -- CUPERTINO. KAZINFORM - Apple Inc. (AAPL) Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook is ready to tackle the holiday season with a full product array including new iPads. His challenge now is luring the hordes of buyers that analysts are projecting, according to Bloomberg. Apple yesterday unveiled refreshed iPads and Macintosh computers at an event at its Cupertino, California-based headquarters. The iPads are thinner and include fingerprint sensors, with the Macs boasting features such as sharper displays and faster processors. The devices follow Apple's introduction last month of larger-screen iPhones, a smartwatch and a mobile-payments system. The lineup is ratcheting up Wall Street's projections that Apple is entering a high growth phase, which Cook will now have to meet. The CEO is also facing calls by activist investor Carl Icahn to increase Apple's value. Investors will get a taste of how Cook's latest gambits are performing next week, when Apple reports fiscal fourth-quarter results on Oct. 20.

US Patent granted to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon) on October 14, titled as "NOR-OR decoder"
October 17, 2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 8,861,302, on October 14, 2014, to Mentor Graphics Corporation (Oregon), titled as "NOR-OR decoder"

Electrical Engineer
October 17, 2014
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Washington: Houston Man Charged with Trafficking in Counterfeit Beats by Dr. Dre
October 17, 2014
US Department of Justice, The Government of USA has issued the following news release: Nick Chen, a Vietnamese National legally residing in Houston, has been arrested on charges of conspiracy and trafficking in counterfeit goods, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Chen, 46, was charged in a four-count sealed indictment returned Oct. 8, 2014, which was unsealed this morning as he made his initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mary Milloy.

Wall Street Poised For Strong Start
October 17, 2014
(RTTNews) - With risk aversion subsiding, bulls may take control of Wall Street on Friday, as traders attempt to focus on the fact that corporate earnings remain fairly robust and economic data, though not inspiring, is far from sounding doom and gloom. Added to the fact, central banks across the globe are ready to extend any kind of support to foster a return to trend-like growth. More earnings are to follow today, with the prominent ones being from Morgan Stanley, General Electric and Bank of New York Mellon. Traders may also focus on economic data on housing starts and consumer sentiment. At 6:15 am ET, the Dow futures are rising 167 points, the S&P 500 futures are adding 23.50 points and the Nasdaq 100 futures are moving up 48.75 points.

Washington: FBI director warns against cellphone encryption
October 16, 2014
Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers has issued the following news release: FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder cases could be stalled, suspects could walk free and justice could be thwarted by a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive. Privacy advocates and technology experts called the concerns exaggerated and little more than recycled arguments the government has raised against encryption since the early 1990s.

US Contract Notice: Department of the Navy Issues Solicitation for "Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II (APKWS) OV-10 Aircraft Integration Support"
October 16, 2014
Department of the Navy, Naval Air Systems Command Officer has issued requirement for "Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II (APKWS) OV-10 Aircraft Integration Support."

Apple Pay to launch on Monday, more banks signed on
October 16, 2014
CUPERTINO, Calif., Dhu-AlHijjah 22, 1435, Oct 16, 2014, SPA -- Apple Inc's new electronic payments service will launch on Monday, after the iPhone maker signed up another 500 banks to support a feature that competes with eBay Inc's PayPal and other online systems, Reuters reported.


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