The suprise sale allows Google to drop a struggling part of their business and lets Lenovo leapfrog their way to third place in smartphone sales
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Tuesday 06 October 2009
Technology giant Apple has mounted a legal challenge against retailer Woolworths over its corporate logo claiming it is too similar to its own trademark.
Thursday 01 October 2009
In the words of the great Bard: "Oh no!" (sonnet 116). An exclamation mark cannot be registered as an EU trademark, the German clothing and perfume company Joop! learnt yesterday.
Wednesday 19 August 2009
Microsoft is asking the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to allow it to keep selling Word software as it fights an unfavourable patent ruling.
Friday 05 June 2009
Restored as part of the Joseph Losey retrospective at the British Film Institute, this 1967 drama of betrayal during a languid Oxford summer has a mighty – and a mighty baffling – reputation.
Wednesday 01 April 2009
Wednesday 25 March 2009
Europe's biggest pharmaceuticals group, GlaxoSmithKline, said yesterday that it will share as many as 800 patents it holds in an attempt to find cures for rare diseases.
Sunday 08 February 2009
It's not often that you see a parental advisory sticker on a classical CD, but unless your children are fluent in Renaissance Italian, Michael Nyman's 2007 settings of Pietro Aretino's sonnets are unlikely to corrupt.
Monday 15 December 2008
A Russian news agency says patent authorities deny a businessman's claim that he has trademarked a symbol used widely in email, text and instant messages.
Sunday 07 December 2008
'Dark End of the Street' is a six-track EP of cover versions which didn't fit on to this year's 'Jukebox', recorded in Cat Power's trademark lugubrious style.
Thursday 04 December 2008
Thursday 23 October 2008
The internet's key oversight agency issued preliminary guidelines for the introduction of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of alternatives to ".com" in the first sweeping changes to the network's 25-year-old address system.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/09/todd-lynn.html" target="_blank">London Fashion Week: Todd Lynn</a>
Tuesday 16 September 2008
Todd Lynn impressed again with his sharp tailoring and eye for subtle detail, re-invigorating his trademark style with quirky extras
Saturday 19 July 2008
The increase in merger deals involving generic drug companies has continued apace after Israel's Teva Pharmaceuticals announced it was buying its American rival Barr, the fourth-biggest group in the sector, for $7.5bn (£3.75bn).
Sunday 08 June 2008
Sunday 13 April 2008
With her trademark trills and mirror-shattering birdsong, you could almost believe nothing's changed in Mariah's world. But the days when she was a top-ranking superstar are in the past.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more