Apple must pay a shell company $532.9 million because iTunes infringes upon three patents related to online patents, a jury in East Texas ruled on Tuesday. The company in question, named Smartflash…
Apple was found guilty of infringing on three patents held by a company called Smartflash and must pay the firm $532.9 million. A federal jury in Texas reached the verdict Tuesday and said Apple violated the patents willfully. According...Show More Summary
In a case bound to reignite the debate over patent trolls, a jury found that Apple’s iTunes software infringed on three patents and said the tech giant must pay $532.9 million in damages. The case was brought in Texas by privately-held Smartflash, a company whose sole business is licensing technology patents it holds. That is done through […]
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has ruled that Apple must pay $532.9 million because iTunes infringed three patents owned by a Texas-based patent licensing called company Smartflash. Read more...
As it turns out, yes, Texas head coach Charlie Strong can recruit well in-state. Texas' 2015 class was defense-heavy and included the No. 1 overall player in the state of Texas, linebacker Malik Jefferson, whereas the '14 class was a patchwork group assembled by Strong and his staff this month with a more personal stamp on it. Show More Summary
IRVING, Texas -- Most of the time, we view a contract negotiation from the player's perspective. Sometimes, it's interesting to look at a negotiation from the team's perspective. Here's a look at the multitude of issues the Cowboys must...Show More Summary
This essay is published by The American Prospect in partnership with The OpEd Project's University of Texas at Austin Public Voices Fellowship. A ny recognition of black history and culture in this month or the next must acknowledge the central role spirituality and religiosity have played in the lives of African Americans. Show More Summary
Judge Blocks Immigration Plan A Texas judge has ordered an injunction on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, attributing it to a failure to “comply with the Administrative Procedure Act.” The move stalls Obama’s orders, which could spare up to 5 million people from deportation Mindfulness Boosts Myriad Skills A new trial published in Developmental…
"Don't mess with Texas," may be a dire warning to most but perhaps after this "don't mess with Taxes" would be more appropriate. In what must have most free-thinking libertarians smirking, a man in Texas was arrested this week for “disrupting the operation and efficiency” of the local tax office - by trying to pay his taxes in $1 bills. Show More Summary
This must have been a truly special moment. At a gathering of Texas Muslims near the state capitol yesterday a protestor ran up to the podium during a press conference, grabbed the microphone and yelled Islam "will not dominate Texas." Watch.
IRVING, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys have made no secret that their priorities in free agency are re-signing receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray. But in ranking the necessary moves needed to improve on their success in 2014 and make a Super Bowl run next season, addressing the defensive line is No. Show More Summary
The Texas Longhorns' improvement in 2015 will depend almost exclusively on the development of their offense and the quarterback that leads them. Head coach Charlie Strong's defense can't do much better than it did last season. It led the Big 12 in passing yards per attempt and sacks while allowing 3.9 yards per carry on the ground. Show More Summary
The Texas A&M Aggies went 8-5 this season, which was a transition year for the program. There are multiple areas that need to change in order for the team to improve on that record in 2015. The face of the college football landscape has changed with the advent of the College Football Playoff. Show More Summary
Vienna's staging a massive kiss-in in the name of lesbianism, a Pusheen pillow is coming to a world near you, this dog rides the bus all by herself, and one clerk in Texas won't back down on gay marriage. All that and more in the rose-tinted world of this week's Sunday Funday!
Last year, the Austin City Council passed a new ordinance requiring that all businesses in the Texas capital with "single-use" restrooms must have gender-neutral bathrooms and be labeled as such. That ordinance comes into effect today. Read more...
Opponents of LGBT protections in Plano, Texas, must call upon the lord to gather enough signatures to repeal them and set pulpits aflame this weekend, according to an anti-gay pastor whose group is leading the effort. The City Council in...
IRVING, Texas — The Cowboys are still talking about and still bothered by the Dez Bryant no-catch. Coach Jason Garrett has watched the play countless times and believes it could have gone down as one of the iconic clutch plays in NFL...Show More Summary
"It wants Texas to issue a specialty plate showing the Confederate battle flag, which a state panel rejected. The group argues that if Texas allows plates that express some opinions, it also must allow the battle flag, even if the symbol offends many people. Show More Summary
Sonya Childs, owner of Dog Dynasty in Santa Fe, Texas, is desperately trying to find homes for the last 30 dogs in her kennels. As of Saturday, the small non-profit shelter has to close its doors forever. Before that happens, ChildsShow More Summary
IRVING, Texas -- Five Wonders has the first playoff appearance of its career thanks to the Dallas Cowboys' 12-4 finish. And you thought all good things must come to an end. Away we go: An easy wonder right off the bat. I wonder how far the Cowboys can go. Show More Summary