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[ENG] Apple faces infringement over fastbooting patent

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Apple's facing yet another patent infringement lawsuit -- this time, in Florida, where a company called Operating Systems Solutions (OSS) is taking aim at OS X's fast booting operation. According to court documents, the plaintiff alleges that Cupertino's function (most prominently displayed on this year's MacBook Air refresh) violates at least one protected claim, which details a four-step method for speedy booting, and involves files like config.sys and autoexec.bat (seriously).
source: http://www.engadget.com/2011/08/08/a...patent-once-o/


can I say
post #2 of 48
Why is this even patented?
post #3 of 48
All this patent nonsense needs to stop.
post #4 of 48
We need to have a dedicated thread to Apple Patent lawsuits.

There's about 4 a day.
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
All this patent nonsense needs to stop.
Blame the system. It needs reform sorely. Until it is, this will continue.
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surley if they all keep suing eachother the money would have circulated and they will all end up with the same amount of money they had in the fist place.
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stuff like this happens all the time in tech companies. its just it get brought to light by engadget and other sources to create sensationalism.

nothing to see here people. move along.
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All the money being thrown around should be hurled at national debt. Just my 2c.
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LOL. the initials of the company "OSS" a front for open source software? where apple pulls the core of mac os x from?
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This patent crap is getting more annoying than Lulzsec. Maybe we should have a dedicated news forum for patent battles, and we can filter it out of the news feed?
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