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  • Remember when Cisco sued Apple over the iPhone name?

    Cisco Systems' General Counsel Mark Chandler, explaining <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2855565/cisco-subnet/cisco-slaps-arista-networks-with-patent-infringement-suit.html">Friday's blockbuster patent and copyright infringement lawsuits against switching rival Arista Networks</a> (NASDAQ: ANET), emphasized that "I can count on one hand the number of times we've initiated suit against a competitor, supplier or customer."

  • Tip of The Hat: Apple's key edge in car tech game

    Macworld's Dan Moren offers a reason to be optimistic about the future of Apple's new CarPlay in-car, iPhone user interface after its less-than-enthusiastic reception: Apple's expertise in developing and updating software.

  • Car wars: Apple and Google vie for driver's seat in connected-car market

    Google has announced the formation of the Open Automotive Alliance, a coalition of automakers working to adapt the Android OS for in-car connectivity. If the name sounds familiar, it's because it's a variation of the Open Handset Alliance, which Google formed in 2007 alongside a more than a dozen other tech companies to develop open standards for mobile devices, which led to Android's eventual dominance of the mobile OS market.

  • Apple iPad 5, new Macs live blogs: Take your pick

    Apple on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 10 a.m. PST/1 p.m. EST is expected to make iPad, OS X Mavericks and Mac Pro announcements, and a host of media outlets will be on hand to give blow-by-blow accounts via live blogs for those unable to score invites to the event at San Francisco's Yerba Bueno Center.

  • In Pictures: 15 coolest gadgets at Macworld/iWorld Expo

    The Macworld | iWorld Expo in San Francisco is an Apple lover's Disneyland. Ashton Kutcher kicked things off by plugging his movie iJobs, but the main attraction is the showroom floor where vendors display their wares, everything from iPad and iPhone add-ons to iOS apps to Apple enterprise gear.

  • No Apple? No problem! New toys take center stage

    Macworld Expo without Apple is a smaller, lower-key affair, but that hasn't kept Apple enthusiasts from attending the show. The show floor is as packed with attendees as ever, despite Apple's absence. And in a sense, the lack of Apple isn't such a bad thing, as it lets the show's focus shift from the giant Apple booth to smaller vendors, some of which had impressive wares.