Spotify drags Apple to court over abuse of its in-app purchase system

Apple’s unfair business practices had led Spotify to lodge a complaint with the EU’s antitrust regulators. In a potentially significant development, Spotify has filed a complaint with the European Commission against Apple saying Cupertino unfair business practices limits rivals to its own Apple Music streaming service. According to Spotify’s complaint, “Apple’s control of its App…

Siemens topped in patent applications for 2018

Siemens beat Huawei in the number of patent applications filed with the European Patent Office in 2018. On Tuesday, in a statement the European Patent Office stated, Germany’s top industrial group Siemens had filed the maximum number of patent applications in Europe in 2018. Siemens was followed by China’s Huawei. In 2017, the Chinese telecom…

Silicon Valley proposes a more pragmatic approach to suitably modify China’s trade policies

Although tech companies are on the same page as the Trump Administration on it’s findings on the Section 301 investigation, it is of the view that the current strategy is not sustainable and results could be better achieved through an international coalition that challenges China at the World Trade Organization. On Monday, a trade group…