Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Jan 2007 23:53 UTC, submitted by danB
Legal Cisco has sued Apple over the use of the 'iPhone' brand. "Cisco today announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California against Apple, Inc., seeking to prevent Apple from infringing upon and deliberately copying and using Cisco's registered iPhone trademark."
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Nintendo ~93/94, anyone?
by Constantine XVI on Thu 11th Jan 2007 00:50 UTC
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Sounds like something Nintendo did back during CES in 93/94. Day 1: Electronics manufacturer Sony announces a partnership with Nintendo to make a CD-capable SNES called... The PlayStation.
Night 1: Yamauchi (Ninty pres.) reads the terms of the agreement, and finds out Sony would get production rights to the media. Nintendo doesn't like that, jumps a plane to Europe overnight
Day 2: Nintendo comes on stage, announces a CD-capable SNES called the 3DO with Phillips eV.

My guess is that Cisco wanted more than money (AirTunes, name on box, drop the AirPort, etc.)

Edit: the year is actually 89

Edited 2007-01-11 01:10

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