Apple files dispute over iPhone5.com domain name [UPDATED]

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Apple is planning ahead for the release of the next iPhone by filing a complaint (Case number: D2012-0951) with the World Intellectual Property Organization over iPhone5.com.  The domain dispute popped up on WIPO's website this week. Anyone who visits the website of iPhone5.com today will be … [Read more...]

Crowdstar working on next unannounced game called Modern Girl [UPDATED]

Modern Girl by Crowdstar

[UPDATED:. Crowdstar released Modern Girl on March 6, 2012.] ** Original story: Mobile social gaming company Crowdstar appears to be working on its next iOS "Girl" game called Modern Girl. In a filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on February 6, 2012, Crowdstar … [Read more...]

Top 10 Stories of 2011: #3 Apple wins dispute over iPods.com domain name

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There are certain companies that attract more readers than others and Apple Inc. is one of them. While I've written plenty of articles about Apple, this year's top Apple story and number three in the Top 10 Fusible stories of 2011, is the story of Apple winning the domain dispute over … [Read more...]

Apple begins redirecting iPhone4S.com to official site in time for Cyber Monday

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I first wrote about iPhone4S.com pointing users to adult content back in July 2011 when it was rumored that the iPhone 4 at the time, would get an upgrade to a new smartphone called the iPhone 4S. But it was nearly four months later, before Apple decided to go after the owner of the domain by … [Read more...]

Optus planning launch of the iPhone 5

iPhone 5 concept

Australian mobile service provider Optus is taking its first step in launching the iPhone 5 by having marketing automation company Eloqua register the domain name OptusiPhone5.com on its behalf. Eloqua was the same company that registered OptusiPhone4.com (Whois) for its client in early July … [Read more...]

iPhone4S.com domain redirects to “Not Safe for Work” site [UPDATED]

iPhone 4S leaked photo

[Updated, Nov. 3:  Apple has now filed a complaint (Case D2011-1897) with the World Intellectual Property Organization. While it's no surprise Apple wants the name, it's a wonder it took so long, considering the adult content posted to its website.  The complaint involves the following domains: … [Read more...]

Apple acquires ‘leaked’ iPhone4.com domain name, still missing others

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Apple has officially acquired the domain name iPhone4.com, the fourth generation of its iPhone that was released in 2010. The iPhone 4 has been one of Apple's more controversial devices, after technology news site Gizmodo obtained a prototype of the smartphone before its release. The Whois … [Read more...]