Apple pays $100m to Creative in patent lawsuit settlement

I think this is stupid, but whatever.

Remember all that talk of Creative beating Apple to the punch with patenting various elements of the iPod’s UI? Today these talks came to an end, with Apple whipping out the checkbook, and Creative (I’m assuming) throwing a party. That’s right: Apple has shelled out USD $100 million to Creative for a paid-up license.

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~ by jpicune on August 24, 2006.

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