Apple has been ordered to pay patent troll VirnetX a whopping $625 million after losing a legal battle over the technology used for FaceTime and iMessage. The Cupertino company says it is “surprised and disappointed by the verdict,” and calls for patent reform. VirnetX, which is based in Nevada, is labeled a patent troll because […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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