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Updated: Apple in Negotiations to Buy... Lala (Confirmed)

UPDATE: The New York Times says Apple is, in fact, buying Lala:

This person said Apple would primarily be buying Lala’s engineers, including its energetic co-founder Bill Nguyen, and their experience with cloud-based music services.

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Apple Being Sued for iPhone Infringing Four Digital Camera Patents

Apple is no stranger to lawsuits, and today is no exception as St. Clair Intellectual Property Consultants have slapped them with a lawsuit that claims the iPhone infringes upon four of their digital camera patents that St. Clair currently holds. The four include the ‘459, ‘219, ‘010 and ‘899 patents.

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Chinese Online Retailer Sells Five iPhones in First Two Weeks

One would think that if the iPhone went on sale in the Chinese market it would sell like mad. So far, this is simply not the case as one of the largest Chinese online retailers, Taobao.com, has sold a total of five iPhones within the first two weeks of the device being available. China Unicom is also a seller of the phone but as of today, no official numbers have even been released.

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Google Introduces Free Public DNS

Google has introduced a new, free public DNS service which, according to their information page, is intended to:

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Apple Says: This Year, Give iPhone

Apple is sending out an iPhone related marketing email, encouraging people to give the gift that keeps on... making Cupertino millions?

Thousands of Gifts. One Box.

With tens of thousands of apps on the App Store and more added every day, iPhone is much more than just a phone -- it's a gift that can give just about anything.

They pimp the Apple Store iPhone Gift Card, some choice accessories, and Apple services

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Apple Ending Clickwheel iPod Games?

Could Apple be ending the old-school clickwheel iPod games? Perhaps, according to a comment by developer Square Enix:

the iPhone Song Summoner contains both Song Summoner and Song Summoner 2, which was never released due to Apple ending support for click wheel games.

No doubt iPhone and iPod touch gaming has become a juggernaut, and the traditional iPod nano and iPod classic are slowly winding down in popularity. But is this the first portent of Apple going all-in with the iPhone OS platform?

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Wolfram Alpha to iPhone Users: Get Off our Web, Buy Our $50 App!

If you go to wolframalpha.com on your iPhone (or iPod touch), instead of an optimized version of their website, you now presented with an intercept pop-up advising you that you can go to the App Store and get your $50 premium experience on.

Were too many people not buying the app when they could get the going to the web for free? And is this the best way for them to handle it? Let us know what you think, we already have an idea what they'll say...

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iPhone in China Not Selling So Well... Official Version at Least

No big sales in China, it seems, and no big surprise given the low initial numbers we saw, and the prevalence -- and huge pre-existing install base -- of black and gray-market iPhones (with wifi!) smuggled into the country. And if that sounds apologist'ic, yeah, sorry. But iLounge is reporting:

Taobao.com, the largest Chinese e-commerce web site reports that it has sold only two 8GB iPhones and three 16GB iPhones since it began selling them on Nov 22nd.

So, sky fallen for the iPhone in China? Still fall

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