Chinese Company Goes to Court to Stop iPhone Production
Apple being sued by various companies across the world is nothing new, but this time, a Chinese artificial intelligence firm has decided to go to court in an attempt to stop the production of the iPhone and therefore prevent the device from staying on sale across the country.
All at a time when Apple is getting ready to unveil a new iPhone model, that is.
The legal dispute between Xiao-i, officially known as Shanghai Zhizhen Network Technology Co, started last year when the Chinese firm filed a lawsuit against Apple for what they claimed to be a violation of a chat robot patent.
More specifically, Xiao-i said Siri, and as a result all devices coming with the digital assistant pre-loaded, violated one of its patents, so it wanted a judge to forbid Apple to sell iPhones, iPads, and other devices equipped with Siri in the country.
Banning the iPhone in China
Now the same company has decided to go to court once again, hoping a court would rule in it… (read more)