Late News: HTC S3 Graphics Acquisition, Google Improves Google+ Security, Apple Bags iPhone Sex Domains

HTC may be planning to quash its $300 million S3 Graphics acquisition following the court hearing that ruled that Apple is not guilty of infringement of any of the patents that are held by S3. As per a company statement, HTC "will reevaluate its planned purchase".

Google, to prevent its current traffic from being decrypted in near future with technological advancement, has modified the method of encryption used by their HTTPS-enabled services that includes Gmail, Google+ and Docs.

In the web world the easiest way of ensuring that porn spammers do not create websites which are based around popular and big products of big companies is simply by owning all of the ‘pervy' domain names based on the company or product name.

With the growing number of cases between Apple and Samsung, European regulators who are investigating patent related matters involving these two technology giants, believe that these two companies are adopting industry-standard intellectual property to destroy market competition.

Apple has started to publish weekly charts showing the performance of free and paid-for apps available for the iPhone and iPad in the UK. The charts rely on sales and downloads reported by the British App Store over the previous seven days.