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Late News: Apple Acquires 40 Patents in China, Kindle eBook Library, Verizon in Favour of AT&T and T-Mobile Merger?

Apple Inc.’s ongoing campaign against piracy in the world’s piracy-hub China has gained a major boost as the company has bagged 40 patents in the country. With this new development, the iPhone maker is certain to have strengthened its intellectual property-rights in the Asian economic powerhouse.

In what could be termed as a revolutionary step not just for the Kindle product line, but for the entire eBook industry, online retail giant and Kindle maker Amazon Inc. has finally unveiled the first ever eBook library in the Kindle format, aimed at lending titles to users in the US.

Having maintained a neutral position so far in the matter unlike the others in industry, Verizon Communication Inc. has finally fed its input in the ongoing debate regarding whether or not AT&T should be shown the green flag to go ahead with its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile.

Hammacher Schlemmer has unveiled the world’s smallest camera, which is so tiny that it can fit on your fingertip. The device, which is available for £64, measures 25 mm square and weighs 26 grams. The camera is capable of shooting videos and photos as well and comes with a strap which can be used to wrap the camera around a wrist or finger.

Chipmaker Nvidia has unveiled a new entry to its Kal-El quad core processor line up - a brand new five core processor aimed at enhancing the processing speed of mobile devices, and that too at a far lesser energy consumption.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.