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Apple Hits 15b App Store Downloads, But Loses "App Store" Name Skirmish 183

Coldeagle writes "Apple has been dealt a blow in its 'App Store' trademark case, with a federal judge denying its request for an injunction to stop Amazon from using the term." Apple probably wouldn't trade the name exclusivity it seeks, though, for the success they've found with the business model; the company announced today that the App Store has reached 15 billion downloads.
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Apple Hits 15b App Store Downloads, But Loses "App Store" Name Skirmish

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  • by SuperKendall (25149) on Friday July 08, 2011 @02:52AM (#36691534)

    Why should they have to hack around deliberately placed locks to regain functionality that would otherwise exist by default?

    As an Android user rooting their own phone first, then get back to me.

    Why buy from a company that is hostile towards you?

    Why would I indeed? I wouldn't.

    I buy from Apple because they are VERY friendly toward the nerd in how they build systems and the flexibility I derive from them. They are one of the few companies left that really appreciates quality of design in hardware and software together.

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