How's this for irony: The U.K. judge who ruled Apple must publicly apologize to Samsung as part of a patent appeal is now an expert on the Korean manufacturer's legal team.
Foss Patents reported Thursday that Professor Sir Robin Jacob, a retired U.K. judge-turned-professor who famously forced a public apology out of Apple last year, now appears to be working for the very company he ruled in favor of.
Sir Robin is currently one of nine experts "working on behalf" of Samsung Electronics, defending the Korean manufacturer against an Ericsson complaint filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).
The ex-judge's latest endeavor is raising eyebrows in the wake of the appeals court verdict he handed down - along with two other judges - less than four months ago. Read more...
Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson says he's sorry, but is not admitting any wrongdoing.
Thompson, under heavy fire for a discrepancy in his resume, sent an apology via email to company employees for the tumult that has embroiled Yahoo for nearly a week now.
The new CEO, however, did not say he was stepping down, and did not address the issue of his resume.
"As I told you on Friday, the board is reviewing the issue and I will provide whatever they need from me," wrote Thompson in the memo that was reprinted by the Financial Times. Read more...