Report: After patent loss, Apple tweaks FaceTime—and logs 500,000 complaints

8 10 2013
The 2012 patent trial that grabbed the most headlines was Apple’s $1 billion win (since reduced) against Samsung. But Apple also suffered a major patent setback of its own last year when a patent-holding company called VirnetX won a $368 million verdict against the tech giant.

The consequences of Apple’s loss are now starting to become clear. This month, testimony in a court hearing showed that not only is Apple facing royalty payments that could cost it many millions more, but it has already made changes to one of its premiere products, FaceTime—changes that reportedly have degraded the service’s quality.

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