US Regulator Rules That Google Infringed on Sonos Speaker Patents

The ITC has validated five Sonos patents and clearly ruled that Google infringed on all five. The decision represents a sweeping victory for Sonos and highlights the strength of the Sonos patent portfolio. Sonos’ portfolio of patents covers many popular features found in home audio devices, including synchronizing multiple speakers, adjusting volume independently of each speaker, and stereo pairing. The US International Trade Commission, or ITC, ruled that Google infringed on the Sonos speaker patents. These patents cover synchronization of audio, controlling multiple speakers, and connecting to Wi-Fi. The ruling…

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Meta is Testing a New Meta Privacy Control Center Across Apps

The company that used to be known as Facebook is testing a new version of its privacy control center across its apps. The center explains how the company uses user data, what privacy controls are in place and what ads the company will display. The new Meta privacy control center will be accessible from the settings menu in all its apps. The Privacy Center will also have a section to change your password. This feature will only be available to users who have an account with Meta. The privacy control…

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