Daily Archives: December 9, 2011

Joseph Menn

Apple had a bad week in its multi-front patent war, capped by the real possibility of an iPhone and iPad import ban in Germany

Chris Nuttall

News apps that create magazine-style representations of your favourite feeds have been making daily news of their own this week.

Flipboard, a big hit on the iPad, launched its iPhone version on Wednesday, Google came out with its take on tablet-sized news with Currents on Thursday and now Zite has launched an iPhone app on Friday. 

Tech news from around the web:

Panasonic is to launch a smartphone in Europe next year, according to Reuters. The move comes six years after the Japanese company abandoned overseas sales of its feature phones.