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Brazil company sells cellphones with iPhone name

In this image provided by Gradient S.A., is seen the company's smartphone with the iPhone brand. A Brazilian consumer electronics manufacturer has begun selling smartphones with the iPhone brand, a trademark it has the right to use in Latin America's biggest country. Gradiente SA says in a statement that in 2008 the government gave it the right to use the brand on its cellphones and the "exclusive rights to produce and sell them in Brazil." AP Photo/Gradient S.A.

It’s not your Apple’s iPhone. A Brazilian company has begun selling smartphones in Brazil with the iPhone brand after winning the legal right to use the name in Latin America’s biggest country. Adding insult to Apple Inc.’s injury, the phone runs on the Android operating system from archrival Google Inc.

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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