A United States judge dismisses an injunction from Apple Inc. against Motorola for patent infringement.
Sources: PC World
Sources: PC World
The United States deports Beatrice Munyenyezi to Rwanda after she served her jail term for lying on her U.S. citizenship naturalization process. Upon arrival in Rwanda, Munyenyezi was arrested on charges ranging from murder to complicity in rape during the course of the 1994 genocide. She did not comment during her arrest to local press but had previously denied the accusations while in the United States.
The United Nations General Assembly approves a resolution sponsored by Cuba, Egypt, Kuwait, Morocco, Nicaragua, Oman, Qatar, and Palestine condemning Israeli forces' use of violence against Palestinians. 139 nations voted in favor of the resolution and nine voted against: Australia, Canada, Guatemala, Hungary, Israel, the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, and the United States.
The human rights group International Rights Advocates formally launches a lawsuit in the United States against Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc. (Google), Tesla, Inc., Dell and Microsoft on behalf of 14 Congolese families whose children died or were injured in Copperbelt mines that supply cobalt for the firms' lithium-ion battery products.
A tour bus hits a bridge at Miami International Airport, United States, killing at least two people and injuring many more. [http:--usnews.nbcnews.com-_news-2012-12-01-15596338-tour-bus-hits-miami-airport-overpass-2-dead-others-hurt (NBC News)] [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-us-canada-20567153 (BBC)] [http:--www.miamiherald.com-2012-12-01-3121896-several-injured-one-possibly-dead.html ("The Miami Herald")]date=August 2019
Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC loses a patent infringement case in the United States, with the United States International Trade Commission ruling that Apple Inc.'s iPhone technology does not violate HTC's patents.