A US court has ruled that Apple should pay damages to a Connecticut-based company because its FaceTime video chat tool infringed the firm's patents. VirnetX was awarded $368.2 million. The sum is about half the amount VirnetX had originally demanded and will only cause a small dent in the iPhone-maker's strong balance sheet. But the ruling could have more serious consequences if VirnetX carries out a threat to block the further use of its innovations in Apple's products. In fact, VirnetX has just filed another lawsuit Against Apple this morning and we covered it in our report titled "Apple Sued for VPN On-Demand Functionality in Mountain Lion. Apple said it had no comment to make on the case. Report Update Feb 27. 2013
Update:Court denies Apple's motion to reduce damages in VirnetX lawsuit
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