“A recent change to the WHOIS registry for the domain name iPodSolar.com has confirmed that Apple is the owner of the domain, which currently redirects to Apple’s iPod site,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors.
“Apple appears to have registered the domain as long ago as early 2007, but the domain has been listed until recently as belonging to MarkMonitor, a brand protection firm used by Apple and other companies for such purposes,” Slivka reports. “Apple’s interest in solar cell technology for its products has been evident for many years based on patent applications covering the technology.”
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