Ryan Seacrest, the radio and TV producer and host of “American Idol,” garnered a commitment for as much as $300 million from Thomas H. Lee Partners LP and Bain Capital LLC to fund media ventures.
The Typo Keyboard, an iPhone accessory backed by “American Idol” host Ryan Seacrest, is scheduled to ship to customers by the end of the month after the product sold out of its initial inventory.
BlackBerry Ltd. argued that Ryan Seacrest’s Typo Products LLC copied its keyboard before a judge who said two of the Canadian smartphone maker’s three patents in the case appear to be valid.
BlackBerry Ltd., the Canadian smartphone maker, asked a U.S. judge to prevent Ryan Seacrest’s Typo Products LLC from shipping its new iPhone case, claiming Typo copied the design.
BlackBerry Ltd., the Canadian maker of smartphones, sued a company begun by entertainer Ryan Seacrest for trademark and patent infringement.
Bloomberg's Deirdre Bolton reports on "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest moving into private equity. (Source: Bloomberg)
Dick Clark, the television impresario and host of the “American Bandstand” rock ‘n’ roll dance show whose permanently boyish looks earned him the nickname “the oldest living teenager,” has died. He was 82.
Ryan Seacrest’s Typo Products LLC asked a U.S. judge to find that BlackBerry Ltd. is seeking to enforce patents that aren’t valid in its lawsuit to block Typo from shipping a new iPhone case.
Qualcomm Inc. said it bought a portfolio of patents from Hewlett-Packard Co., acquiring intellectual property that includes the fundamentals of mobile operating systems.
"For the last 11 seasons, I've had the privilege to be a part of one of television's most iconic shows."
- Ryan Seacrest on Apr 23, 2012