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Apple and Samsung Have Agreed to End Their Stupid Seven Year Patent Fighting

It's seems like it's been a lifetime since Samsung and Apple got into a petty spat over patent infringement, but it's only been seven years. Seven long years of Apple accusing Samsung of stealing its very simple design, Samsung going "nuh uh", and a constant back and forth of lawsuits, appeals, and counter-suits that benefits absolutely no one except some groups of overpaid corporate lawyers. Now, finally, the two have agreed to cut the shit and stop fighting. Read More >>

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Samsung Catches a Break for Once

Back in 2011, Apple called Samsung a bunch of no-good, phone-stealing copycats (legally speaking,) demanding nearly $1 billion. Fast forward five years and the South Korean electronics giant that’s now best known for producing pocket-sized explosives got what appears to be a lucky break from the highest court in the US. Read More >>

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Apple Wants to Bring Its Beef With Samsung to the US Supreme Court

When the apocalypse comes, all that will remain are cockroaches, diamonds, and the never-ending feud between Apple and Samsung—a feud that Apple now wants to bring to the US Supreme Court. Read More >>

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Apple Wins Highly Relevant Lawsuit Against Samsung to Stop Sale of Four-Year-Old Smartphone

Apple’s team of well-paid lawyers really showed Samsung’s team of highly paid lawyers who’s boss, thanks to a recent court order banning the sale of Samsung’s leading flagship phones from 2012. Read More >>

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Buy a Samsung, Because Buying an iPad Makes You a Bad Parent (Or So Says Samsung’s Latest Ads)

In the latest stage of the never-ending battle between Samsung and Apple, Samsung has released a number of adverts which not only declare that Samsung devices are better, but one of them implies that Apple users are terrible parents. Read More >>

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Reminder: Apple vs. Samsung is Just a Professional Fanboy Fight

A  verdict may have come down in the long, long line of Apple vs. Samsung patent disputes, but in the end though, nothing's really solved. And that's fitting, since this is just a giant fanboy fight. Read More >>

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Another Verdict Has Been Reached in Another Apple vs Samsung Battle

Another verdict has been reached in another Apple vs Samsung patent battle in the courts. This time Samsung was found to have infringed on two Apple patents and owes nearly $120 million (£71 million) to Apple. Apple, on the other hand, infringed on one Samsung patent but only owes Samsung $158,000 (£93,624). Read More >>

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Apple Wins Against Samsung Once More: ITC Bans Some Samsung Phones

Word is trickling in through the wire that Apple just scored another court victory over Samsung. What does that mean? For now it looks like the United States International Trade Commission has ordered Samsung to stop selling and distributing devices that infringe on two Apple patents. Read More >>

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Apple Is Finally Going to Ditch Samsung’s Chips

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple has finally signed a deal with something called Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co to make its guts for future iPhones and iPads. Specifically, TSMC will start mass-producing 20 nanometer chips for Apple in 2014, paving way for longer battery life in Samsung-less iPhones and iPads. Read More >>

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Judge Cuts $450 Million off the $1 Billion Samsung Owes Apple

Judge Lucy Koh has given Samsung a huge discount on the damages it owes Apple. Originally billed to pay Apple over $1 billion, (£665 million) Judge Koh has cut $450,514,650 (£299 million) from Samsung's tab. The new total that Samsung owes is $598,908,892 (£398 million). Still an unfathomable amount of money but an unfathomable amount of money less now. Read More >>

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Tim Cook Was Never Keen on Suing Samsung in the First Place

Everybody's knows about Steve Job's famous intentions to go thermonuclear on Android if necessary, but it seems that current CEO Tim Cook wasn't necessarily on the same tactical page. According to Reuters, unnamed sources with knowledge of the situation say that Cook was opposed to suing Samsung when the trouble started brewing, because Samsung was such a big parts supplier for Apple. Read More >>

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Judge Rules That Samsung Did Not Willfully Infringe on Apple’s Patents

Because the court system is an inescapable never ending maze of appeals and paperwork, a ruling doesn't seem to mark the end of anything. Even when the court said Samsung had to pay a billion dollars to Apple back in August, it can rule something differently tomorrow. Or at least, tweak and overturn something. Last night, Judge Lucy Koh ruled that Samsung's infringement of the Apple patents were not 'willful' which means Samsung might be able to get a voucher on the billion it owes Apple. Maybe. Read More >>

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The ITC’s Proposing Some Rough Sanctions Against Patent-Infringing Samsung Phones

The Apple vs. Samsung battle is trucking along, and this time there's more bad news for Samsung. Yesterday, a somewhat censored version of presiding Judge Thomas Pender's suggested sanctions were published by the ITC and it includes not only an import and sales ban on the infringing products, but also the posting of a bond for 88 percent of the value of those phones. Read More >>

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Apple’s Pinch to Zoom Patent Has Been Tentatively Invalidated

Even though Apple scored a big victory against Samsung inside the court, it looks like Apple is losing its stronghold on its patents. After tentatively invalidating the 'Steve Jobs Patent' on multitouch, the USPTO has invalidated Apple's 'pinch to zoom' patent. The 'pinch to zoom' patent was crucial in scoring a billion dollars off of Samsung. Read More >>

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Apple Has Been Denied a Permanent Sales Ban on the Samsung Phones and Tablets That Infringed on Apple’s Patents

Though Apple won a fresh billion dollars in the US patent infringement case that saw Samsung basically lose everything, Apple won't be able to kill Samsung products dead. Judge Lucy Koh, the federal judge that presided over Apple v. Samsung, has denied Apple a permanent injunction against Samsung. Samsung can still sell the products that infringed on Apple's patents. Read More >>