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Apple vs. Samsung Patent Fight Is Settled

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A California jury awarded Apple $119 million — far less than it demanded — in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged ...

Time for Apple to Take a Bite Out of the Broadband Problem

Elie Jacobs | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Elie Jacobs

There are many things to do with $159 billion, this is just one idea. An idea that helps the company and country.

In Secret Docs, Apple Admits The iPhone's 2 Big Problems

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Technology

In documents the public was never meant to see, Apple lays out exactly what's holding the iPhone back: small screens and high prices. These interna...

Samsung, Apple CEOs To Discuss Lawsuit Settlement

AP | YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 01.09.2014 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The chiefs of Samsung Electronics Co. and Apple Inc. will meet to discuss settling a bitter two year legal battle over des...

Making Televisions in America and Watching "I Love Lucy:" Apple, Samsung, and Judge Lucy Koh

Frank H. Wu | Posted 05.19.2014 | Technology
Frank H. Wu

In the Apple v. Samsung patent trial, the lawyers have suddenly started arguing about race. An attorney for the former made a reference in his closing...

Apple Exec: People Would Buy More iPhones If Not For Samsung

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov 15 (Reuters) - A top Apple Inc executive testified on Friday that Samsung Elec...

Apple And Samsung Won't Stop Fighting In Court Anytime Soon

AP | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge and lawyers for the world's two biggest smartphone makers began picking a jury Tuesday to determine how much Sa...

Michael Kors, Look Out: Samsung Has a New Watch!

Amber Rehman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Style
Amber Rehman

Today Samsung announced its highly anticipated Smart Watch aptly name GALAXY Gear. Are people ready for the smart watch revolution? Do people even wear watches any more?

Google vs. Apple and 3 Other Past High-Profile IP Patent Violation Cases

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 10.22.2013 | Technology
Deborah Sweeney

Apple and Google are not the first companies to duke it out over the rights to high-tech patents, and they certainly won't be the last.

My Miracle Can Beat Up Your Miracle

Mark Morford | Posted 07.29.2013 | Comedy
Mark Morford

Here's the thing: Somewhere in the midst of all those silly wars, epic battles and amazing OS revelations, somewhere between Steve Jobs quietly revealing the first iPod (in 2001) and Sergey Brin wearing the dorkiest eyeglasses ever built, we quietly passed the point of everyday miracle.

Samsung Is Trying To Be More Like Apple

Reuters | Miyoung Kim | Posted 07.16.2013 | Technology

By Miyoung Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - Overtaking Apple Inc as the world's leading maker of smartphones has stretched Samsung Electronics Co'...

The Galaxy S4 Was Actually Great News For Apple

AP | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Apple Inc. climbed Friday after its chief competitor, Samsung Electronics Co., revealed a new top-of-the-line smartphone m...

Phil Schiller: Android Isn't As Good As iPhone

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.15.2013 | Technology

Samsung is launching the Galaxy S4 on Thursday, and Apple just won't let Samsung have the spotlight for a minute. In not one but two interviews on Wed...

Samsung Galaxy S4 Conjures up 4 Crazy Rumors

Krishna Subramanian | Posted 03.13.2013 | Technology
Krishna Subramanian

As if the battle between Samsung and iPhone hasn't gone on long enough, it's looking like the rumors for Samsung's newest device are about really heat...

Apple Just Lost Half-A-Billion Dollars

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.01.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge on Friday slashed nearly half of the $1 billion damage award a jury ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple Inc...

The Karma of the Keypad

Michael Drew | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology
Michael Drew

Accomplishment doesn't necessarily equal fame. Take the late John E. Karlin, who died at the end of January, who was the leader of a team behind the push-button telephone dial.

Merger Set To Take Off

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.11.2013 | Business

Science has determined that people need to know 7.5 things per day, on average, about the world of business. You can't argue with science. Lucky for y...

Tim Cook Was Originally Opposed To Going To War With Samsung

Reuters | Poornima Gupta and Miyoung Kim and Dan Levine | Posted 04.12.2013 | Technology

By Poornima Gupta and Miyoung Kim and Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO/SEOUL (Reuters) - It was the late Steve Jobs' worst nightmare. ...

RIM Isn't Called RIM Anymore

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology

During the launch event for the BlackBerry 10 on Wednesday, Research In Motion, the BlackBerry's creator, made another big announcement: the Canadian ...

No Apple, You Can't Have More Money

AP | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 04.01.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge late Tuesday rejected Apple Inc.'s demand to increase the $1.05 billion in damages a jury ordered Samsung Elect...

WATCH: Recipient Of First Ever Software Patent Blasts Amazon, Questions Apple's Pinch-To-Zoom

Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.26.2013 | Technology
Jason Gilbert

Conscientious objectors to the Patent Wars, prepare to be outraged: In a just-released interview for PBS' Inventors YouTube series, the recipient of t...


AP | By YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 03.16.2013 | Technology

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday that global sales of its Galaxy S smartphones surpassed 100 million units since the fi...

Patents: A Shield or a Sword?

Christina Gagnier | Posted 03.12.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Patent protection, by its very nature, is supposed to operate as a deterrent to protect inventors from getting their novel inventions stolen or misused, but defects in both the granting of this protection and modern litigation devices created for enforcement run askew of this goal.

Tiny Sliver Of Good News For Samsung In Apple Patent War

Reuters | Dan Levine | Posted 02.27.2013 | Technology

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Apple Inc has agreed to withdraw patent claims against a new Samsung phone with a hig...

Apple Really Wants Galaxy Nexus Banned

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tech giant Apple Inc, battling Samsung Electronics Co over patents in several countries, argued on Thursday that a U.S. appeals...