A US court has ordered Samsung to pay Apple $1.05bn in damages for infringing intellectual property.
South Korean phone maker Samsung won a home court ruling Friday in its global patent battle against Apple and its popular iPhone and iPad devices.
Samsung is taking another shot at the dominance of Apple’s iPad with a tablet equipped with a digital pen and a split screen mode at the same price tag.
Forcing competition to go back to the drawing board is not necessarily bad, but if the motivation is to simply avoid lawsuit, it could lead to ugly hacks.
Samsung confirms the Galaxy Note 2 launch on August 29 in Berlin, two weeks ahead of Apple’s planned launch of the next iPhone.
Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its net profit swelled to 5.2 trillion won or $4.5 billion in the April-June quarter, a 48% jump from a year earlier.
The theme of the Apple vs. Samsung patent wars seems to be escalation, with both parties pulling out the big guns in an effort to win the courts (and dollars).
Samsung has disabled local search in an update to the international version of its flagship Galaxy S3 smartphone, following a patent dispute with Apple.
Samsung has bought the mobile-phone technology division of CSR, the British firm formerly known as Cambridge Silicon Radio.
Samsung has won a UK High Court case against Apple over the design of the firms’ respective tablet computers. Apple brought the case alleging that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10 infringed the design of…