Apple and Samsung have been locked in a series of bitter patent disputes. A ruling on one of those battles is expected from the U.S. International Trade Commission today.
President Barack Obama is taking steps to rein in 'patent trolls', but some of America's biggest companies use similar tactics.
Unlike the US case that covered seven patents, this one covered only one. Apple gets nothing, and the judges ordered it to pay all of Samsung's legal fees, as well.
The court ruling that Samsung infringed on Apple patents has complicated fallout in South Korea, where Samsung's success has been very much a part of the national identity.
Should we get ready for circular cellphones? On Friday a jury in Silicon Valley ruled Samsung's smartphones violate Apple patents for a number of pretty basic elements.
Microsoft has been trying to compete in the smartphone market for years. With the recent Apple vs. Samsung patent verdict, Microsoft may be able to point out the hidden costs of Android.
Here in California, a jury enters a third day of deliberations in the smartphone and tablet copyright battle between Apple and Samsung. But today in South Korea, a court facing the some of the same questions issued its ruling.