Elizabeth HeichlerEditorial Director, IDG News Service

Elizabeth Heichler is vice president and editorial director of the IDG News Service, and is based in Boston.

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Apple seeks additional $707 million from Samsung in patent win

A California jury may have awarded Apple more than US$1 billion in damages in late August when it triumphed over Samsung in a hard-fought case over smartphone and tablet patents, but the iPhone maker is coming back for more: late on Friday it asked for additional damages of $707 million.