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Apple will keep pushing for a sales ban on Samsung products

Apple will appeal an order from this week that denied the ban

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Apple loses bid for sales ban in Samsung patent case

Apple failed to show that it suffered enough harm as a result of Samsung's infringement

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European Commission slams Apple for in-app purchase policies

Apple maintained that its parental controls 'go far beyond the features of others in the industry.'

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Appeals court rules warrant required for cellphone location data

The first ruling of its kind in the US is being hailed by privacy advocates

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EU starts in-depth probe into Apple's tax affairs

Apple said it pays every euro of every tax it owes

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Contentious net neutrality proposal gets FCC green light, public comments wanted

The agency officially releases its chairman's proposal, while asking whether to reregulate broadband

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On second thought, California Senate backs kill-switch bill

After failing to pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for every smartphone sold in California, the state's Senate OK'd the proposal Thursday.

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The FCC's contentious new 'net neutrality' rules and you: What you need to know

Critics say the FCC is going to ruin the Internet with its new net neutrality proposal.

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Cellular industry makes concession on kill switch

Carriers, phone makers, and a lobbying group announce a voluntary agreement, but it might not be enough

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Apple antitrust compliance efforts slow, but picking up, monitor says

The company has made efforts to launch an antitrust compliance program after fighting against outside oversight, the monitor says

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Judge humiliates Apple staffer for using cell phone during Apple-Samsung trial

“You. Ma’am. You in the front row,” the judge ordered. Seems a few too many cell phones are gumming up the courtroom’s Wi-Fi.

Apple's friends of the court, iTunes U, and App Camp for Girls

Don't worry about diving into the madness that is your RSS feed: We've got you covered. Here are some of the more prominent Apple stories making the rounds this Thursday.

U.S. House passes bill to allow mobile phone unlocking, but details worry advocates

Because yes, it's 2013 and still illegal to unlock your cell phone without your carrier's permission.

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FCC brings its free speed-test app to iTunes App Store

Users of iOS devices can now measure their Internet performance and add it to a public data set

Why California's kill-switch mandate might save your phone

You may not live in California, but should that state's legislature pass a bill mandating kill-switch technology for smartphones and tablets, the implications will be felt far beyond the borders of the Golden State.

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