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Supreme Court will hear dispute over Samsung vs. Apple damages on Tuesday

The U.S. Supreme Court is to hear arguments Tuesday in a closely-watched dispute between Samsung Electronics and Apple on the procedure for calculation of damages for the infringement of design patents.

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Court reinstates $120 million patent award for Apple in Samsung case

A U.S. appeals court has reinstated a US $119.6 million award for Apple in a long-running smartphone design patent dispute with rival Samsung.

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Apple's Cook calls European tax ruling 'total political crap'

The European Commission's decision to force Apple to pay Ireland billions in back taxes is "total political crap" and a reflection of anti-U.S. sentiment, company CEO Tim Cook said in an interview published Thursday.

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Apple must pay Ireland $14.5 billion in unpaid taxes

Apple's tax benefits in Ireland are illegal, the European Commission has ruled, and the company will have to pay up to $14.5 billion in back taxes, plus interest.

Tinder swipes too much personal information, says E.U. lawmaker

Some mobile apps' terms of use breach European Union privacy laws, according to Marc Tarabella, a member of the European Parliament.

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How Apple and Facebook helped to take down KickassTorrents

It turns out a couple purchases on iTunes helped bring down the mastermind behind KickassTorrents, a popular file-sharing site.

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Apple faces lawsuit over AppleCare refurbished devices not being new

AppleCare+ customers have filed a class-action lawsuit in California over refurbished Apple gear.

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U.S. seizes domains of KickassTorrents, site's owner arrested

The U.S. has seized domains belonging to KickassTorrents, one of the most popular sites for illegal file sharing, and its alleged owner has been arrested.

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New York driver crashes car into tree while playing Pokémon Go

A driver in New York state ran his car off the road and into a tree last night as a result of playing Pokémon Go.

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Snapchat sued over ‘sexually offensive’ content in its Discover channels

Snapchat is being sued for exposing minors to sexually offensive content on the Discover section it offers in tandem with media partners.

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Florida man sues Apple for $10 billion for 'stealing' his iPhone invention from 1992

He's also asking for 1.5 percent of all future iPhone sales—around $3.5 billion per year.

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How to get your Amazon credit from Apple's ebook price-fixing settlement

If you purchased an ebook from Amazon, credits could be automatically added to your account.

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E-book buyers will soon get settlement payments from Apple price-fixing case

Some buyers of e-books will begin to receive payments Tuesday as part of a settlement in a price-fixing case against Apple.

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Apple's iPhone 6 faces potential sales ban in China

Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is facing a potential ban in China over a patent dispute.

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Patent troll wants Apple to shut down iMessage and FaceTime

After winning a patent case, VirnetX asked the judge to order Apple to stop using technology inside its iOS and Mac chat apps.