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The trial fell apart after the judge realized there were no plaintiffs.
It turns out that the class-action plaintiffs may never have owned iPods affected by DRM.
The company is embroiled in a class-action lawsuit that claims it removed rival music services’ songs from iPods without telling users.
Cue told Fortune that he would "take better notes" if he could relive the book publisher negotiations that landed Apple in hot water.
Plaintiffs complain that Apple married iTunes music with iPod players, and they want $350 million in damages.
The final amount still depends on whether Apple loses an appeal on another ruling.
Susie Ochs and Chris Breen discuss the week's news including Uber alternatives, Alpine's CarPlay head unit, FCC smackdown, and iOS and Yosemite updates.
Sometimes it's all about the money, not where your ideology lies. We also talk free Office iOS apps, OS stability, and iMessage purgatory.
The court also denied most of Apple's other motions
Apple will appeal an order from this week that denied the ban
Apple failed to show that it suffered enough harm as a result of Samsung's infringement
The law is likely to affect smartphones sold around the world
In the short term, not much has changed, even with the new law that makes it OK to unlock your smartphone. But longer term, this should benefit both phone owners and carriers.
The two rivals will continue to pursue existing patent lawsuits in the U.S.
Apple's agreement to pay $400 million to consumers depends on the outcome of its appeal