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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
The bill reverses a 2013 decision that phone unlocking by consumers ran afoul of copyright laws.
The lawsuit alleges that Apple has been disclosing iPhone user data to third-parties
If the decision against Apple is upheld in appeal, the company will pay out the funds to affected consumers in 33 states and territories.
Samsung cited a Supreme Court ruling that tightened patent standards when it asked a court to find two Apple patent claims invalid
Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.
The first ruling of its kind in the US is being hailed by privacy advocates
Apple said it pays every euro of every tax it owes
An appeals court denied Apple's request for a stay during appeal.
A news report has said that the two companies are working towards a settlement
The deal will see the two work toward patent reform, they said
Apple's 'holy war' against Android is increasingly overshadowing the company's ability to wow its users with new products, argues contributor Marco Tabini.