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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.

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Podcast: Hulk SMASH!!

Serenity Caldwell and Dan Moren link arms to discuss the Apple-related news of the week, including explosive executive emails, Fire TV versus Apple TV, and the awesomeness of Monument Valley.

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Apple details $2.2 billion damages claim against Samsung

Apple experts told a jury that Samsung's infringement was large and significantly hurt Apple.

Apple-Samsung jury discovers joys of subroutines, class libraries

Technical talk marked a day focused on the specifics behind one Apple patent

Steve Jobs called for 'holy war' against Google

The former Apple CEO planned to speak of a holy war during a 2010 management retreat, according to court exhibits

Podcast: No fighting in the War room

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen return to talk Apple Goes to Court (again), Macworld/iWorld, Office on the iPad, and Yahoo throws more money around.

Rapid Reaction: What to expect at the Apple-Samsung trial

Apple expects more than $2 billion from Samsung for repeated infringement of Apple. The trial got underway this week, with Martyn Williams of IDG News Service in the courtroom for opening arguments.

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Apple's Schiller takes jury back to 2007 and the dawn of the iPhone

The Apple marketing chief is first to give testimony as the company clashes with Samsung

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Apple demands over $2B from Samsung for patent infringement

Apple lawyers spoke of 'massive' infringement by Samsung as a jury trial began in Califronia

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With one 'dinosaur' and one BlackBerry owner, iCourt jury is selected

Apple gear was well-represented among the pool of prospective jurors

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Apple, Samsung kick off case by sparring over instructional video

Samsung argued that an instructional video for jurors suggested that Apple's products were patentable and innovative.

Apple and Samsung head back to court

The two companies are due back in court on Monday to argue over smartphone patents.

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Apple again denied permanent US sales ban against Samsung products

Apple failed to provide enough evidence to warrant an injunction, so a judge ruled that legal damages should be sufficient.

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California court rules it's OK for drivers to check mobile maps

The appeals court went by a strict interpretation of the statute under which the driver was charged

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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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In appeal, Apple says e-book ruling will harm consumers

Apple said its controversial e-book deals had helped lower prices and stimulated competition.