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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.

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Phil Schiller up again in next round of Apple-Samsung battle

The Apple executive is one of a handful of people Samsung said it will call to the court in its next round of patent battles.

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Apple monitor to stay in ebooks case, with boundaries

Apple's attempt to have its ebooks antitrust monitor removed has failed, but the court will impose boundaries on the appointee.

Apple takes on patent trolls

Plus, Carl Icahn lays off the 'share repurchase' horn, and more excerpts from Tim Cook's interview with the Wall Street Journal.

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Judge rebukes Apple for invoking nationalist bias but denies Samsung a retrial

Apple's remarks in a patent trial suggested an 'American-versus-non-American theme' to the jury, Judge Koh said.

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How do you like them apples: Google, Samsung ink patent deal

The move will make it easier for them to collaborate, and is a defensive move against Apple

Samsung's Apple damages equivalent to 16 days' profit

Samsung owes Apple a check for smartphone patent infringement, but the multimillion-dollar award is equal to several days' profit for each company.

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BlackBerry moves to block sales of Typo keyboard

The company claims Ryan Seacrest designed the keyboard to replace his BlackBerry

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Find My iPhone finds two suspected thieves in Silicon Valley

The suspects stole $14,000 in gadgets from a startup incubator, but didn't turn them off.