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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.

Judge rules Samsung infringed Apple patent before trial begins

A Samsung patent was also declared invalid

Court grants temporary suspension of Apple antitrust monitor

A New York court of appeals has granted Apple a temporary stay from an appointed antitrust monitor while it prepares to hear arguments over a longer suspension.

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Appeals court lets class-action status stand in Silicon Valley collusion case

The suit alleges companies including Google and Apple suppressed wages by agreeing not to hire each other's workers.

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Apple, FTC settle over in-app purchases by minors

In a settlement with the FTC, Apple has agreed to make changes to its in-app purchase system as well as providing millions in refunds to customers whose children made unauthorized purchases.

Appeals court strikes down FCC's net neutrality rules

Net neutrality is no more.

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Apple, Samsung CEOs agree to mediation in court dispute

The mediation will be held by February 19 ahead of a March trial for the patent dispute

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BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest's Typo over 'iconic' keyboard design

The suit names a company co-founded by the American Idol host which happens to make a keyboard case for the iPhone.

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