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Closing arguments begin in Apple vs Samsung patent trial

Closing arguments have begun in the high-profile patent-infringement case between Apple and Samsung.

Court preparing Apple-Samsung jury for deliberations

Jurors hearing arguments between Apple and Samsung have been warned not to accept software updates or install apps on mobile gadgets they receive while deliberating the merits of the patent-infringement case, as such updates could alter the appearance of some things under dispute in the trial. Also, the judge in the case promises to keep the blood flowing during the reading of the more than 100 pages of jury instructions.

Report: Apple extends worldwide lead in tablet market

Apple increased its dominance of the tablet market in the second quarter, boosting its market share of units shipped to almost 70 percent, IDC said Thursday.

Verizon Wireless to pay fine for allegedly blocking tethering apps

Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay $1.25 million to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to resolve a complaint that it blocked third-party tethering applications on Android phones, the FCC said Tuesday.

This is Tim: Cook on Apple's third-quarter earnings

Here's what Apple CEO Tim Cook had to say on everything from iPad pricing to iPhone rumors during Tuesday's third-quarter earnings call.

Remains of the Day: Bon appetit

We start off the week with an amuse-bouche of an iPhone rumor, followed by a few light helpings of iTunes in the Cloud. Finally, for dessert, half a dozen assorted flavors of Kindle Fire.

Facebook's facial recognition policies draws Senate's attention

Social network giant defends use of facial recognition technology and addresses concerns about user privacy as lawmakers seek answers on Facebook's tag suggestions.

Square launches election fund-raising tool on iOS

Now campaigns can use the iPhone and iPad to collect campaign donations, and federally required information on their donors.

Who owns your tweets?

Both corporations and employees who tweet on their company's behalf must clarify the question.

How to create read-only PDFs in OS X

Sure, it's easy to create a PDF, but can you protect what you share? In this Macworld Video, Scholle Sawyer McFarland shows how to encrypt a PDF using only OS X's built in tools.

Apple kicks off new iPad sales in China next week

Apple on Tuesday said the company will start selling the new iPad in China starting Friday, July 20.

Samsung appeals Apple injunction against Galaxy Tab

Lawyers for Samsung Electronics have petitioned a U.S. court to suspend a preliminary injunction that has blocked its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer from sale in the country.

LightSpeed turns iPad into a sales tool

LightSpeed for iPad was unveiled Wednesday by Xsilva Systems. It’s similar to Square Register, the iPad app that lets small merchants track inventory, ring up sales, and take credit cards for payment, but with a couple of wrinkles.