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Apple vs. Samsung, Round 2 to proceed in California court

A judge in California has ruled that a patent infringement lawsuit between Apple and Samsung Electronics will continue, after indicating earlier that she would like to put the case on hold pending resolution of an appeal in another patent dispute between the two companies before the same court.

Slideshow: 11 fun facts about Apple

We ventured deep into the jungle primeval of Apple's shareholder proxies to bring you a slice of company trivia -- from the absence of a knight to the shocking truth of just how cool it is being an Apple board member.

The Apple stock suit: What it all means

One of Apple's larger shareholders is suing the company. Why is that happening and what does it mean to you? Marco Tabini explains.

Go paperless or die trying! 15 tablet apps for ditching dead trees

Whether you're getting paid by a customer or editing a coworker's presentation, these tablet-optimized apps take the dead trees out of doing business.

Cook: The only thing Apple won't do is release a lousy product

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke Tuesday at the Goldman Sachs technology conference.

Tim Cook to speak Tuesday at Goldman Sachs conference

Last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook used the Goldman Sachs conference to affirm the company's commitment to good worker conditions. What will this year's news be?

Bill Gates: 'Steve Jobs was always cooler than me'

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has admitted that late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was "always cooler" than him.

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Expo Notes: EasyWeb promises a replacement for iWeb

Do you miss iWeb, Apple's web-publishing service that was discontinued last year? The guys at Rage Software say they're preparing a replacement.

The iPad mini: 2013's next big business tool?

Portable and less pricey, Apple's little tablet still seeks its business niche—and is finding some surprising takers.

Applr brings social networking to app purchases

A new online service lets users combine social networking with App Store shopping as they peruse the latest offerings for theiriPhone and iPad. Applr launched Wednesday, the creation of developer Michael Johnston, who has been working on the project since 2010.

Macworld/iWorld 2013 Best of Show: Call for submissions

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Macworld is now accepting product submissions for the Best of Show Awards. If you are a company exhibiting at Macworld/iWorld 2013, you can have your product considered for the awards.

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Google expands encryption protection in Chrome browser

The search behemoth Google is following Mozilla and Apple in encrypting everyone's search queries, which will be implemented in the next version of Chrome.

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New Plantronics headsets answer calls for you

Plantronics' latest headsets for business use can answer calls as soon as you put them on--but they don't come cheap.

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