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Judge refuses to stay Apple-Samsung lawsuit pending patent review

Samsung wanted the court to stay a damages retrial pending reexamination of an Apple patent, but a judge said no.

Unlocked iPhone 5s now available without SIM in U.S.

Apple on Friday began offering a version of the unlocked iPhone 5s sold without any SIM; previously, the unlocked version was only available with a T-Mobile SIM card.

FCC proposes to allow mid-flight phone calls, ruining air travel for everyone

Soon, being stuck in a middle seat may be the least of your inconveniences, as your fellow passengers gab ceaselessly on their smartphones.

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Samsung must pay $290 million to Apple in patent case

After three days of deliberations, a jury came back with the figure on what Samsung needs to pay Apple for infringing on several of its patents.

The Week in iOS Apps: A thousand ways to organize your life

The advent of iOS has brought a number of ways to help users get organized. This week's roundup includes a few new and updated ways to do so.

SkyDrive now auto-uploads photos from iOS devices

Although iOS users may want to store their photos within Apple's iCloud, Microsoft now gives them the option of autouploading them to SkyDrive.

Carriers slammed for rejecting smartphone 'kill switch'

The officials have been pushing for a “kill switch” that could render smartphones inoperable after they’re stolen, reducing the incentive for crime.

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Apple's $380 million case against Samsung goes to jury

Jurors will now decide how much Samsung must pay Apple for infringing on several patents with its smartphones.

Still no smartphone kill switch? Blame the carriers

Samsung emails reveal that the major US carriers vetoed plans to pre-package a kill switch on every phone.

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Apple's rumored PrimeSense buy may open Siri's eyes

If Apple absorbs perceptual computing pioneer PrimeSense, it could mean intriguing possibilities for future Apple products, including iPhones with computer vision and even wearable computing.

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Apple's Schiller testifies in case against Samsung

Phil Schiller tried to convince a jury that Samsung's infringement of Apple patents cost the company phone and tablet sales.

Schiller on the stand: Apple 'bet the company' on the iPhone

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Apple senior vice president Phil Schiller took the stand in the damages retrial of the Apple-Samsung case, and spoke briefly about the iPhone and the risks the company took in bringing it to market.

FCC chief pressures carriers on cellphone unlocking

If mobile operators don't ease up on cellphone locking, the FCC's Tom Wheeler says they're running the risk of being forced to do so.

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