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Apple sued in California over touch patent

Apple products using touch technology infringe on a patent owned by the Pennsylvanian company FlatWorld Interactives, the company alleged in court documents filed on Friday.

Remains of the Day: See you, raise you

Soon, you may not be able to see the pixels on your MacBook display--but you may see iPads all over Dutch schools. And it'll probably be a while before you see Apple's stock trading that low again.

Italian court upholds Apple fine for unnecessary warranties

A Rome court has upheld a $1.2 million fine imposed on Apple last December by Italy's Antitrust Authority for circumventing consumer protection laws.

Analyst: Apple to be top mobile processor company

Apple is an iconic consumer electronics company with a string of massively successful products, but it could also become the world's largest mobile processor...

Apple issues firmware update for 2011 Mac models

Four firmware updates released Thursday promise to improve stability for every MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, and Mac mini introduced in 2011.

Toshiba and SanDisk shrink 128gbit memory chips

Toshiba said Thursday it has shrunk the size of its 128gbit NAND flash memory chips, in the race to bring more and tinier storage to portable devices.

Remains of the Day: Contradiction in terms

The white MacBook was still alive, but now it's dead for sure; the Air Force wants a little or a lot of iPads; and one of Steve Jobs's associates told the FBI that he was deceptive and manipulative, but that he would whole heartedly recommend him.

In UK, Apple grows PC market share while rivals stuggle

Apple sold 267,000 Macs in the UK in the final quarter of 2011, increasing its share of the PC market in that country to 9.1 percent.

Firmware updates enable Lion Internet Recovery for more Mac models

On Tuesday, Apple released three EFI firmware updates that enable Lion Internet Recovery on some 2010 iMac, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro models.

MacBook, Mac mini get firmware updates

The firmware updates for the mid-2010 models of the MacBook and Mac mini enable Lion Recovery from an Internet connection.

Intego: 2011 offered bumper crop of Mac malware

Security firm Intego said that 2011 was the most active year for malware since the release of Mac OS X.

Gartner: Apple is the world's biggest buyer of semiconductors

Apple became the biggest buyer of semiconductors last year, ahead of Samsung Electronics and Hewlett-Packard, Gartner said on Tuesday.

HP pays $425,000 to settle claims over hazardous laptop batteries

Hewlett-Packard will pay $425,000 to settle a claim that it knowingly sold laptops with hazardous batteries that could overheat or catch fire, the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission says.

Remains of the Day: Chapter and verse

One textbook CEO pins all the glory on Steve Jobs, Samsung pins its hopes on an anti-iPhone ad, and one attorney pins the blame for a stolen computer on Apple itself.

Researcher: Mac-based security threats jumped in 2011

New Mac-based security threats jumped in 2011, but still remain far below that of Windows PCs, according to a posting by F-Secure Labs.