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New cellphone-unlocking bill offers narrow fix

The Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act would simply restore the Library of Congress’ exemption for cellphone unlocking and wouldn’t affect the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

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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.

Remains of the Day: Fly the friendly skies

Your iPad may soon fly as freely as you do, which is good, because apparently you're really using those devices in the air. Elsewhere, a judge tells Apple to produce the goods.

AT&T promises no phone unlocking worries for customers

In a blog post on the carrier's website, an AT&T executive said that it's company policy to unlock devices if customers have met the terms of their service agreements.

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Remains of the Day: The letter two

Apple and Sony are going head-to-head--or ear-to-ear?--over music licensing, Phil Schiller posts a tweet and the Internet goes wild, and a former Apple rival joins Cupertino in taking on a new threat.

Remains of the Day: Pulp fiction

Is a subscription service music to Tim Cook's ears? Will Apple set back the clock on Swatch? Will a judge tell a case not to pass go and not to collect $200?

After White House backing, what's next for legalized phone unlocking?

The Obama Administration supports a “narrow legislative fix” for the cell phone unlocking ban, but critics say the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is the real problem.

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Remains of the Day: Courtside seats

Some days, it seems as though Apple should probably just pitch a tent in the local courthouse.

Remains of the Day: Like? Or 'like' like?

They like Apple! They really like Apple! "They," in this case, being the education industry and Fortune. Just not that one British judge.

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Tokyo court rules Apple doesn't violate Samsung patent

A Tokyo court ruled Thursday that Apple did not infringe a Samsung patent, a small win for Apple in the continuing legal wrangling between the two companies.