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iPhone banned in Korean patent trial verdict

A South Korea court has adjudged that Apple and Samsung both violated one another's design patents, and issued fines and bans to both companies.

The Macalope Daily: Choose wisely

Which is better, a product shipping today or an Apple product not shipping yet? Wait, didn't we do this yesterday?

Apple v Samsung: Five experts, five questions

Five experts with knowledge of the legal system, patent litigation and trials, and the U.S. smartphone market offer their assessment of the Apple-Samsung trial, as the jury begins deliberations.

Apple-Samsung patent battle now in jury's hands

A nine-person California jury begins deliberating Wednesday in the landmark patent battle 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.

Survey: Smartphone growth surging in Japan, Android use double iOS

Japan's smartphone users have surged 43 percent this year, and two-thirds now use Android devices, according to a survey conducted by comScore.

Apple-Samsung jury to face 700-plus questions on verdict form

Imagine the longest, most complex government form you've ever had to fill out and you start to have an idea what jurors will face as they begin to consider their verdict in the patent infringement case between Apple and Samsung.

The Macalope Weekly: Vacation interuptus

Is it too much to ask that people stop writing dumb pieces about Apple for a week? Apparently.

AT&T takes on texting while driving

The carrier's 'It Can Wait' campaign aims to inform users, especially teenagers, about the dangers of texting while driving, reinforcing government and industry efforts to curb the practice.

Remains of the Day: Tabloid entertainment

The (putatively) true Hollywood story behind Apple's acquisition of AuthenTec, a (possible) sneak preview of the new iPhone dock-connector port, and the judge in the Apple-Samsung case exposes a troubling drug habit (sort of).