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Watchdog group: Samsung supplier in China uses underage workers

A Samsung supplier in China allegedly employs workers under the age of 16, according to a labor watchdog group, which found the student workers earn about US$1 an hour.

Verizon Wireless reveals 20GB shared data plan, and four others

Verizon Wireless Tuesday revealed that there are five additional data tiers over and above the six tiers announced with its Share Everything plans earlier this summer.

Talk of a Sept. 12 iPhone launch triggers trade-in flurry

Speculation about a Sept. 12 announcement of a new iPhone triggered a 70 percent jump in the number of owners trying to unload their current smartphones, according to eBay.

Samsung: Apple pushed expert witnesses to change their minds

As part of an Australian trial, Samsung accused Apple of improperly influencing expert witnesses on Monday, following the amendment of an expert report delivered to the Korean company's legal team over the weekend.

Trial with Samsung reveals Apple's 7-inch iPad vision, 'Purple Project'

Among the testimony to come out of the Samsung-Apple trial last week: Apple considered developing a car or a camera after seeing the iPod's success, and in early 2011 one of its top executives recommended making a 7-inch iPad.

Judge rejects Apple's punishment against Samsung

The judge in Apple's patent-infringement suit against Samsung Electronics turned down Apple's request to impose harsh sanctions against Samsung for distributing inadmissible court exhibits to some media outlets. Friday's session also saw testimony from Apple executives Phil Schiller and Scott Forstall.

Apple asks court to punish Samsung for releasing documents in iPhone suit

Apple will ask a federal court to sanction Samsung Electronics for releasing documents that were not allowed as evidence in the companies' dueling patent infringement suits.

Remains of the Day: Something to talk about

Samsung gets a talking to from the bench, almost two-thirds of the App Store's software might be silent (but not deadly), and there's more chatter about a new iPhone dock-connector port.

Apple, Samsung both claim innovator status in opening of patent trial

Apple and Samsung hurled strong statements at each other in the opening rounds of their Silicon Valley patent trial on Tuesday.