Earlier this week, Samsung made a somewhat surprising announcement that it will stop its legal actions against Apple in European countries including Germany UK, France, Italy and the Netherlands, which were all based on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) patents.
Project “Azalea” could be Apple’s attempt to replace Samsung as its processor manufacturer
According to various rumors the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) wants to build a new 3.2-million-square-foot factory so that it can take over ARM chip production for Apple. The move would lessen Apple's dependence on Samsung.
Apparently Apple has unexpectedly unveiled a new iPhone model a lot earlier than anticipated. Dubbed the iPhone 5C – and not iPhone 5S – the handset targets primarily college-aged girls that tend to shatter the display of the device in various scenarios.
Key ‘Pinch-to-zoom’ Apple patent used in Samsung trial deemed invalid in USPTO reexamination
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is reexamining another Apple patent – the third one by our count – and this time around we’re looking at the “pinch to zoom” patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,844,915), a weapon that was successfully used by the iPhone maker in its first U.S. case against Samsung.
Bedfellows: Google and Apple to benefit from Kodak patent sale
Apple has obtained another victory against Google-owned Motorola, as an ITC judge found in a preliminary ruling that the iPhone maker is not violating a Motorola proximity sensor patent (U.S. Patent No. 6,246,862).
Samsung officially overtakes Nokia as top cell phone brand for 2012