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
There’s been an interesting development in the long running legal battle between Apple and Samsung. As of today, Samsung has dropped its request for European injunctions against Apple, claiming that it cares more about consumer choice.
Apple vs. Samsung: No ban on Samsung products but the $1 billion penalty stays
The courtroom drama between Apple and Samsung continues. Apple was denied injunctions against the Samsung devices found infringing, while Samsung wasn't able to get the initial verdict overthrown on grounds of misconduct.
Samsung’s global tablet market share doubled in Q3 2012, while Apple dropped to just over 50%
It’s not every day that you’re going to hear a Samsung exec talking about how he uses an iPhone, iPad and Mac at home, and how he prefers Apple’s ecosystem’s to Samsung’s device centric policy. Let alone the company’s president and chief strategy office Young Sohn.