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Apple’s Latest Suit Against Samsung May Target Google

March 31, 2014 | 2:32 pm

Apple’s Latest Suit Against Samsung May Target Google

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The trial in Silicon Valley marks the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between the two tech giants that underscore a much larger concern about what is allowed to be patented.

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December 18, 2012 | 8:35 am

A.M. Splash: Apple’s Request to Ban Samsung Phones Denied; Lockyer Calls for Partial State Divestment in Gunmakers; Cold Weather Comes

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Judge denies Apple request to ban Samsung phones (SJ Mercury News) A federal judge late Monday rejected Apple’s demands that its chief rival in the more than $100 billion global smartphone market cease selling models a jury recently found illegally used Apple technology. The immediate impact of the ruling means that Samsung can continue to […]

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December 3, 2012 | 8:50 am

A.M. Splash: Calif. Dems Supermajority May Not Last Long; Apple, Samsung Back to Court; Arrests Drop in Oakland; SF N. Beach Subway Proposed

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California Democrats’ supermajority powers will be short-lived (Bay Area News Group) When Democrats last month achieved broad taxing powers by capturing supermajorities in both chambers of the Legislature, Democratic leaders immediately ruled out new taxes, saying they didn’t want to be seen as overreaching just after voters approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s $6 billion annual tax […]

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Jury Orders Samsung to Pay Apple $1 Billion For Infringing Patents

August 24, 2012 | 5:10 pm

Jury Orders Samsung to Pay Apple $1 Billion For Infringing Patents

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After a year of scorched-earth litigation, a jury decided Friday that Samsung ripped off the innovative technology used by Apple to create its revolutionary iPhone and iPad. The jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple $1.05 billion. An appeal is expected. Apple Inc. filed its patent infringement lawsuit in April 2011 […]

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July 31, 2012 | 8:49 am

A.M. Splash: U.S. Monitor Blasts Oakland Police; Feds Close SF Pot Clinics; Woody Allen Films in Marin; 49er Stadium Beams Rise in Santa Clara

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Oakland police stung by new criticism (Oakland Tribune) With Oakland’s control of its own police department potentially hanging in the balance, the federal monitor overseeing the force questioned its willingness to reform itself and raised concerns over photos posted at police headquarters of a federal judge and elected official doctored “in a manner … found […]

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Tech Titans Apple, Samsung Face Off in Court Over iPhone, iPad

July 30, 2012 | 4:18 pm

Tech Titans Apple, Samsung Face Off in Court Over iPhone, iPad

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With billions of dollars and control of the U.S. smartphone and computer tablets markets at stake, jury selection began Monday in a closely watched trial between two of the world’s leading tech companies over patents. Apple Inc. filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics Co. last year alleging the world’s largest technology […]

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