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Samsung’s attempt to ban Apple devices in its home country fails

According to a report over at Reuters this morning, Samsung’s lawsuit against Apple in South Korea has been lost. It had attempted to ban some of Cupertino’s devices due to patent infringement. A claim which the Korean judicial system rejected. The patents in question related to content display and messaging. Unsurprisingly, the judge threw out the…

Apple and Samsung CEOs to discuss settlements in January

The relationship between Apple and Samsung is one of the strangest relationships in the tech world. The two companies have been fighting in court over the past few years, while Samsung continues to supply different components for Apple devices. Earlier today it was announced that in their ongoing court case, Samsung admitted to stealing Apple property, but…

Samsung: We stole from Apple and we owe a ‘huge sum’

Ever since Apple accused Samsung of copying its products, the rivalry between the companies has increased in intensity and has led to multiple bitter court battles over whether or not Samsung truly copied Apple’s devices. Apple supporters will, of course, claim that the similarities between devices such as the iPhone and the original Galaxy S are more…

Automatic iOS 7 update prompting lawsuit

The most recent iOS overhaul that came with iOS 7 has been a talking point for iPhone owners over the last month or so. When the official release hit, many were unsure they liked the new operating system, and others downright refused to update to the newest OS. Many complained that the added functionality was not worth the new “cartoonish” look to the…

Apple files plan to appeal e-book case

Today Apple filed its plan to appeal a case brought by the Department of Justice that resulted in an injunction of e-books for Apple’s iBookstore. The company lost a September 6th ruling which resulted in the injunction of e-books by many major publishers due to alleged price fixing. In its filing, Apple said, “Apple also hereby appeals from any and…

Brazil court allows Apple to use iPhone name

For a while now, Apple has been fighting to use the name “iPhone” in Brazil, only to have been told it couldn’t by a Brazilian court last year in 2012. However, following Apple’s appeal, a court now found that because Apple’s iPhone name is “world renown,” it isn’t fair to allow IGB Electronica’s Android-powered “Gradient IPHONE” be the only device to…