In the wake of Apple's patent infringement victory over Samsung, many are asking: "What are the practical implications and repercussions of the verdict?"
On August 24, a jury of nine in a California federal court handed down a ruling that sent shockwaves through the global wireless phone industry. Samsung, the world's largest phone maker, was found guilty of infringing on key Apple hardware design and software elements. Samsung got Apple's attention because of its size, but every Android device manufacturer now needs to consider potential exposure areas that could put them in the crosshairs as Apple tries to slow Android growth.
Apple sue us next? Not a chance.
The share price of Samsung Electronics dropped nearly 7.5% in trading Monday as investors had their first opportunity to react to the more than $1 billion decision against the Korean electronics giant by a California jury for infringing on Apple patents.
Samsung plans to challenge a U.S. court ruling that recommends more than $1 billion in damages to Apple over a patent dispute.
A federal jury in California on Friday recommended that Apple be awarded more than $1 billion in damages after finding Samsung was guilty of "willful" violations of a number of Apple's patents in the creation of its own mobile products.
A South Korea court ruled that both Apple and Samsung violated each other's patents, in a case that mimics legal battles between the electronics giants around the world.
Dan Simon on the patent dispute between Apple and Samsung, which is now in the hands of a California jury.
Marketplace's Rob Schmitz describes his rare glimpse inside Foxconn, the Chinese factory that makes Apple products.
The Fair Labor Association released a report Wednesday that Chinese plants of Foxconn, a major supplier of Apple products, have improved worker conditions.
Technology giants Apple and Samsung have to wait for the jury to decide who is in the wrong. CNN's Dan Simon reports
On Friday night, Wired technology journalist Mat Honan was brutally hacked. In a chain of events that Honan would unravel in the following days, hackers took advantage of security holes at Amazon and Apple to gain access to his iCloud account. They then took over his Gmail account, remotely wiped all data from his MacBook Air, iPhone and iPad, and took over his Twitter account as well as the Twitter account of his former employer, Gizmodo.
It is the device, arguably, that led the smartphone revolution.
Did Apple rip off Samsung's intellectual property to create the iPhone, or did Samsung pilfer Apple's patents when it took on the iPad and iPhone with a slew of mobile devices and tablets?
U.S. stocks were headed for a choppy open Wednesday. Apple was poised to be a big drag on tech stocks, while the broader market could get a boost from Caterpillar's strong results.
Some Apple Store employees have been told to plan an all-nighter for July 24, leading to speculation that the company's new Mac operating system, OS X Mountain Lion, will be released the next day.
Calling its decision to abandon a green certification system for electronics "a mistake," Apple on Friday announced it would again submit its products for EPEAT certification.
Apple prides itself on being green.
The new MacBook Pro with Retina display has the sharpest screen on the market, but its price may be too high for many.
In June, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the new iPhone 4 equipped with a glass front and stainless steel edges.
Is hip design is more important than being green?
Apple says it has fixed a glitch that was causing apps downloaded from its online store to crash this week.
Last week, a U.S. District judge dealt a serious blow to Google and Samsung by slapping an injunction on the Galaxy Nexus phone and the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in a patent infringement lawsuit.
More than two years after releasing its game-changing tablet computer, Apple now actually owns the name "iPad."
You've probably seen the new Apple TV ads with actor John Malkovich having what looks like the most charming chat of his life with Siri, the voice-activated "personal assistant" on the iPhone 4S.
Almost exactly 2 years ago, Steve Jobs outlined his view of personal computing. We used to be an agrarian nation, he explained, and as a result our vehicles were largely trucks. As the country became more urban and suburban, we moved to an era where the highways were dominated by cars, not their lumbering counterparts.
The MacBook Pro, with a shiny new high-definition screen, may have been the sexiest star of Apple's keynote address at its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday.
Business Insider's Jay Yarow on how Apple's changes on its mobile devices is being viewed as a message to Google.
Faster, thinner laptops with hi-res screens. FaceTime video chatting over cellular networks. And a smarter Siri.
Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller says the upgraded MacBook Air laptops are faster, has better graphics and $100 cheaper.
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, the annual gathering where the secretive company hosts folks who make a living writing software for its products, kicks off today.
Google unveiled some upgrades to its mapping software on Wednesday ahead of Apple's expected announcement that it will ditch Google Maps on iPhones and iPads in favor of its own technology.
CNN's Pauline Chiou talks to Auret Van Heerden, CEO of the Fair Labor Association, about its Foxconn investigation.
The biggest manufacturer of iconic Apple products including the iPhone and the iPad has again come under fire for the alleged treatment of its workers -- this time by a Hong Kong-based rights group.
Christine Romans explains IBM's decision to ban the "Siri" app from it's corporate networks because of privacy issues.
Apple CEO Tim Cook would someday like to see an Apple product manufactured in the United States, he told attendees of a technology gathering Tuesday.
If you work for IBM, you can bring your iPhone to work, but forget about using the phone's voice-activated digital assistant. Siri isn't welcome on Big Blue's networks.
Apple's prized product designer Jonathan ("Jony") Ive is a constant source of fascination among the press -- doubly so after the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
Those new to the cult of Mac may not realize it, but there once was a time when that iconic logo that shines from the top of Apple notebooks used to be positioned, well, upside down. Anyone gazing at the back of an open PowerBook or iBook saw Apple's logo balancing on its stem, almost as if in the middle of a pirouette.
Kristie Lu Stout explains the long-running legal fight between Apple and Samsung
"It's very important that Apple not become the developer for the world," Tim Cook, Apple chief executive, told analysts last month. "We need people to invent their own stuff."
By 2023, hideously powerful technology companies like the Weyland Corporation will rule the world. At least that's the storyline in "Prometheus," Ridley Scott's much-anticipated prequel to "Aliens," which will be released next month.
Tech giants Apple and Google may get an unofficial A grade when it comes to stock price, but they can only manage a D grade when it comes to sustainability.
If Apple were to challenge its smartphone competitors to a contest with its all-conquering iPhone 4S, Samsung's Galaxy S would probably be the model thrown into the arena to compete.
Poppy Harlow looks at how Apple was able to double its profits in the second quarter due to strong iPhone sales.
It's a tantalizing bit of expectation building. Apple's invitation to its annual developers conference is tagged with this phrase: "It's the week we've all been waiting for."
Wired.com's John Abell discusses the lucrative relationship between Apple and China.
If you are waiting for the Apple "bubble" to pop, you might be doing so for a very long time. Apple defied the skeptics Tuesday, blowing away earnings and sales forecasts.
Stronger-than-expected results from Apple and other major companies have U.S. stocks poised for a higher open Wednesday.
A senior Chinese official has sided with a company battling with Apple over the right to use the iPad name in China's lucrative market.
U.S. stocks were poised for a mixed open Tuesday as investors turn their attention to two reports on housing and await Apple's earnings after the close.
Wednesday was a dark day for the future of books.
Apple says a new software update provides tools to get rid of the so-called "Flashback" virus that has infected hundreds of thousands of Mac computers.
For consumers, the news that the Department of Justice is suing Apple and several publishers, accusing them of price-fixing, boils down to one kitchen-table question: Will this mean my e-books will get cheaper?
William Shatner's Priceline Negotiator character plunged off a bridge in a TV commercial earlier this year. Are Priceline shareholders at risk of following him over the edge?
Apple's rocket trip into the stock-market stratosphere took it to a lofty new height Tuesday morning, when Apple's valuation briefly crossed the $600 billion mark.
America's top technology companies have approval ratings that most politicians can only dream of, according to a new poll.
In the Silicon Valley hierarchy, coders have always ruled the roost, but right now there's a different skill set on the industry's most-wanted list: designers.
Apple is investigating several issues with its new iPad's Wi-Fi connectivity, according to an internal AppleCare document unearthed by MacRumors.
The new iPad can burn through monthly 4G data plans in a matter of hours, resulting in loads of additional charges.
Americans have become used to the fact that most of the jobs created by Apple are in China. We know that Steve Jobs told President Barack Obama that "those jobs aren't coming back." Recently, an executive at Apple said that the company has no obligation to solve America's problems by moving some of those jobs back to the United States.
CNN's Felicia Taylor reports on the Foxconn report from the Fair Labor Association and the response from Apple.
Apple has taken firm root in America. Just over half of all households in the country own at least one Apple product, a new survey says, showing just how far the reach of the company has come in the last decade.
Apple continues to be the market darling as investors eagerly anticipate more news about the iPad 3, and perhaps a dividend. The stock is up 24% in 2012.
Psychologists say neophilia is behind the iPad excitement. CNN's Josh Levs reports.
The new iPad may be a hot item in more ways than one.
After strong gains last week, trading could be choppy Monday, with little major economic or corporate news expected.
Apps -- those bite-sized portals to mass information and services -- have not only revolutionized the way we communicate, but also how we travel and how we maximize our time on the road.
After a year filled with uncertainty, 2012 has so far been a strong one for stocks. Stronger economic data has helped push the Dow up more than 8% since January.
A story that helped catapult the issue of poor work conditions for Chinese workers at Foxconn -- a primary maker of iPads and other devices for Apple Inc. -- back into the spotlight in January has unraveled.
Playwright Mike Daisey talks about his one-act performance looking at working conditions in Apple factories in China.
Spring breaks are starting up across the country, which means it's the beginning of road trip season.
Many investors thought Apple was due for a post-iPad sell-off last week. How could Apple live up to the considerable hype?
One of the biggest mistakes an investor can make is getting all worked up about the share price of a stock.
Apple on Wednesday unveiled its long-awaited next-generation iPad.
At the pep rally where Apple debuted its third-generation tablet computer, one question was on everyone's lips: So, what do we call this thing?
Since the iPad first appeared in 2010, video gaming has been one of the key features Apple has touted for the device, alongside video viewing, electronic reading and Web browsing.
Apple rolled out a high-definition iPad on Wednesday with a faster processor, a better camera and a display screen that promises to be dramatically sharper than the current model, the iPad 2.
On Wednesday, Apple is expected to unveil the newest version of its iPad with all of the breathless hype that typically attends the consumer-tech juggernaut's public events.
Spring training is finally here and baseball fans are wondering how the Sox will do this year.
You probably heard the story. It is, after all, so last week.
Apple's stock market value topped the $500 billion mark in early trading Wednesday, another record high for what was already the world's most valuable company.
In the emailed invitation for its March 7 press event, Apple included an image that's provoked intense speculation.
When Apple holds a press event Wednesday, everyone who's paying attention expects to see the much-anticipated iPad 3.
The tech industry is currently all about mobile. Smartphones are seeing huge growth, and there are a huge number of players trying to get a slice of the money consumers are spending. Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is the one big opportunity for companies to show off the models they are hoping will capture the imagination of customers.
The world's most valuable company is going head-to-head against a financially ailing Chinese electronics company over the right to use the iPad name in the vast market of China -- and the tech giant lost round one.
Apple is expected to announce the iPad 3 at a "special event" in California next week.
CNN's John King speaks with Jonathan Mayer, the grad student who cracked the code that allowed Google to track users.
Is that app you just downloaded surreptitiously gathering data to push targeted ads to your 6-year-old? Quite possibly.
Apple released Mountain Lion to developers last week, a new operating system that will make your desktop computer work more like your phone than ever before.
Nearly two years after tech blogs screamed "Antennagate!" over problems with the iPhone 4's reception, owners will be getting a little pocket change for their troubles.
Apple's Scott Forstall demonstrates Siri, the new voice recognition software for iPhone 4S.
Apple's latest OS X update, Mountain Lion, adds a slate of new features, nearly all derived from iOS 5. There's one big omission, however: Siri, Apple's voice-controlled virtual assistant, does not make the migration from mobile to desktop.
The largest supplier of Apple's iPads and iPhones said Saturday that it increased wages by up to 25% for workers at its factories in China.
In the latest high-profile flap over online data privacy, Google has been caught bypassing the privacy settings on Apple's Safari Web browser, letting advertisers track users in unintended ways.
Apple's CEO Tim Cook says the company "cares about every worker" in its factories and that "no one in (the) industry is doing more to improve working conditions than Apple."
Apple shares may have closed at a record high on Valentine's Day, but not everyone is head-over-heels in love with the company.
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