ITC Says Samsung Violated Apple Patents
An administrative law judge with the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a preliminary ruling today that finds Samsung guilty of infringing on several smartphone patents held by Apple. One of the patents pertains to design elements and the other three patents pertain to utilities, though the judge also said Samsung was not guilty of infringing on two of Apple's claims. The ruling will be reviewed by the full counsel later this year before it is finalized. The patents involved cover a wide array of Samsung's smartphones and tablets. The two companies continue to spar in courtrooms around the world over patents.
Synaptics Says A 'Top Five' Phone Company to Use Its Under-the-Glass Fingerprint Reader
Synaptics today said of the five largest phone manufacturers in the world has agreed to use its Clear ID FS9500 optical, in-display fingerprint sensor. The FS9500 can scan fingerprints through the full thickness of smartphone cover glass, which means device makers can create sleek, button-free designs and still include a fingerprint reader on the front.
Target Adds Mobile Payment Feature to its App
Target today made it possible for people to make in-store payments with their smartphones through the Target mobile app. Similar to Walmart’s offering, shoppers can link their debit cart to the new Wallet function within the Target app.
ITC Says Nvidia Infringed Samsung Patents
A judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission found Nvidia guilty of infringing three patents owned by Samsung.
ITC Agrees to Review Qualcomm's Complaints Against Apple
The International Trade Commission today said it will investigate claims made by Qualcomm that Apple is infringing on its patents. Specifically, Qualcomm says the processor and baseband in the iPhone 7 are violating its patented technology.
Why this but..
I don't get it....granted that ruling isn't final...but I expected an article about that on Phone Scoop because it seems kind of significant...
when is the last time you see anything negative about apple over here?