Court Again Says It Won't Ban Samsung Galaxy Nexus
A U.S. Federal Court has denied Apple's request that it reconsider a ruling that would have blocked sales of a Samsung smartphone in the U.S. The original court decision ruled that it would not impose a ban on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the U.S. Apple wanted the decision overturned. Sales of the device were blocked temporarily last summer, but Samsung was able to have that decision reversed. Today's decision follows news earlier this week that found Samsung innocent of "willful" patent infringement. The two companies have a number of cases pending around the world.
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.
Appeals Court Exonerates Samsung in $120M Case
Samsung won a reversal of a $120 million patent-related fine thanks to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C.
Court Blocks Samsung's Attempt to Appeal Apple Ruling
A federal appeals court has shut down Samsung's hopes of overturning a jury verdict that found it guilty of violating Apple's patents. In 2012, a jury found Samsung had willfully violated a number of Apple patents in handsets such as the Galaxy S and S2.
I thought they don't make that anymore?