Apple Denied Higher Damages in Samsung Patent Case
Jan 30, 2013, 8:46 AM by Rich Brome
A court this week denied Apple's request for increased damages in its patent case against Samsung. Apple argued that Samsung's patent infringement was willful and that the original $1 billion damages awarded by the jury wasn't sufficient compensation for losses from Samsung's infringement. U.S. Federal Judge Lucy Koh disagreed, letting the $1 billion damages stand. However, she has yet to rule on Samsung's request that the damages be lowered.
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Google today announced the Pixel Buds A-Series, a new model of the company's true wireless earbuds that keeps most of the features of last year's Pixel Buds, but brings the price down from $179 to $99. The new A-series has a similar design for both the buds and charging case.
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Samsung will bring its newest rugged phone for enterprise customers — the Galaxy XCover6 Pro — to the US next month. The XCover6 Pro replaces the original XCover Pro, which launched with AT&T in late 2020.
Feb 24, 2021
The FCC today announced the winners of Auction 107 for radio frequency licenses in the coveted "C-Band". Verizon spent $45.5 billion, well over half the $81.1 billion total spent in the whole auction.
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The US Federal Trade Commission has decided not to appeal its antitrust case against Qualcomm to the US Supreme Court, effectively ending the matter in Qualcomm's favor. The FTC sued in 2017, claiming that the way Qualcomm links the sales of baseband processors with patent licensing amounts to anticompetitive behavior and unfair business practices.
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The Supreme Court today ruled against Oracle in its bid to force Google to pay for implementing Java in the Android smartphone operating system (OS). Oracle owns the intellectual property and copyrights for Java, but Java is widely used throughout the open-source software community.
It's almost as if Apple's monomanical fixation with Samsung is starting to hurt their bottom line.