Samsung suffered a massive blow in its long war against frenemy Apple this weekend when President Obama vetoed the ITC's decision to ban imports of the iPhone 4, the iPhone 3G, and the iPad 2 into the USA. As reported by the Wall Street Journal (via 9to5Mac), the veto sliced a full 1 billion dollars off of Samsung's market value, representing a 0.9 percent loss.
Fresh on the heels of yesterday's news that iOS 7 will feature a "flatter" UI, 9to5Mac reports that Apple now wants to get into your car's dashboard. Specifically, Apple is reportedly working with automobile manufacturers to include iPhone docking stations in new cars, thus allowing Apple Maps and Siri to be used through the exisiting console screens instead of the the current built-in GPS systems.
Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility certainly got the attention of the tech world last year, but a new report claims the $12.4 billion purchase may be giving the search giant nothing but trouble.
Samsung Electronics may be flying high with US$7.7 billion in profits for the first three months of the year, but all that money may be making the company's chairman a little nervous, if history is any indication.
The tech media made a big deal out of the U.S. patent office "rejecting" Apple's trademark application for the iPad mini -- a decision that has now been withdrawn without Apple having to lift a finger.
Sure, Samsung has been in the wristwatch business for years, but they haven't exactly had any better luck making them smarter than anyone else. Feeling a little pressure from those Apple rumors, are we?
With only four weeks left before the poorly-titled jOBS unauthorized biopic was set to land in theaters, the distributor has now delayed the Ashton Kutcher vehicle. But it's not all bad -- they're ditching that title and ramping up their promotional efforts, but you'll have to read on to find out more.
There's freedom in producing a podcast. Every day, creative people are pumping out free content, including hilarious roundtable discussions or informative news programs. But the culture of podcasting is under attack from an altogether irritating source: the patent troll.
As the world waits to hear Apple's quarterly earnings report next week, there are rumblings that the company is cutting back on iPhone 5 part orders by nearly half. A sign of trouble in paradise or just business as usual following a busy holiday quarter and the rumored handset refresh that could arrive by mid-year? You be the judge after reading our weekend recap...