Apparently it's time for the French to deliver Apple's tit for Samsung's tat won in US courts last week. Sammy's request for an injunction against the sale of the iPhone 4S was rejected by a court in France, which called the reaction out of proportion with its claims of intellectual property theft.
Been eyeing Samsung's new NX30 mirrorless camera? Well, if you live in New York City and can make it to 42-43 Broadway Plaza in Times Square between noon and 6PM, it might be your lucky day. Thanks to Sammy's "Ditch Day" promotion, you can trade in your current DSLR for the NX30, "while supplies last." For more information about the terms and conditions,click here.
A French court has fined a blogger over a negative restaurant review posted online. The restaurant in question is Il Giardino, a pizzeria, and the blog post at the heart of the matter was published back in August 2013. That blog post has since been removed, but the blogger behind it still has to pay a 2500 Euro fine.
Apple and Samsung's second major patent trial gets underway in California today. While the parties involved remain the same, the products and patents at issue are substantially different. Undoubtedly, in the coming weeks we'll be inundated with day-to-day reports relaying the latest news from the courtroom.
Today, we watched Samsung announce it's building a VR headset with Oculus VR, dissected rumors surrounding WWDC 2014, took Samsung's Chromebook 2 for a test run and investigated the technology behind holograms. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.
Since Turkeyblockedaccess to Twitter in late March -- in response to posts about the prime minister's alleged corruption -- there's been plenty of legal back-and-forth, with the ban even beingliftedtemporarily as judges weighed complaints against the government.
BERLIN —A day after Uber, the popular ride-hailing service, was barred from operating in Germany, the company was still taking bookings.In Berlin, drivers using Uber’s low-cost UberPop service, which connects drivers with potential customers, continued to pick up passengers on Wednesday.
Apple didn’t infringe on certain Samsung patents and won’t have to pay damages in a Japanese court ruling, Bloomberg reports. A Tokyo District Court ruled the iPhone 4, 4s, and iPad 2 don’t infringe on Samsung data communication patents. Samsung expressed their disappointment with the decision and noted that the company may appeal the ruling. Apple’s U.S.
Late on Friday, news broke that the jury in Apple and Samsung's second California litigation had reached a verdict. When the dust settled, the jury found that Samsung had in fact infringed upon a number of Apple patents, subsequently awarding the company $119.6 million in damages.
When rumors of Apple'ssmart home effortsbroke Monday, expectations for the future of home automation began to soar. According to sources speaking withGigaomthough, Cupertino's connected household project has more to do with fragmentation and the "Made for iPhone" label portion ofthe initial rumor.
Turkey's country-wide Twitter ban has already beentemporarily liftedon a national level, but the stay-of-execution wasn'tcompletelyuniversal. One of the three court orders that prompted theoriginal banforced Twitter to use its Country Withheld Content tool on an account that had reportedly accused Turkey's former prime minister of corruption, effectively blocking it from the view of Turkish users.
For the last year or so, Samsung has been touting a "paradigm shift" in the way it constructs flash memory: from a horizontal to a vertical arrangement of cells, or what it calls3D V-NAND. Now, judging from reviews of the first V-NAND consumer SSDs, the 850 Pro range, it looks like this shift has resulted in a geniune and unequivocal boost to performance.
This week we watched Apple buy Beats for $3 billion, explored the inspiration behind the newly-announced LG G3, learned about Samsung's new partnership with Oculus VR, investigated the benefits of solar energy and much more. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last seven days.
is circulating a petition to preserve the hills' natural appearance. They've come up with renderings of how they imagine the area will look if other buildings of similar height were to be built near the Palisades.LG spokesman John Taylor has said that the company would be willing to negotiate the building's design.Remember, they can always say, 'We’re out of here.
Turkey's Twitter ban may havecome to an end, but the country'sblock on YouTuberemains steadfast. In the latest development to this censorship saga,Reutersreportsthat a court in the Turkish capital has declared the YouTube situation a human rights violation, and instructed that the block be removed.
Samsung will fight the $120m damages a US court ruled it must pay Apple, the South Korean firm has insisted, accusing its rival of omitting "real world evidence" that would have proved Samsung's innocence.
Earlier this week, Kurt Eichenwald of Vanity Fair published an incredibly in-depth article highlighting many of the hurdles Apple has had to deal with in taking Samsung to court. Suffice it to say, Samsung is not your run-of-the-mill litigant.