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# samsung - Friday 31 August, 2012

Japan court rejects Apple patent claims against Samsung

The decision follows a $1 billion win by Apple in a US court last week.

# samsung - Monday 27 August, 2012

Samsung shares tumble after court judgement

The company’s shares dropped by 7.5 per cent after a California jury said it had infringed on Apple patents.

# samsung - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers

How many people love (or loathe) the Lovely Girls? How popular is Guinness? And how long does it take a video to become viral?

# samsung - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Samsung to appeal after US court orders $1bn payment to Apple

The court decision could have major repercussions for the smartphone and tablet market after Samsung was found to have illegally copied some Apple devices.

# samsung - Friday 24 August, 2012

Court bans some Samsung and Apple products in South Korea

A court has found that both tech companies infringed on each others patents which means that some of their products including the iPhone and iPad need to come off the shelves.

# samsung - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Jurors begin deliberations in Apple/Samsung patent trial

Each company is accusing the other of stealing design technology. Take a look back at the legal row here…

# samsung - Monday 30 July, 2012

Court to hear Apple’s €2 BILLION patent claim against Samsung

The smartphone giants will lock horns in a federal court in the US today, with Apple seeking $2.5 billion for patent infringement.

# samsung - Friday 27 July, 2012

Samsung extends lead over Apple in smartphone market

An independent research group says Samsung’s range of phones – and the times it released them – helped it boost its lead.

# samsung - Saturday 21 July, 2012

iForgot: TDs rarely use tablet computers that Leinster House already provides Exclusive

There are already tablet computers available for TDs to use in the Dáil – but they’ve only been used 25 times since the election.

# samsung - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Apple ordered to run ads admitting Samsung did not copy the iPad

Other legal battles about the similarity of the two company’s products are being fought in Germany, the Netherlands and the US.

iLawmakers: TDs and Senators to get tablet devices from Oireachtas

The devices will allow TDs and Senators to carry out their work more efficiently and will cut the cost of printing texts of bills and other documentation, Leinster House authorities say.

# samsung - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

US court blocks sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab in patent dispute

Latest development in the tech battle over alleged patent infringement.

# samsung - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Samsung reveals new flagship Galaxy smartphone

Samsung’s much-anticipated Galaxy S III – the biggest competitor to Apple’s iPhone – will go on sale in Europe on May 29.

# samsung - Sunday 29 April, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Back and forth on the treaty debate, pregnant girl turned away from Munster school and a round up of the rest of the day’s news…

# samsung - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

EU to investigate Samsung as Germany blocks sale of its tablets

Samsung and Apple are engaged in a strategic war over patents in many countries across the world as they try to draw market share away from each other.

# samsung - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Apple scores first victory in patent disputes with ruling against HTC

The International Trade Commission has ruled that Taiwanese phone maker HTC has infringed on one Apple patent, a key win for the Californian tech giant.

# samsung - Thursday 27 October, 2011

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Nokia unveils new smartphone in battle against iPhone and Android

The company is fighting to stop shedding market share to its rivals in the highly competitive smartphone market.

# samsung - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Apple secures Australian ban on sale of new Samsung Galaxy tablet

The injunction is just the latest episode of an ongoing patent battle between the two tech rivals.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# samsung - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Samsung seeks to block iPhone 4S sale in France and Italy

The company alleges patent infringement. It’s the latest in a string of battles between the tech giants over smartphones and tablets.

# samsung - Friday 9 September, 2011

Apple v Samsung: German court upholds injunction banning sale of Galaxy tablets

The battle between Apple and Samsung continues with another ‘win’ for Apple in Germany today.

# samsung - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?

Apple wins injunction blocking Irish sale of Samsung Galaxy phones

A Dutch court issues a preliminary injunction blocking the sale of certain models of phones in some countries including Ireland.

# samsung - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

Apple wins injunction blocking import of Samsung Galaxy tablets

Every country in the EU – except for the Netherlands – is subject to the injunction given by a court in Dusseldorf.

# samsung - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s fix: Postcodes may be on the way, Ireland’s broadband is up to speed, fun in the sun, and the beach comes to Dublin Castle…

Solar panels may be used for smartphones and tablets

Apple and Samsung are planning to use solar panels for consumer electronics like smartphones and computer tablets.

# samsung - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Amazon to do battle with iPad with tablet of its own

It will reportedly run Google’s Android operating system.

# samsung - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Apple turns up the heat on HTC in the patent war

The iPad and iPod maker claims that smartphone and tablet maker HTC has copied aspects if its design.

# samsung - Monday 4 July, 2011

Samsung v Apple: the battle continues

Samsung has voluntarily dropped one of its lawsuits against Apple but the tit-for-tat legal battle rages on.

# samsung - Friday 22 April, 2011

Tablet wars roll on: Samsung v Apple

Samsung is counter-suing Apple for copyright infringement over mobile and tablet device design.

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The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning, including: Obama approves drone attacks in Libya; Samsung v Apple; good news for one Galway family; and President Medvedev helps us kick off the bank holiday weekend.

# samsung - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Apple sues Samsung over iPhone design 'plagiarism'

Apple claims the design of Samsung’s Galaxy phones and tablet infringe patents and trademarks of their own designs.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: a former AIB director receives €3m in pay, Sean Quinn breaks his silence, and a smackdown for a moonwalking Romanian politician…

# samsung - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Reports say that the iPad 2 is out next week

The latest reports contradict earlier rumours that the launch would be delayed until the summer.

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