Apple and Samsung have finally settled a seven-year-long patent dispute, bringing to an end the long-running battle over the design of their rival smartphones. The terms were not disclosed.
Philips, Samsung and Infineon have been fined 138m Euros by the European Commission (EC) for fixing prices of chips in used in smart-phones. The electronics giants colluded on pricing, contracts and capacity between 2003 and 2005, the EC said.
Apple Inc. scored a sweeping legal victory over Samsung as a US jury found the Korean company had copied critical features of the hugely popular iPhone and iPad and awarded the US company 1.051 billion dollars in damages.