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A history of Samsung advertising gone wrong

With a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 in hand at The Oscars, Bradley Cooper this past Sunday took what quickly became the most retweeted photo in Twitter history. But what was supposed to be yet another Samsung advertising coup turned into yet another Samsung advertising misstep. You see, the Wall Street...

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Why did Apple's Touch ID elicit paranoia while Samsung's Galaxy S5 flies under the radar?

When Apple first announced the Touch ID feature for the iPhone 5s, we were treated to a few weeks of misplaced paranoia that, if you didn't know any better, would have you believe that Apple was stockpiling user fingerprint data with the intention of selling them to the highest bidder. Despite a...

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Apple and Samsung tell the Court: We can't reach a settlement agreement

Largely confirming what we already knew, Apple and Samsung issued a joint filing last week detailing their efforts to hammer out a settlement agreement ahead of their upcoming patent trial. According to the filing, Tim Cook, along with three members from Apple's in-house counsel, met with Samsung...

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New Samsung ads takes shots at the iPad Air and the iPhone

Samsung never misses an opportunity to take shots at all things Apple any chance it gets. While Samsung's ads can be pretty funny at times -- like their series of commercials poking fun at Apple fanboys blindly waiting in line for the latest Apple product -- not every ad is a homerun. Such is the...

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Daily Update for February 14, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some of the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top...

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Apple and Samsung settlement talks fail ahead of March trial

In a final effort to avoid a second Apple/Samsung trial, Judge Lucy Koh last January ordered that Tim Cook, along with three to four members of Apple's in-house legal team, meet with Samsung executives in an effort to hammer out a settlement agreement. As initially planned, the aforementioned...

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Phil Schiller to testify in upcoming Apple/Samsung trial

With Apple and Samsung still bickering over their last trial, it's hard to believe that the two companies this March will begin a completely new patent infringement trial over a bevy of accused Samsung products. With the trial date steadily approaching, Phil Schiller will soon have to tuck in his...

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Judge Lucy Koh rebukes Apple for evoking national prejudice while denying Samsung's motion for a retrial

During Apple and Samsung's November retrial on damages, a jury verdict found that Samsung owed Apple an additional US$290 million, bringing the final damages amount from the original summer 2012 trial to $930 million. In the wake of that verdict, Samsung cried foul, alleging, among other things,...

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Apple.com, Mac App Store celebrates 30 years of the Mac, and more news for January 24

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Mac and Apple is out in force promoting it. Tim Cook will be appearing on ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer later tonight for an exclusive interview and now the company has also revamped its homepage in celebration of the anniversary. However, more than...

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A snowblower attacked the Apple store, and other news for January 22

New York City was hit by a big snowstorm yesterday which led to snow trucks, shovels and snowblowers being out in full force. However, that was bad news for the Fifth Avenue Apple store as one of its 15 massive glass panels was shattered by a NYC cleanup crew member operating a snowblower. There's...

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Tim Cook to meet with Samsung CEO to discuss settlement opportunities on February 19

With seemingly endless motions still being filed in Apple's first suit against Samsung, it's easy to forget that the two tech giants have yet another patent infringement trial looming and slated to begin in March. Same issues, different products. That being the case, both Apple and Samsung,...

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Morning news roundup for December 27, 2013

Good morning, Apple fans. Here's a look at the news this AM. Nokia pulls Here maps app from iOS App Store. Oh, boy. A Nokia spokesperson has noted that iOS 7 harms "the user experience" of his company's app. "iPhone users can continue to use the mobile web version of Here Maps under...

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Citing 'racial prejudice,' Samsung wants a retrial of its recent retrial against Apple

At a certain point, the truth becomes so much stranger than fiction that it's hard to differentiate a real headline from one crafted by the talented folks over at The Onion. It appears that we've now reached that point in Apple's ongoing patent dispute against Samsung. A few weeks ago, Judge Lucy...

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Seoul court: Apple didn't violate Samsung patents

Much of the reporting we see surrounding Apple's patent infringement case against Samsung centers on the US, which is why it's sometimes easy to forget that the two tech giants are going after each other in numerous jurisdictions across the globe. From the Netherlands to Germany to Australia and a...

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Apple provides detailed listing of Samsung's misconduct during the discovery process

Apple last week filed a motion seeking to recoup US$15.7 million out of the approximately $60 million it incurred in legal fees during its first trial against Samsung. In its brief detailing all of the legal work that went into litigating the case, Apple writes that its legal fees were...

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