Samsung on Friday won an appeal of a $120 million jury verdict in favor of Apple in a dispute over patents for the iPhone's "quick links," slide-to-unlock and auto correct features, reported Reuters.
A three-judge federal appeals court ruled today that the bulk collection of telephone metadata by the NSA is illegal. But the court didn't order a stop to the practice, and in fact sent the matter back down to a lower court.
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A U.S. appeals court overturned a lower court ruling requiring Apple and Samsung to disclose financial information submitted to the court as part of their smartphone patent litigation.
The Fourth Amendment, which guarantees the right of U.S. citizens against "unreasonable searches and seizures," is under assault from the courts, law enforcement and the intelligence community.
Overturning a lower court ruling, a United States appeals court ruled that law enforcement can get the location data of cellphone users without a warrant.
Anyone in enterprise IT tends to witness computer use policies defied from time to time, but how often does it amount to a federal crime? According to the government's position in a pending lawsuit,