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Friday's a hot day in the Apple-Samsung patent wars

Still reeling from the U.S. Trade Representative's veto of its iPhone, iPad ban, the U.S. International Trade Commissionis again considering a smartphone import ban, this time against Samsung.

US Trade Rep overturns ITC's import ban of iPhones and iPads

The U.S. Trade Representative has vetoed a decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that would have imposed an import ban on certain Apple iPhone and iPad models sold by AT&T for violating Samsung's patents.

Apple, Samsung spur demand for light, proximity sensors

Light and proximity sensors in mobile handsets and tablets are set for double-digit growth within a five-year period, spurred by demand from Samsung and Apple, predicts IHS.

Apple gets Microsoft, Oracle, Intel as allies against Samsung in iPhone ban

The Business Software Alliance, which includes the likes of Microsoft, Oracle and Intel, has come out in support of Apple in its iPhone patent battle with Samsung before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.

IDC: Apple, Samsung smartphone market shares shrink in face of onslaught from LG, Lenovo

Smartphone market leaders Apple and Samsung saw their market shares shrink in the face of a second quarter onslaught from LG and Lenovo, according to the latest stats from research firm IDC.

Qualcomm, Apple, Samsung lead smartphone app processor market

Apple and Samsung are battling for a distance second spot behind leader Qualcomm in the global smartphone app processor market, which reached $3.6 billion in the first quarter, according to the latest stats from Strategy Analytics.

Flexible display market to increase at 45.4 percent CAGR through 2016, says TechNavio

The global flexible display market is forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 45.4 percent through 2016, driven by demand for flexible-display smartphones and tablets, according to an estimate by research firm TechNavio.

Samsung gains on Apple in US smartphone market, says comScore

Apple ranked as the top smartphone maker in the United States with 39.2 percent of market, but second place Samsung posted the highest sequential growth rate, according to an online survey by comScore's MobiLens service

Apple's iPhone 5 takes 4G traffic crown, says Chitika Insights

During the first two weeks in June, Apple's iPhone 5 users generated about 40 percent of the total traffic from 4G phones and 76 percent of the traffic from newer 4G phones released after July 2012, according to the latest stats compiled by Chitika Insights.

Spotlight: Apple fails in effort to add Galaxy S4 to second Samsung suit

Apple has failed in its attempt to get the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone added to a second patent lawsuit filed by Apple against Samsung covering newer smartphone models, Bloomberg is reporting.