02/20/2014, 09:02 am
With more than 120 million smartphones sold in the U.S. in 2013, Apple's iPhone accounted for nearly half of those, taking a 45 percent share in its home market last year, new data released by the NPD Group on Thursday reveals.
02/19/2014, 01:02 pm
South Korean electronics giant Samsung has once again focused its marketing resources on mocking Apple, this time promoting the new Galaxy Tab Pro with a spoof of the "Pencil" ad used to introduce the iPad Air.
02/18/2014, 03:02 am
In a bid to counter the popularity of the Touch ID system found in Apple's iPhone 5s, South Korean electronics giant Samsung will reportedly outfit the home button of its upcoming flagship Galaxy S5 handset with a swipe-style fingerprint reader.
02/14/2014, 09:02 am
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung mobile chief Shin Jong-Kyun met in the U.S. last week but were unable to hammer out an agreement that would end their long-running intellectual property battle, Korean media reported on Friday.
02/13/2014, 06:02 pm
Apple's Phil Schiller is set to reprise his role as a witness in the second California Apple v. Samsung patent trial, while ousted iOS chief Scott Forstall is on both parties' lists for possible deposition and live testimony.
02/13/2014, 06:02 pm
Seven years after entering the mobile computing market with iPhone, the Cupertino-based company has now reached a peak of building and selling more computers than all of Microsoft's Windows licensees put together.
02/12/2014, 03:02 pm
Market research firm IDC has reported new figures seeking to explain why Apple, the most profitable smartphone vendor on the planet, is "underperforming the overall market" by not emulating the profitless manufacturing of low end phones by its competitors, most of whom are losing money.
02/12/2014, 01:02 pm
Despite efforts seeking to portray Apple as having experienced a disappointing winter quarter, the reality is that Apple brutally dominated the slowing global handset market, syphoning off 87.4 percent of the industry's global profits.
02/08/2014, 01:02 am
A U.S. district court judge on Friday entered an order denying motions for judgment in the landmark Apple v. Samsung patent trial, which is now moving through post-trial proceedings, saying that neither party's arguments are valid.
02/07/2014, 05:02 pm
The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday said it will close an investigation into Samsung's use of deemed standard essential patents as a weapon against other corporations, but promises to monitor the company's ongoing patent litigation.
02/05/2014, 02:02 pm
Samsung is giving a free Galaxy Note 3 to every athlete competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics, but those who receive one are reportedly required to ensure that the Apple logo is nowhere to be seen if they use an iPhone to record events at the opening ceremonies.
02/05/2014, 12:02 pm
Market research firm Canalys reports that Apple achieved a 19.5 percent slice of global, combined PC and tablet sales in the fourth calendar quarter of 2013. That's a larger share of unit sales than Dell and HP together, and well in advance of second place Lenovo and third place Samsung.
02/05/2014, 12:02 am
Ahead of Apple and Samsung's two-way California patent trial, the two companies on Tuesday filed final narrowed lists of patents and products both sides are accusing the other of infringing.
01/30/2014, 07:01 pm
In the ongoing Apple v. Samsung patent skirmish, Samsung on Thursday argued against an Apple-sought permanent injunction, saying such an order could have long-lasting repercussions for the Korean tech giant.
01/30/2014, 02:01 am
A U.S. district court on Wednesday ordered Samsung will not be sanctioned for the disclosure of confidential Apple-Nokia patent licensing, and will instead place blame on the Korean tech giant's counsel Quinn Emmanuel.
01/27/2014, 08:01 pm
According to a fresh report from market research firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung shipped a record 86 million smartphones worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2013, boosting its stake of the worldwide market as Apple's share fell over the same period.
01/27/2014, 09:01 am
Apple's smartphone marketshare continues to ease downward despite record sales for the company's latest handsets, while rival Samsung's share of the Android ecosystem is being squeezed in key markets, according to new analysis covering the fourth quarter of 2013.
01/27/2014, 09:01 am
A trio of semiconductor product packaging companies have reportedly been tapped by Apple to help supply the company's next-generation "A8" mobile processor, according to a new rumor.
01/27/2014, 12:01 am
Two of Apple's fiercest rivals -- Android maker Google and electronics titan Samsung -- have inked a decade-long, global cross-licensing agreement granting each company access to the other's intellectual property troves.
01/26/2014, 12:01 am
As Samsung readies its Galaxy S5 to take on Apple's iPhone later this spring, one analyst believes the Korean company will be playing catch-up with an embedded fingerprint sensor and 32-bit processor.