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Samsung could be facing $15 billion fine for using standard essential patents to litigate Apple

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In a report concurrent with the ongoing battle between Apple and Samsung, the latter may soon face fines of up to $15 billion for using patents that have been incorporated into varios standards against Apple. Specifically, Samsung attempted to sue Apple based on patents that are essential to the 3G standard, which Apple conforms to.… Read More

Google Ordered to Pay $22.5M in Safari Privacy Breach

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Google has finally reached a settlement with the FTC over the allegations that Google breached users privacy in overriding iOS users’ Safari privacy settings. Google exploited a security hole that allowed them to save cookies even when the user had denied access for cookies in Safari. The final number that Google agreed to was a… Read More