It was Apple versus Samsung but Google loomed large Tuesday during closing arguments at the monthlong federal trial involving claims of patent infringement exchanged by the world’s two largest smartphone makers.
A federal court in Silicon Valley has delayed closing arguments in the Apple vs. Samsung trial, but the case involving patent infringement claims is expected to end this week.
So far one of the biggest problems for a federal judge overseeing a patent battle between the world’s largest smartphone makers isn’t about stolen ideas. It’s getting the roomful of smartphone devotees to turn off their devices.
In a major victory for San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascon, Samsung has agreed to make anti-theft features available on its latest smartphone.
The world’s two leading smartphone makers were back in federal court on Monday, accusing each other of stealing ideas and features.
The trial starting Monday will mark the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between the tech giants.
Samsung unveiled a new version of its popular Galaxy smartphone at an event in Barcelona Monday that includes a better camera, some notable fitness tracking features
Apple and Samsung have failed to settle their patent dispute despite a daylong meeting between top Samsung executives and Apple CEO Tim Cook hosted by a mediator earlier this month.
Research into clams could make smartphone screens less likely to break.
Samsung may have caved in to pressure from Google over some of its phone apps in an effort to make them more unified with the Android operating system.