Martyn WilliamsSenior U.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service Follow me on Google+

Martyn Williams covers mobile telecommunications, Silicon Valley, and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco.

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FCC, CTIA push against stolen phones went nowhere

A draft plan might have made it harder to resell stolen phones, if it had gone into place.

PCWorld News

Jury finds Samsung infringed some Apple patents, must pay $120M in damages

The verdict came at the end of the third full day of deliberations

Jury finds Samsung infringed some Apple patents, must pay $120M in damages

Number of patents, jury award both less than Apple was seeking.

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Apple-Samsung jury homes in on Steve Jobs' remarks

The jury asks what Jobs said when he decided to go after Samsung, and whether or not he cared about Google.

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It's time for justice, says Apple in $2 billion case against Samsung

Four-week jury trial begins closing arguments as Apple demands $2 billion in damages.

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Samsung feels wrath of Koh in Apple case

Samsung lawyers were on the hotspot in front of an angry Judge Koh as a result of a remark made by one of their witnesses

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Automatic looks to fuel you with data for driving more efficiently

We go for a test drive with a $100 gadget that plugs into a computer socket on your car and sends data about your driving habits to your iPhone or Android device.

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Appeals court opinion provides bump in Apple v. Samsung case

Each side could get addiitonal time for testimony as a result of a federal appeals court ruling Friday

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Google's mulling Wi-Fi for cities with Google Fiber

Cities getting gigabit-speed fiber Internet could also gain Wi-Fi networks

Apple, Samsung bicker over jury verdict form

As the case approaches its end, the attention of lawyers turns to the questions asked of the jury.

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California phone kill-switch bill fails vote in state senate

The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session

PCWorld News

Planet Labs plans big increase in imaging cubesats

The company plans to more than double the number of satellites it has in orbit

Google had secret pact with Samsung over some Apple patent claims

Google took over the defense of some of Samsung's case and agreed to cover some costs.

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Samsung goes on offensive against Apple at trial

Apple is now on the defense against two claims of patent infringement as the San Jose case approaches its end

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Guess who's making the big money in the Apple-Samsung case? Witnesses

The companies have paid tens of millions of dollars to lawyers and hundreds of thousands of dollars to witnesses.