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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday denied Apple Inc.'s demands for an immediate victory in a multibillion-dollar patent trial. Apple sought the long-shot bid as punishment for Samsung Electronics Inc.'s decision to issue a controversial press release on the first day of testimony.
NEW YORK (AP) — Electronic Arts Inc. has sued online game maker Zynga saying that its new game "The Ville" infringes its own game, "The Sims Social."
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Cellular posted a 30 percent drop in net income for the second quarter Friday, weighed down by hefty costs for the smartphones it sells to subscribers at a loss.
NEW YORK (AP) — In time for the Olympics, MetroPCS is selling the first phone that can receive local TV signals, potentially lending TV stations some relevance in the age of the smartphone.
New tech initiatives and product sales show growth and prevalence of tablet devices.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan smartphone maker HTC Corp. reported Friday a 58 percent drop in second quarter profit year-on-year, its third consecutive quarterly decline as intensifying competition from Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. hurt sales.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest mobile-phone maker, said Friday it plans to show a new mobile device in late August, trying to stay in the consumer spotlight ahead of Apple's expected release of the latest iPhone in September.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's researchers are finding that people who know the results of London Olympics events before they are shown on tape delay are more — not less — likely to watch them.
NEW YORK (AP) — LinkedIn had strong revenue in the second quarter thanks to growth from ads and the fees it charges for deeper access to its vast trove of professional profiles.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC's windfall on the Olympics is turning into a downfall for other TV networks.