Claims a Patent Office decision "calls into question the entire jury verdict in this trial."
FORTUNE -- On Tuesday, Samsung's lawyers interrupted Apple v. Samsung -- the patent retrial of the century -- to demand a mistrial.
Apple's (AAPL) chief counsel had played the race card, they claimed, when he compared what Samsung was doing to Apple in smartphones to what foreign manufacturers (i.e. Asians) had done to American-made televisions.
On Wednesday, as the jury MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 21, 2013 10:57 AM ET
Redmond takes its bitter "Don't get Scroogled" offensive to the gift store.
FORTUNE -- Just in time for holidays, Microsoft (MSFT) has accessorized is anti-Google (GOOG) propaganda campaign.
If you thought Redmond's rivalry with Apple (AAPL) was bitter, check out this season's offerings at Microsoft's Scroogled.com store. Items offered as Christmas gifts range from a $8 Mug ("Keep calm while we steal your data") to a $26 hoodie illustrated with a word cloud of MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 21, 2013 8:30 AM ET
The client ordered 1,625 shares of Apple, the broker bought 1.6 million.
FORTUNE -- Last fall, David Miller thought he'd found a sure-fire way to dig himself out of debt.
The Rochdale Securities trader had watched Apple (AAPL) shares fall in the space of a month from above $700 to below $600. Earnings were due out Oct. 25, and Miller expected what analysts call a positive surprise.
He took a client's order for 1,625 shares MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 20, 2013 6:59 AM ET
If so, it does it quietly, says a reporter who toured its N.C. solar farms and fuel cells.
FORTUNE -- I learned a lot from the 3,500-word photo tour of Apple's (AAPL) North Carolina solar farms and fuel cells that Katie Fehrenbacher posted Monday on GigaOm.
Apple doesn't toot its horn much about its efforts to reduce its corporate carbon footprint. (I don't count the Apple and the Environment website that nobody I know has MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 19, 2013 6:27 PM ET
Why did Google make a 3:30 min. promo for search in a country where it has a 97% share?
FORTUNE -- If you haven't already seen the attached YouTube video -- viewed by 4 million since it was posted last week -- get out your handkerchiefs.
I tear up every time I watch it, but then I'm a sucker for reunion scenes.
When you're done, you might ponder the question posed in the subhead MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 19, 2013 12:46 PM ET
In 30 quarters, its market share grew 150% and its profit share 270%. Has that run ended?
FORTUNE -- Needham's Charlie Wolf has been following Apple (AAPL) long enough to still care what's happening to the Mac,* and on Tuesday he took a crack at explaining why the company's most venerable product line (it turns 30 in January) seems to have, as he puts it, "fallen back to earth."
Beginning in 2005, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 19, 2013 10:51 AM ET
The trade in bootleg USB videos and Android-based media players is booming in Asia.
FORTUNE -- One of the mysteries of the tablet wars -- where Android tablet shipments have been advancing rapidly on Apple's (AAPL) iPad -- is what exactly all those Android tablets are doing.
The answer may be that a lot of them aren't tablets at all. They may instead be so-called Android TV sticks and boxes -- typically dongle-like devices MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 18, 2013 8:33 AM ET
Icahn's $2 billion stake amounts to half of 1% of Apple's outstanding shares.
FORTUNE --Reuters and Bloomberg made a big deal last week about the fact that Carl Icahn had increased his investment in Apple (AAPL)
from 3.8 million shares (worth $1.8 billion)
to 4.7 million shares (worth $2.4 billion).
Why this was considered news, given that Icahn disclosed it three weeks ago, was not clear from their reports.
Their reports also failed to put those MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 17, 2013 8:29 AM ET
If you ignore China and count Nokia, RIM, Motorola, LG and HTC as "negative profits."
FORTUNE -- According to Canaccord Genuity's Michael Walkley, Apple (AAPL) and Samsung managed last quarter to split all the world's profits in mobile phones -- 56% Apple and 53% Samsung -- and come up with a total of more than 100%.
That only makes sense if you accept two premises:
That money lost in a market should be treated MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 16, 2013 12:17 PM ET
Is the company's predicament really as desperate as he makes it out to be?
FORTUNE -- Business Insider's Henry Blodget has a message for Apple "fans" -- an expression he used eight times in the space of one heavily illustrated post Friday, starting with the headline:
Come On, Apple Fans, It's Time To Admit That The Company Is Blowing It
Buttressing his message is a deck of slides -- including the one above MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 15, 2013 4:52 PM ET
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