There's unfinished business in Apple and Samsung's 2012 court spat, which left Samsung on the hook for more than $1 billion in damages. Even with that loss, Samsung managed to keep some 26 of its devices which were found to infringe on Apple's patents, from being banned from sale.
A U.S. appeals court wrestled with a request by Apple Inc for a permanent injunction against Samsung Electronics in a case that could have a deep impact on U.S. patent litigation.
U.S. President Barack Obama met with a number of tech figures to discuss the future of technology and its role in surveillance. According to Politico, anonymous sources say the meeting was a closed-door affair, following a similar, off-the-record meeting between U.S. administrators, lobbyists and leading privacy campaigners.