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MetroPCS Shareholders File Suit To Block Deutsche Telekom Merger

According to a brand new lawsuit filed in Dallas, Texas, the merger between T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS is “cheating shareholders” through a “drastically undervalued” merger. Under the agreed upon terms of the deal, MetroPCS declares a 1-for-2 reverse stock split and makes a $1.5 billion cash payment to its shareholders, or $4.09 a share. The company will then issue 74 percent of … [read full article]

Rumor: Nokia Will Take Legal Action To Block Windows Phone 8X Launch

Just when we thought patent lawsuits were becoming a Samsung/Apple-only battleground comes word that Nokia is making preparations to take on HTC for “copying the look and design” of their devices. According to a PC-Tablet.com source, with “knowledge of the impending court case” says that Nokia will work to ban the HTC devices in “certain areas” without going into any other detail. Nokia is … [read full article]

Samsung Says “It Doesn’t Take A Genius” To Choose The Galaxy S III

I love Samsung, they make some of the best Android smartphones on the market, but I’m a little on the fence with this advertisement. It’s easy for us to say that the Galaxy S III is more feature rich than the iPhone 5, most of you would not only agree with me, but put up little argument. Still, this list is mostly just contrived features most people don’t care about, will never … [read full article]

T-Mobile Galaxy S II Maintenance Update Removes Universal Search

Yesterday’s update for the Galaxy S II on T-Mobile may have peaked our interest with the addition of an ISIS update, but it’s the remove of Universal Search that our attention today. An eagle-eyed Android Police reader, along with a host of you in the comments and on Twitter caught the removal of the feature from the device after the update. It’s unfortunate to see the removal of the feature, which now … [read full article]

Samsung, Apple React To Verdict With Brief Statements

It’s safe to say that both Samsung and Apple have very different reactions to today’s verdict in Apple’s case against Samsung. While we wait for Samsung’s inevitable appeal, Apple is seeking a preliminary injunction hearing on Samsung’s infringing products and Judge Koh has set September 20th as the date for the hearing. Apple will have to file it’s motion before August 29th, allowing Samsung 14 days to respond. Meanwhile, both companies have released … [read full article]

Breaking: Apple Vs. Samsung, The Verdict Is In

After what seems like an incredibly short amount of deliberation, the jury in the Apple vs. Samsung case has reached a verdict. The court is reading the verdicts to the lawyers as we type this and so far, the news is really, really bad for Samsung. The future of both of these companies and perhaps the industry as a whole will change based on how this verdict plays out. Updating… Update 1: … [read full article]

Internal Samsung Email Accidentally Admitted Into Trial, Just How Much Will It Hurt Samsung?

In a candid email exchange, Samsung’s Mobile Head of Communications JK Shin highlighted the difference between Apple and Samsung smartphones as the “difference between heaven and earth.” This memo was one that Samsung had sought to keep out of the trial and unfortunately was admitted as Samsung legal counsel mentioned the “crisis of design” in a question to Samsung strategist Justin Denison, thereby allowing the memo to be admitted as evidence. “Influential figures outside … [read full article]

Apple Sent Takedown Letters To Retailers Selling Galaxy Tab 10.1, Galaxy Nexus Devices

Oh Apple, receiving a court-ordered ban on the Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Tab 10.1 devices just wasn’t enough? Steady your anger as Apple apparently sent out letters to various third-party retailers requesting that they comply with the court order: “[The injunction] applies not only to the named Samsung entities, but also to anyone ‘acting in concert’ with them. Apple … [read full article]