Ellyne Phneah

Apple wins patent case against Samsung in Japan

A Tokyo court has ruled that Samsung infringed on Apple’s patent covering a “bounce-back” feature used on the latter’s smartphones and tablets. Reuters reported Friday that Apple had alleged Samsung copied its “bounce-back” function, in which icons on smartphones and tablets quiver back when users scroll to the end of an electronic document. Samsung has …

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Global sales of tablets to nearly double in 2012

Worldwide tablet sales are expected to reach 118.9 million units this year, led by Apple’s iOS, according to a Gartner report, which adds that this number is a 98 percent increase from 2011’s sales of 60 million units. Carolina Milanesi, research vice president at Gartner, noted in the report today that Apple continues to be the dominant media tablet operating …

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