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  • Samsung overtakes Apple in Q3 in smartphones

    Samsung beat Apple to the top position in the smartphone market in the July-September quarter, taking a 23.8 percent share of the global market to Apple's 14.6 percent, according to data released by research firm Strategy Analytics.

  • Samsung seeks ban on iPhone 4S in Australia

    Samsung has released a media statement today confirming it has filed a preliminary injunction in the New South Wales Registry to stop the sale of Apple's iPhone 4S in the country.
    The company also confirmed it has also filed a preliminary injunction motion in the Tokyo District Court, Japan.
    In addition to the new lawsuit against the iPhone 4S, Samsung has appealed last week's Federal Court decision to grant a preliminary injunction on sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet in Australia.
    Meanwhile, the Sydney Morning Herald reports that Australians are acquiring Galaxy Tabs in the thousands from legitimate online sources.

  • Analysis: the battle between Samsung and Apple heats up

    The legal battle between Apple and Samsung has reached fever pitch, with Apple getting an injunction to stop the sale of the Galaxy 10.1 tablet in Australia as Samsung launches new versions of its smartphones to keep them on sale in the Netherlands. Both companies are also preparing for a hearing in California scheduled for Thursday.

  • Apple files trade complaint against Samsung

    One good legal action deserves another. Bloomberg reports that Apple has filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC), seeking to block the imports of tablets and smartphones made by Samsung. The move comes a week after Samsung filed a similar complaint, attempting to block the import of Apple's mobile electronics devices.

  • Mobile phones and apps: Best of 2010

    Call 2010 the year of the smartphone and mobile software. Phones like the Motorola Droid X, the HTC Incredible, and the Apple iPhone 4 -- and the many creative apps we liked this year -- made this the largest category of products in the PCWorld 100.

  • Samsung, GlobalFoundries collaborate

    Chip makers including Samsung and GlobalFoundries have announced a development platform that could hasten the release of a new generation of low-power chips for mobile devices.