The U.S. International Trade Commission says Samsung infringes on a pair of Apple patents with some of its older phones.
Apple faces a ban on some of its older iDevices next week, though there's still time for a presidential pardon, as it were.
The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.
Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.
Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.
The carrier expects to offer 4G LTE connectivity in 98 percent of its footprint by year end.
The self-healing, curved smartphone will be offered at $150 with a two-year service agreement.
The company must now make public certain information used in its U.S. patent battle against Samsung.
Not to be outdone by larger rivals, U.S. Cellular drops prices for a number of its Shared Connect options.
The Obama Administration heads to court to argue its case, saying authorities shouldn't be required to obtain warrants to attach GPS devices to cars.