The U.S. International Trade Commission says Samsung infringes on a pair of Apple patents with some of its older phones.
The tech giant is accused of scanning user's emails for keywords and attachments for its "targeted advertising," according to Reuters.
A judge approved the settlement as part of a broader deal that requires Sprint to pay $68 million over claims the carrier added unauthorized charges to customer bills.
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 company must now pay $450 million as part of a settlement, but it maintains it did nothing wrong.
Technically Incorrect: In Britain, it seems the judiciary can be injudicious when it comes to using technology at work.
Judge Lucy Koh in August rejected the companies' initial $324.5 million offer to settle the case accusing four Silicon Valley giants of conspiring to stay away from each other's employees.
The two executives join the company after a string of high-profile executive departures, including the exit of Todd Pendleton, the man behind Samsung's "Next Big Thing" campaign.
A pair of class-action lawsuits, alleging anticompetitive behavior related to Android handsets, have been dismissed in a California court.
Controversial rules the FCC adopted in February to protect the Internet will go into effect on Friday after a federal appeals court denies opponents' request to delay the rules.