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High Court Sides with Samsung in Patent Dispute with Apple

High Court Sides with Samsung in Patent Dispute with Apple

The report also revealed that the Samsung 's battle over Apple's patent on iPhone design was the SC's first court ruling for a design patent in over 30 years, concerning carpet designs. Samsung argued the damage was calculated based on an unfair and outdated standard. The news site reports that Samsung faced nearly $1 billion worth of penalties for copying the iPhone's design and icons, which was then reduced to $548 million.



Fidel Castro's ashes interred in private ceremony in Cuba

French Environment Minister Segolene Royal, representing her government at a tribute for Fidel Castro in Cuba, said: "There were no speeches". Photos later released by Cuban state media showed Raul Castro pushing his brother's casket into a 2.6-ton granite tomb.



Trump Tweets Attacks on Carrier Union Boss

As part of its deal with President-elect Donald Trump to retain some IN jobs, Carrier pledged to invest $16 million dollars IN its Indianapolis factory. "For him to say I'm a disgusting labor leader, I take it as a positive, because that must mean that we're doing something so people can earn a decent living wage-wise and benefit-wise".



US, Western leaders calling for immediate Aleppo cease-fire

After capturing the old city of Aleppo , Syrian forces entered the historic citadel of Aleppo on Wednesday, meeting with a military unit that has been besieged in the time-honored place, a military source told Xinhua. Syria's government has said it will not agree to any ceasefire without a guarantee of a full rebel withdrawal from Aleppo , while key opposition factions have rejected any talk of leaving the city.



EU Brexit negotiator says talks will be less than 2 years

Negotiators will also have less time than they thought to strike a deal, Barnier said. "At the beginning, the two years included the time for the council to set guidelines and to authorise negotiations". "Asking for a plan setting out the objectives is not to seek to undermine the UK's negotiating hand nor is it to seek a running commentary, but it is in fact to have clarity, scrutiny and accountability", he said.



Markets Right Now: US stocks open slightly lower

United States futures pointed to a higher opening on Wall Street after Wednesday's rally as investors continued to be buoyed by President-elect Donald Trump's proposed stimulus policies. The price of oil slumped after a 4-day rally. Drug distributor McKesson sank $6.44, or 4.4 percent, to $138.96. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 3 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,215.