| Jan 6, 2014
| 4:21 PM
LAS VEGAS -- As expected, talk of the smart home has been a big topic on the second day of the International Consumer Electronics Show. The Times previewed this trend a couple of weeks ago.
In a show so far lacking any startling product breakthroughs,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 6:55 PM
LAS VEGAS — Local resident Tony Holdip stood admiring the latest technological lust object on display at the world's largest consumer electronics show as a friend joined a crowd of amateur photographers snapping pictures of the immense 110-inch...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 2:51 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Samsung is betting big on ultra-high-definition televisions.
So big, in fact, that HS Kim, executive vice president of Samsung's visual display business, is predicting that ultra-HD sets will soon dominate the consumer market, eclipsing...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Apple Inc. agreed to refund customers $32.5 million to settle a complaint over mobile phone apps bought by children, prompting consumer advocates to call for a broader crackdown against deceptive practices by big wireless companies.
"This is a warning...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Nick Stepka knew what gift would make his daughter's third birthday a hit, and it wasn't a toy or doll.
He gave her a tablet — not a sleek new iPad or a hand-me-down Samsung, but one specifically designed and marketed for little ones. It even came...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 3:18 PM
SAN JOSE -- Setting aside all the technicalities of patent law and intricate technologies in smartphones, the second trial involving Apple and Samsung comes down to each side trying to stick the other with an unflattering label.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Samsung Electronics said it has sold 800,000 Galaxy Gear smartwatches in two months, making the device the best-selling smartwatch in the world despite lackluster reviews.
The South Korean company said Tuesday that Gear sales were better than its own...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:40 PM
A federal jury Thursday ordered Samsung Electronics Co. to pay $290 million in damages to Apple Inc. in the latest round of the two adversaries' ongoing litigation over mobile patents.
In U.S. District Court in San Jose, an eight-person jury handed...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Consumers who purchased laptops, flat-screen televisions or computer monitors with LCD screens from 1999 to 2006 could get money back, thanks to a $1.1 billion settlement.
But consumers and businesses have less than a month to file claims at LCDclass.com...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 9:30 PM
Apple, which has been embroiled in a bitter patent fight with Samsung Electronics, won a court order Tuesday blocking the sale of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer in the U.S.
The preliminary injunction will be in effect while the two...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 12:08 PM
Samsung Electronics said it is disappointed with a court's ruling that prevents the company from selling its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer in the U.S. while its patent infringement lawsuit with Apple plays out.
The South Korean company said in a...