Apple Wants Samsung to Pay $15 Million of Its Legal Tab, Now Over $60 Million for Current Case

The request, made in court filings this week, follows a trial and retrial in which juries found Samsung liable for infringing on various Apple patents.

Rap Genius Already Hugging It Out With Music Publishers

Turns out Sony and Silicon Valley’s favorite lyric site were already working together. Rest of the industry should follow …

Here’s the Dumbest Apple Story You Will Read Today

Alas, it is not made up.
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ATD Week in Review: The Brin-Wojcicki Split and Apple’s iPhone Trade-In

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!

King Sues 6Waves for Alleged Game Copyright Infringement. Here’s the Complaint.

And it’s not the first time King has fought this battle.

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Judge Approves Class-Action Facebook Privacy Settlement

A U.S. Northern District Court of California judge approved the settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Facebook on Monday, which claimed that Facebook’s “Sponsored Stories” product shared users’ “Like” data with friends without the ability to opt out. Facebook will pay out $20 million to members of the suit as a result of the settlement. “We are pleased that the settlement has received final approval,” a Facebook spokesperson told AllThingsD.

Apple, Samsung Don’t Have to Publicly Disclose “Exceptionally Sensitive Information,” Court Says

A U.S. appeals court says Apple and Samsung don’t have to publicly disclose information about their sales and profits in an upcoming court case.

Apple App Store Monopoly Suit Undermined by Pesky “Detail”

Might want to prove that you purchased the apps at issue in your own suit before filing it …

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