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Jul 17, 2014 — Also: Stephen Burt on trans literature; David Adams Richards on the difference between fiction and nonfiction.
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Jul 15, 2014 — The companies announced a deal Tuesday to sell Apple devices loaded with IBM software to big businesses all over the world
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Jun 18, 2014 — The new entry into the smartphone arena offers unlimited cloud storage for photos and a 3-D camera with image stabilization.
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Jun 17, 2014 — Also: Sherlock Holmes is now (mostly) in the public domain; Daniel Genis writes about celebrating Bloomsday in prison.
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May 16, 2014 — The highest-profile suit between the two companies involved one patent essential to the way cellphones operate on a 3G network.
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May 2, 2014 — Apple had been seeking more than $2 billion in damages. The jury also awarded Samsung $158,400 for Apple's infringement.
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Apr 24, 2014 — The suit alleged Google, Apple Intel and Adobe agreed not to recruit each others employees in order to drive down wages.
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Apr 15, 2014 — Apple's Bluetooth-based customer tracking system, iBeacon, just got better, if you ask marketers. But privacy researchers aren't so sure.
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Mar 26, 2014 — On the eve of the next trial in the continuing patent war between Apple and Samsung, one of the iPhone's original designers is speaking out publicly for the first time.
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Mar 3, 2014 — The system aims to keep drivers from fumbling with their phones while they're behind the wheel, even as it brings them more options (and potential distractions).
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