Samsung: Apple prefers lawsuits to licensing 3G patents

In the apparently never-ending back-and-forth courtroom battle between Apple and Samsung, the South Korean electronics firm told an Australian judge Monday that the Cupertino, Calif. iPad maker “refused to negotiate” about licensing 3G-related patents.


FriendThem sues Facebook (in the court of public opinion)

Local social networking app FriendThem, a service that uses your Facebook account to find nearby friends or potential friends, is planning to sue Facebook. Or so the company tells VentureBeat, alleging that Facebook’s newly released and almost-instantly-pulled Find Friends Nearby feature is its idea.