The ruling confirms an earlier trade court ruling and marks another victory for Apple.
The FISA court approves the metadata collection program for the 36th time in seven years.
The decision of the D.C. judge conflicts with a ruling from a New York judge in a separate case..
The officials have been pushing for a “kill switch” that could render smartphones inoperable after they’re stolen, reducing the incentive for crime.
It doesn’t take much to bring lawyers and reporters scurrying to the courtroom in the Apple-Samsung trial.
Judge Lucy Koh, apparently keen to avoid a re-do of the trial, denied the Samsung request.
Google's defense has been that its search results only display "snippets" of text from books that it copied without permission, but the Authors Guild argues that the company violated copyright law.
The two companies have been arguing in front of a jury for four days over the amount of money Samsung should pay to Apple for infringement of five of Apple's patents.
The states accused Google of placing tracking on computers of Safari users when they visited sites in Google’s DoubleClick ad network in 2011 and 2012.
With the U.S. Congress unlikely to take action on NSA surveillance programs, U.S. cloud service providers could take a hit.