Samsung's U.S. mobile executives debated using Google as a proxy to attack Apple in a marketing campaign because it felt constrained in going directly after the iPhone maker, a large customer of its components businesses.
Some of Twitter's biggest and earliest backers said they don't intend to sell shares when rules barring them from doing so expire next month, a vote of confidence in the company, whose shares have tumbled.
Wireless devices in the home and office have steadily gotten faster. But raw speed doesn't address the delays caused by an increasing number of gadgets jostling for a share of the airwaves, issues Qualcomm and Broadcom plan to tackle.
A Samsung executive testified that its gains in the U.S. smartphone market are the result of a strategy shift begun in 2011, not because it "followed" Apple's iPhone. It was the first courtroom appearance by a Samsung executive during the high-stakes patent case in California.