Believe it or not, net neutrality has not been saved by this week's Senate vote. And it probably won't be if the House and Donald Trump have anything to do with it. That, plus the launch of the OnePlus 6 on this week's show!
This leg of the legal saga between the competing smartphone makers goes into what a design patent applies to: can Apple seek damages only based on what the patent covers or the whole product that the patented part is in?
The San Diego-based semiconductors company is conceding some ground to smartphone manufacturers by offering a patents package at a lower price. But it doesn't mean that flagship phones will cost less soon.
Notorious patent troll VirnetX has one more reason to celebrate, being awarded more than half a billion dollars by a US jury in its seemingly never-ending dispute with Apple. But the decision will be appealed.