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The US Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a $399 million patent infringement penalty imposed on Samsung for copying Apple's iPhone design, in a case watched for its implications for technology innovation. The justices ruled 8-0 that Samsung should not be required to forfeit the entire profits from its smartphones for infringement on design components, sending the case back to a lower court.
Police deployed heavily on Tuesday throughout the Los Angeles Metro following a tip from overseas about an impending bomb attack against a busy station near the Universal Studios theme park. About a dozen officers, some in full tactical gear and accompanied by sniffer dogs, patrolled the Red Line's Universal City Metro stop where an anonymous man warned that a bomb would go off on Tuesday.