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# Tech wars

This year
Microsoft to stop packaging Teams with Office in bid to head off EU anti-trust action
The move comes after a formal investigation was opened over concerns that the tech giant had an unfair edge over competitors.
Last year
Twitter owner Elon Musk signals new 'war' against Apple
Musk tweeted that Apple has “threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why”.
All time
Maker of video game Fortnite seeks injunction against Apple's 'retaliation' as battle escalates
The company Epic says steps taken by tech giant Apple will “irreparably damage” its reputation.
Google to cut ties with Huawei as it's set to restrict access to Android
Google said it was complying with a US government order.
US charges Huawei in technology theft and sanctions violations, angering China
China has claimed there are “strong political manipulations” behind the case.
Samsung releases new Galaxy smartphone with a promise of 24-hour battery life
Samsung suffered a 22% drop in sales in the second quarter of the year.
Some ex-TDs haven't bothered to return their laptops, but the Dáil still wants them back
20 former TDs who either retired or lost their seats have failed to return technology worth €20,000 provided to them by the State.
Firefox smartphone system challenges Android and iOS
The operating system, which was displayed in Spain yesterday, is due here this summer.
Samsung faces new court battle over patents, this time with Ericsson
Samsung has already been locked in court battles with Apple over the use of technology in their various mobile phone and tablet devices.
9 major problems the iPhone 5 will solve, according to Twitter
Your worries are over. At least, that’s what these people think.
Samsung to appeal after US court orders $1bn payment to Apple
The court decision could have major repercussions for the smartphone and tablet market after Samsung was found to have illegally copied some Apple devices.
Court bans some Samsung and Apple products in South Korea
A court has found that both tech companies infringed on each others patents which means that some of their products including the iPhone and iPad need to come off the shelves.
Microsoft tablet is here: Firm unveils its iPad rival 'Surface'
The tech giant’s new device has a few innovations. See it in action here…
Microsoft tablet? Computing giant 'to announce iPad rival'
There are widespread reports that a pioneering Windows tablet will be unveiled on Monday.
Twitter says Google search changes are bad for internet users
Twitter has accused the search giant of boosting posts from its Google+ social network when returning search results – and ignoring information from other sites.