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Apple Faces Samsung in Court Again: Hot Trends

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Popular searches on the Internet include Apple (AAPL - Get Report) as the tech titan squares off against Samsung in court once again Thursday.

The companies resume their $1 billion patent fight over technology rights. Samsung is seeking to overturn a verdict ordering it to pay Apple $1 billion for copying Apple's iPhone and iPad designs. Apple, on the other hand, wants to add $500 million more to the award and have older Samsung products in question prohibited from being sold in the U.S.

There are also a number of other issues involved in the latest dispute. Samsung alleges it was untreated unfairly in a courtroom that, located near Apple's Cupertino, Calif., headquarters, sided with its opposition. Samsung has a host of other complaints -- including jury misconduct and the argument that some of Apple's patents shouldn't have been awarded in the first place.

Lawyers from both sides will launch their arguments Thursday in a San Jose federal court. Some expect the case to end up before the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and even potentially reach the U.S. Supreme Court.

Starbucks (SBUX - Get Report) is trending as the coffee chain is planning on adding more than 1,500 locations in the U.S. over the next five years.

The move will boost Starbucks' U.S. presence by 13%. Taking into account Canada and South America, the company plans to add a total of 3,000 new cafes by 2017.

As part of its growth plans, Starbucks is also focusing on expansion in China, which is expected to surpass Canada as the company's second-largest market in the next two years. By that point, Starbucks intends to have taken its global store count to 20,000 from 18,000.
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