Sources: ArsTechnica, Bloomberg
quote: Samsung was not able to license these patents because Apple's publicly stated intent was/is to drive Android in general and Samsung in particular out of business, not earn royalties.
quote: In essence, the court is forcing Apple to license their patents over Apple's objections.
quote: This "stolen product" - while you were belly aching over being copied (not) it has caught up and surpassed your little IOS.
quote: Are you ignorant regarding the history or are you just too much of an ass to acknowledge it? Eric Schmidt stole the iOS UI while serving as an Apple board member.
quote: modern smartphone design its Palm and RIMM
quote: It is an entirely different thing to sit in the board room of a company, see their upcoming product, and go back home and copy the look and feel of the entire design. - See more at: http://www.dailytech.com/Apple+Authorized+to+Seek+...
quote: but if the more blatant of the current copiers get punished enough then Apple hopes that that will act as a deterrent to future copying, especially if and when they enter a new product category.
quote: Buying Apple products is, of course, out of the question.
quote: Apple wants to damage Samsung's American brand image by portraying it as a copycat.
quote: Samsung's lawyers suffered a blow to their reputation in court last year when they appeared to unethically
quote: now they get $40 from phones that Samsung sells with no costs to them.