Sources: Bloomberg ("Steve Jobs Started Talks With Samsung ..."), Bloomberg ("Samsung Electronics Gives Apple Proposal...")
quote: I notice Jason is putting that little grafitti-style sig in the corner of all of his photoshopped-pictures.I appreciate the need/desire to do something like that, but if you look around the web, you'll find examples that don't look so silly and unprofessional. Most sites use a watermark style.I know that's kind of harsh, but when I first saw it, I thought you downloaded the pic from someone's facebook page. It gives a really bad impression, especially at the top of your home page.
quote: He's clearly an amateur with Photoshop, he doesn't seem to understand transparency and smoothing, really.
quote: Fair enough, but I'm using transparency on ALL my watermarked images!! :)C'mon buddy, give me a tiny bit of credit here.As for the smoothing, not sure quite what you mean... there's not much jaggy-ness to it. It's supposed to have a cartoonish look... that's what I was shooting for
quote: but if you look around the web, you'll find examples that don't look so silly and unprofessional
quote: It is unclear what exactly Apple suggested. One possibility is that it asked Samsung to stay out of the tablet market -- which would be very unfavorable for Samsung to agree to. Alternatively, it could have wanted payment for a cross-licensing deal, similar to the deal Samsung recently inked with Microsoft Corp. (MSFT).
quote: Apple Claims Steve Jobs Tried to "Negotiate" With Samsung, Prior to Suits
quote: If you look around the web, you’ll find article writers who aren’t as silly and unprofessional in general.