Sources: Reuters, The Verge
quote: Because Apple doesn't have the balls to take on Google directly because they know they will lose. So they'll prey on the OEM's instead.
quote: Google has too many patents, they wouldn't have much of a chance and might end up with an agreement by which they couldn't sue anyone for Android. They don't want that. Going after Samsung, HTC or the other hardware guys for software patents is much easier for them to do.
quote: patents at the USPO are IT-related. I also wonder what would happen if the USPO were