Source: The Korea Times
quote: It sucks, but at the same time you can see their stand point, "if they're doing it, why aren't we doing it too?" Samsung seemed rather passive at first with Apple, trying to be diplomatic in settlement(CEO of Samsung calling Apple, trying to settle it out of court), but NOOO, Apple wanted to stand their ground and sue the opponent for all they could.
quote: So basically you are not refuting the described behavior of companies such as Apple?
quote: I was pointing out that ssnova703 was talking bollocks
quote: Generally I feel a lot of the more extreme hostility towards Apple is simple based on their success.
quote: Go outside and have some fun :)
quote: It's clear that their business strategy is not to be a monopoly.
quote: They used the same ruthless lawsuit tactics every other business have done for decades. Apple just have deeper pockets and went further.
quote: I never understood why people wish doom on Apple as a business because their product didn't offer an open platform and features. They definitely stirred up the entire industry and consumers are rewarded with better products because of it.
quote: That seems an awful of intense negative energy to feel about one of the oldest and most successful companies to ever come out of the original Silicon Valley...
quote: "It may be true that HTC may have agreed to pay 300 billion won (US$276 million) to Apple, but we don't intend to [negotiate] at all"