Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 4th Nov 2011 22:20 UTC
Legal This is probably not entirely surprising. The European Commission has announced that it is investigating both Apple and Samsung because they may have breached antitrust rules with regard to patents used as standard in the mobile phone industry - otherwise known as FRAND patents. While the EC states it's investigating both Samsung and Apple, it's likely the investigation focusses on Samsung.
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RE[2]: Comment by Tony Swash
by kristoph on Sun 6th Nov 2011 18:25 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Tony Swash"
kristoph
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Apple is the biggest company (by market cap) on the planet. It is the most valuable brand on the planet. It makes the most profit of any other company on the planet in handsets, tables, computers, displays, music, etc. It has the best customer service (as voted by actual customers) for an untold number of years. It has the strongest customer loyalty (especially in mobile devices). It makes the most money per retail square foot of any company on the planet. It commands 60% of mobile OS traffic.

I could go on here.

Clearly those are indicators of a disaster waiting to happen.

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