Linked by nej_simon on Sat 11th Aug 2012 12:10 UTC
Legal "[...] tonight Apple entered into evidence in its trial with Samsung a document showing that it offered the South Korean company a licensing deal on some of its key technologies. Specifically, Apple offered to license the portfolio of patents if Samsung would pay $30 per smartphone and $40 per tablet." $30-40 per device is a lot of money for some trivial features (rounded corners, slide-to-unlock etc). No wonder Samsung declined.
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RE[2]: how to save money
by Nelson on Sat 11th Aug 2012 17:04 UTC in reply to "RE: how to save money"
Nelson
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Apple only went after WP7 as an inclusive means of leverage, and it discounted them all the way to $6 a device.

Would Samsung offer purely WP7 devices, Apple wouldn't have the gall to demand such a thing, especially not with the cross licensing agreements Samsung and Microsoft entered.

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