Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Aug 2012 23:54 UTC
Legal And just like that, within a matter of days, the jury has reached a verdict in Apple vs. Samsung. The basic gist is simple: Apple's software patents are valid, and many Samsung devices infringe upon them. Apple's iPhone 3G trade dress is valid, and Samsung's Galaxy S line infringes, but other devices did not. Samsung did not infringe Apple's iPad design patent. Apple did not infringe any of Samsung's patents. Apple is awarded a little over $1 billion in damages. Competition lost today, and developers in the United States should really start to get worried - software patents got validated big time today.
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RE[2]: Oh the rage on here...
by orfanum on Sat 25th Aug 2012 01:40 UTC in reply to "RE: Oh the rage on here..."
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Paper. Moveable metal typeface. Gunpowder. Porcelain. Pasta.

The West has spent hundreds of years since the Early Modern Period ransacking the world for substance as well as style.

Time to give back a little, cut a little slack? ;)

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