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[4]: Tactical blunder?
by bnolsen on Sun 12th Aug 2012 03:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Tactical blunder?"
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uhhh....tablets are tablets. you are almost defacto saying that only apple is allowed to sell tablets. Really stupid. There's not much you can do with a slab and touchscreen wth connectors. the ONLY THING Apple should be possibly allowed to patent is probably their lame proprietary connection, if there's anything mechanically revolutionary about the connector that is.

Apple under steve jobs always has been anti competitive. It's just a shame the lame legal system built around maximizing law firm profits is involved in this.

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