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 ze_jerkface on Sat 25th Aug 2012 03:30 UTC in reply to "RE: Oh the rage on here..."
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Silly Jerkface, Apple invented brightly lit stores with laptops on display. Before Apple people bought laptops in dimly lit alleys. Sony's Tokyo stores never existed and Tokyo probably isn't real either. Stop making stuff up.

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RE[3]: Oh the rage on here...
by LeeZH on Sat 25th Aug 2012 04:23 in reply to "RE[2]: Oh the rage on here..."
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Did you just reply to yourself? Looks like you forgot to switch accounts, there. Now get out.

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No it was on purpose, I had been modded below zero by Apple fans.

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