IBM may be getting the last laugh on this one. Big Blue sued longtime employee Mark Papermaster last year after he bolted to head up the iPhone engineering team at Apple. But after just 15 months on the job, Papermaster left Cupertino in early August amid the Antennagate fiasco. Apple may be forced to spend $175 million to provide free cases to iPhone 4 buyers. The cases, supposedly, insulate iPhone 4's finicky antenna from the so-called "grip of death" bug.
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