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Apple Wins, But Android Game Not Over
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mmuldoon52501
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mmuldoon52501,
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8/30/2012 | 7:59:09 PM
re: Apple Wins, But Android Game Not Over
So sad that his trial was allowed to take place in Apple's back yard. The first thing that should happen with any Silicone Valley technical lawsuit is a change of venue to somewhere in the Midwest. As a large portion of our population deals with agriculture in some manner we know when something stinks.
Flyingdog5000
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8/29/2012 | 8:29:29 PM
re: Apple Wins, But Android Game Not Over
Apple actually lost on the rectangle with round corners count, so Samsung is doing a pretty good spin job saying otherwise.
achen907
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achen907,
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8/28/2012 | 8:19:00 PM
re: Apple Wins, But Android Game Not Over
Really?!? Apple won the case because they invented the round corner on the phone? What a basic shape has become a 1 billion dollar claim?!

Apple is beyond ridiculous in this case. I smell greed, absolute arrogant and no restrain as bully in the tech world. Their product is not revolution in design or innovative. They simply improve from existing product. Palm has the early tablet concept. Xerox has the early touch screen. Nokia, Sony Erricson create mobile phone. Should they all also sue Apple for infringement of their patent too?

While at it, maybe BMW could sue Mercedez for copying their round shape head light and red tail light.... absolute rubbish.

This is why I hate Apple and their fanatics minions. Common sense....gone with eaten apple.
tnoon
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8/28/2012 | 8:09:50 PM
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Now it is time for the Government to step in with its "antitrust" case like it did with the Bell System, IBM, Microsoft etc.
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8/28/2012 | 7:17:40 PM
re: Apple Wins, But Android Game Not Over
"Apple's triumph over Samsung in its patent infringement case..." Unfortunately, Thomas, it's hardly a "triumph" when Samsung lawyers are already appealing it in the courts. You should do a little better research before you write an article.

This is just the first round of a long court court battle that could well backfire on Apple - big time. It's not an Apple Triumph until the game's over.
jkosin236
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8/28/2012 | 5:09:03 PM
re: Apple Wins, But Android Game Not Over
With this expect Apple to go after all the others with similar suites!
The gloves are off and Apple knows it can win the case; so, expect them to go after all the others imitating anything that looks remotely like an iPhone.
halseyjr61
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8/28/2012 | 3:48:14 PM
re: Apple Wins, But Android Game Not Over
With this infringement case Apple has effectively embarrassed itself and the US (as Apple is the US's premier consumer technology company). Apple products are revolutionary in design and innovation but Apple is not 'leap years' ahead of it's competitors.
Apple products are overpriced and it's competitors work to produce competing products that offer near same innovation and in some cases better and introduce these products to the consumer at fairer prices.
Samsung did not have a prayer in that this case was heard in a California courthouse a mere 20 miles away from Apple's headquarters. Jurors were obviously residents in this geographic location and automatically gave Apple an immense advantage.
I am an American and very patriotic. With this in mind I love to see the US remain as a world leader in technology but remain a leader in fair play. Samsung is highly regarded by me. Their products are excellent and world-class and I believe that Samsung did not intentionally infringe on any existing patents Apple or others hold. The smart phone market requires standardization of certain technologies in order for for the entire communications system to work (IE data from a Apple phone connecting to a phone made by Samsung). We cannot have the difficulties we had in the past with the likes of Philips cassette tape vs 8-track, VHS vs Beta, HDDVD vs BluRay etc. A common platform must be established which will enable the segment to work and interact and this must be done without the fear of a manufacturer developing new technologies and features to an established platform.
Google graciously and intelligently offered it's technology to all smart phone developers to work on and that is world-class.


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