Jury awards Apple $1.05 billion in Samsung patent dispute ruling

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  1. soulx
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    THIS THREAD WILL TURN INTO AN APPLE HATEFEST

    OH GAWD
     
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    Guess you can't lose them all, eh, Apple?
     
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    Bite Apple...bite them right in the motherboard
     
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    When I first looked at the thread title on the home page, and couldn't read the whole thing, I thought it said
    "Jury Awards Apple $1."
    That would have made for a better thread then how this is gonna turn out...
     
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    Seems Apple's source of income is no longer the consumers.
     
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    Oh great. Apple the Tyrant wins...
     
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    Fucking unbelievable. I guess this means everything that's black, rectangular and has a screen infringes too, right?
    Apple need to burn. Somewhat ironic coming from someone writing from a Mac, but they have some truly awful business practices. They don't want competition at all. Just the entire mobile space to themselves. God forbid another company try and produce a phone - Apple will sue them into the fucking ground.
     
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    How hard is Samsung taking this? Have they released a statement yet?
     
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    Kind of sad. What were the patents infringed upon anyways?

    Also, did Apple ever put that notice on their site saying that one company never ripped them off?
     
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    This is great. Samsung got what they had coming and deserved. Samsung should've tried to innovate, like HTC, Motorola(new motorola, not the older, shitty one) or other Android skins(To be fair, I think all Android skins are shitty). But it may be too late at this point. Rather than innovating, Samsung piggy backed off Apple's success. Shamelessly, might I add.
     
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    Trade dress patents - i.e., some of the samsung products looked a little bit like apple products - and a few software patents - one, notably for 'bounce-back scrolling,' something present in every OS nowadays, and even other programs - I'm using Chrome now, and even that has it.
     
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    Can you hear that? I think I hear Apple firing up it's Legal Machine, ready to sue anyone and everyone using this "patented" technology, now.
     
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    I'd like to add something. Stock Android doesn't have the bounce-back scrolling. So Samsung did add that themselves, trying to make it feel more like an iPhone.
     
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    To be fair, samsungs "galaxy" range was better then apples Iphones. Not saying they had there slight similarity (Nothing to sue for though) but It seems like apples run by children who stop playing with something and only want to play with it again once someone else touched upon it.


    and knowing samsung, they will try and make something to piss of apple :3
     
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    any $ appl$ bribed the fucking judge i hate them more and more everyday their fucking pathetic i though mic was bad but they take their place anyday and will never use any of their i-crap/fad/garbage ever again
     
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    greedy fucking apple, i hope they rot in hell for their greedyness, this will make samsung completely bankrupt, which is a shame, i like their phone and tvs, now that apple have the power to sue anyone they want and get away with it, that stupid judge has been paid off in apples favor, it just shows how disgusting the justice system is, why can't apple just lay off and let people make a choice in what they want to buy?


     
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    Samsung won't go bankrupt, there sales are to high too. I have a samsung fridge, phone, tv and washing machine. I didn't even notice till about a week or so ago (When I did, I felt like I was trippin balls).
     
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    how much are they worth? there is no way they can pay 1 billion dollars and have money left over from that.

    edit: LOL samsung are worth $247 billion, this court thing is pocket change to them, they will shrug their shoulders and move on.
     
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    Being "better" is a matter of opinion. But being stolen isn't really an opinion at that point. The lawsuit isn't about who's "better".
     

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