Pretty much everyone knows about the legal brouhaha happening between Apple and Samsung. Now that the battle has been going on since forever, it was high time that some sort of decision was actually made.
In the wee hours of Friday morning, a federal jury of the United States of America recommended that Apple be rewarded the damages which are due to it from Samsung’s blatant copying in the design of their Galaxy series. The damages are worth a really cool $1.05 billion. That’s the kind of money that makes you stop and remember how many zeroes are used while writing it in figures (There are nine zeroes, just by the way).
|Article first published as Samsung Versus Apple on Technorati.|
Apple’s lawsuit against Samsung over “slavishly copying” the design and the look and feel of the ‘oh-so-popular” iPad and the iPhone, is going to be one of the biggest legal battles of 2011. (more…)