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Game over: Samsung to pay Apple $930M, sales ban denied

06 March, 2014 | Read the news | Post your comment
Game over: Samsung to pay Apple $930M, sales ban denied - read the full textApple vs Samsung largest-scale patent lawsuit, taking place in the US, is now over. Apple was awarded just under $930 million in damages, but its request for judge Koh to ban the infringing products was denied. This means that Samsung is free to continue selling the infringing devices in the...


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Samsung makes Apple's phone's guts. Increase the piece$1per phone,sorted. That's what Samsung did. Ends of.

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  • 2014-04-04 07:11
  • saW{

I don't understand how Samsung is infringing Apple patents while the most important parts of iphone are made by Samsung such as processor, nand flash memory etc and Apple is using almost all parts from other companies. Samsung, lg , sharp , sony , toshiba etc are main parts suppliers of Apple. Apple make just software while Samsung uses software made by Google. I think apple's claim is like just nobody can make bicycles with two round tires. Evolution never stops even in technology. Apple is also used other technologies those developed by other companies , like from nokia it knew mmany ideas , from sony it knew to put music in phone , from Motorola it knew what is touchscreen, from Microsoft it learned software and put Internet in phone . I mean Apple had not invented technologies but combined them and put together in compact and beautiful object.

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  • 2014-03-10 15:28
  • ttv5

> In reply to anonymous @ 2014-03-09 23:20 from SdJh - click to readThe aluminum body is not even close to that expensive...And is also further reduced by such small physical size.

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  • 2014-03-10 07:26
  • 4QSR

> In reply to nobody @ 2014-03-08 18:26 from 0Uqg - click to readHe probably meant the specs , apple's alu body cost's too much otherwhise we could buy an iphone for 400 dollars , then again probably not because we pay the brand and the os , but you got to admit that apple's iphones specs are weak even if the phone is working well :)

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  • 2014-03-09 23:20
  • SdJh

Both companies are s**t anyways. I'll stick with the others.

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  • 2014-03-09 18:46
  • 3Yij

Finally good news for justice! Even though, $1 is nothing. As we all know Smashung has two departments: Copy and Paste.

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  • 2014-03-09 18:45
  • 0EVJ

> In reply to lol @ 2014-03-08 23:44 from m5gV - click to reador just back it up on icloud/itunes.....

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  • 2014-03-09 17:47
  • 3AxW

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-03-09 14:43 from v0qJ - click to readAnd poor little Apple who are so innocent! Yeah, right!! Whatever! That's why Nokia were able to take them to the cleaners in court. Apple do far worse and then have the nerve to criticise others. As the old saying goes; poeple in glass houses should not throw stones.

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  • 2014-03-09 17:37
  • mxUc

Let us stick to the topic. Samsung is guilty of cheating. And that's all.

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  • 2014-03-09 14:43
  • v0qJ

> In reply to lol @ 2014-03-08 23:40 from m5gV - click to readActually S4 screen for instance costs a good bit more. When you get down to technicals.
The technical costs of most Iphone parts...Especially display and battery are quite cheaper.

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  • 2014-03-09 01:33
  • 4QSR

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-03-08 12:34 from gyf@ - click to readi will never buy a phone with no sd card. why ? cause if all my stuff is on the phones internal memory and i drop the phone then i lose everything if the memory chip breaks. with sd card i just take it out and put it inside a different phone. imagine having a pc with its hhd soldered to its motherboard...madness.

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  • 2014-03-08 23:44
  • m5gV

> In reply to nobody @ 2014-03-08 18:26 from 0Uqg - click to readactually iphone 5s has a bill of matterials of about 191=199 dollars...just about every other flagship has the same +/- 10/15 dollars..s4/s5,htc one, nexus5...etc.thats whatengineers get paid optimize boards to carry as few components fiwht as many features as possible.
so its not 270 and 60 ..nore like 195 and 700+ for iphone you know how much iphone 5s is unlocked ? 700+ dollars . now s4 is again about 195 ish in materials and costs about 600 .
so whose making more money ?

what about the iphone 3gs with 140-150 in parts and again 600+ dollars unlocked ?

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  • 2014-03-08 23:40
  • m5gV

Nice. The thief finally pays the dues. Samsung, RIP.

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  • 2014-03-08 20:49
  • rKIQ

> In reply to iKristiaan @ 2014-03-08 10:17 from SsmM - click to readYou are a sheep. Not an Apple one, but a Samsung one. iPhone costs 270$ to make and sells for 600$ but a Sansung costs less and sells for more. Who is the greedy one?

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  • 2014-03-08 18:26
  • 0Uqg

If I am Samsung, I will pay $1billion to Judge Koh too; in coin. Set the money up in front of her office door and let her enjoy her bountiful gain when she open it ;)

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  • 2014-03-08 16:53
  • IVNX

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-03-08 12:34 from gyf@ - click to readSo ban all USB sticks and external hard drives as well then? I have been hearing this rubbush since the days of cassettes in the 70's. The same compannies that moaned about home video's and copyright actually manufactured the video recorders that allowed people to record the material in the first place. Sony happily moaned about copyright while also manufacturing both video recorders and the tapes for them.

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  • 2014-03-08 15:24
  • mxUc

Good for Samsung !!!!!!!

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  • 2014-03-08 14:33
  • YUfe

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-03-08 12:36 from gyf@ - click to readThey don't know how to innovate, so they sue. Apple are so blind.

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  • 2014-03-08 13:05
  • RN}4

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