Launch a consumer electronics product these days and within a couple of weeks you can probably expect a legal challenge. Which has happened to Apple with the iPad Mini—because Samsung claims it infringes its patents.
The Wall Street Journal has streaming coverage of the South Korean Samsung vs. Apple verdict return. The highly anticipated verdict came in only minutes ago, setting the stage for the equally hot US version of the verdict to come.
For two years, from June 2010 through June 2012, Samsung sold 21.25 million phones. Its most popular model during that span? Not a Galaxy S II phone, not a Nexus phone but the not exactly vaunted... Samsung Galaxy Prevail on Boost Mobile.
Samsung thinks kids call the iPhone Home Button a "Bellybutton." What the hell is going on in that courtroom? [Twitter]
Turns out, Samsung had nothing to do with the knockoff Smart Cover. According to them, the accessory maker that made it, Anymode, didn't receive official approval from Samsung to do so. And plus, Samsung would never steal from Apple.