Going back to the first iPhone, Samsung has been the only producer of SoCs for Apple mobile devices — until now. As expected, TSMC has now started shipped SoCs for Apple’s use.
According to Korea Times, Apple and Samsung are coming close to a ceasefire and possible arrangement that could end their patent war. We’ve heard this more than once before, but could it finally be happening? Should the war even end?
New testimony brought forth on Samsung’s behalf suggests Apple is asking significantly more for its patents than what they are really worth.
According to a new report from the Korea Times, Samsung and Apple are currently in ‘talks’ about the possibility of reaching a cross-licensing agreement that could see an end to the Apple-Samsung patent war.
How did Samsung climb the ranks to become Android’s biggest OEM and the world’s most popular mobile phone manufacturer? We take a look at Samsung’s beginnings, it’s early successes, the Galaxy S line’s domination of Android, and the copycat claims that have plagued it.
Judge Lucy Koh ruled on Thursday that she will not delay the retrial on damages between Samsung and Apple. The retrial will go ahead in November this year.
TSMC will make some of the chips going into Apple’s products starting with 2014. But Samsung will still provide Apple with processors in 2014, as well as displays and memory modules.
As the two tech magnates sue each other across the globe, in any court that will have them, we are left to ponder why Samsung isn’t responding to this victory. A sign of regret, or perhaps peace on the horizon?
In regard to the Galaxy Tab 10.1, Apple claims Samsung infringed on what the European Union calls “community design”. A special designation under European intellectual property laws, community design is meant to thwart others from copying your design, i.e. copycat clothing.
The next major patent battle between Samsung and Apple is set for spring of 2014. The battle will see Apple accuse 22 devices of patent infringement. If Apple gets its way, that will include Samsung’s latest Galaxy S4.