The Apple-Samsung patent battle/trial is underway. Following is some of the latest highlights and where you can find more info.
“Tempers boiled over in court this morning, with the judge in the case between Apple and Samsung flat out yelling at Apple for trying to book too many witnesses in its last few hours.” — “CNET” (news.cnet.com)
“A financial expert said Apple Inc has overstated the profit margins earned by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for mobile products, an issue that goes to the heart of the high profile patent trial between the two tech companies.” — “Reuters” (http://www.reuters.com)
“Other Samsung experts put up on the stand said that it’s Apple that should pay out for its own infringement of Samsung patents—up to $422 million in all.” — “Ars Technica” (http://arstechnica.com)
“Samsung’s attack on the uniqueness of its iPad and iPhone user interface’s ‘snap back’ feature seemed to be moving forward at the Apple vs. Samsung trial in San Jose on Wednesday. Andries van Dam, a highly respected voice in computer graphics, said he was familiar with snap back because he’d been teaching it for a decade.” — “InformationWeek” (http://www.informationweek.com)
This is all part of the ongoing, global legal battle. Apple and Samsung have filed more than 30 lawsuits against each other across four continents. For example, Apple alleges that Samsung copied the slide-to-unlock technology of its iPhone and iPad devices.