1 Updates
Google Asked Samsung Not To Copy Apple

Google Asked Samsung Not To Copy Apple

Aug 16 2012, 6:47pm CDT | by

Another detail from the massive court case

So in this massive legal battle between Samsung's Android-powered devices and Apple's products fall in the wheelhouse of Android creator Google? Let's find out.In the ever-growing legal dispute...

Filed under: news

Full Story below YouTube Videos

 
 

 

1 year ago

Google Asked Samsung Not To Copy Apple

Aug 16 2012, 6:47pm CDT | by

Another detail from the massive court case

So in this massive legal battle between Samsung's Android-powered devices and Apple's products fall in the wheelhouse of Android creator Google? Let's find out.

In the ever-growing legal dispute between Samsung and Apple, an email has come to light in which it was revealed that Google pressed Samsung not to create a device that resembled the iPad too closely.

"Since it is too similar to Apple, make it noticeably different starting with the front side," the email reads.

It was sent between Samsung employees, and reference comments made by Google executives during a closed-door meeting.

It's just one of many stories coming to light as the result of the huge patent lawsuit between Apple and Samsung. It's extremely rare for cases like this to go to trial, and one of the most important reasons is because all the evidence that is not incredibly sensitive becomes part of the public record.

Apple has accused Samsung of violating its patents through more than 20 products, most notably the Galaxy Tab and its similarity to the iPad, and the Galaxy Nexus's striking resemblance to the iPhone.

Via Business Week

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/6" rel="author">Mark Raby</a>
With more than 10 years as a professional writer, Mark Raby has an undeniable pulse on the latest trends. From the quiet rumors to the breaking news of the day, his eagle eye is always focused on the newest scoop and figuring out how and why the big newsmakers are noteworthy and relevant. He is based in New York City.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Peering Into The Cloud With Ostrato -- Growth, Pain Points and Opportunity
It seems everywhere we look there is more and more talk about the Cloud. I’ve been hearing a lot about it and I bet you have too. Companies from Microsoft to Apple and Google with their One Drive, iCloud and Google Docs...
 
 
Apple Should Assume It Will Never Win Over Wall Street, Instead Of Trying To
For a long time, Apple didn’t seem to care about what Wall Street thought. Its executives didn’t do CNBC interviews.  In fact, it kept a lock down on all its executives with the rare exception of Steve Jobs who might...
 
 
Nadella, Microsoft Likely To Face Nokia Questions on Earnings Call
It’s been 69 days since Satya Nadella was named chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., and, for better or worse, the numbers officially become his on Thursday. Microsoft will release its fiscal-third-quarter...
 
 
The Challenge Of Defending Smartphone Leadership
Apple’s earnings release is a good time to take stock of where the smartphone leader board stands. Apple is increasing its iPhone sales in geographies such as India, markets where its high margins were supposed to put...
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Beyonce named Time most influential
Beyonce has been named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people. The '(Run the World) Girls' hitmaker is on the cover of the prestigious publication's annual Time 100 issue, and is the subject of a tribute...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Karrueche Tran will 'stick by' Chris Brown
Karrueche Tran has vowed to stick by Chris Brown "no matter what". The 25-year-old model is reportedly keen to reassure her on/off boyfriend - whose misdemeanor assault trial has been delayed until June 25 - that she...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Mark Anthony spends 305K a month
Mark Anthony has monthly outgoings of $305,000. The Latino singer has refuted his ex-wife Dayanara Torres' claims he made $60 million over the last four years in new legal documents, insisting he actually earned a mere...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Ginnifer Goodwin's alien baby
Ginnifer Goodwin's pregnancy is like having an "alien" inside her. The 'Once Upon a Time' actress is due to give birth to her and husband Josh Dallas' first child in the coming weeks, and says the baby moves around a...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
eMerge Americas Techweek Hiring Fair to Connect Both LATAM and US Companies to IT Job Seekers
Boca Raton, FL, April 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- PROTECH is excited to announce their upcoming participation in the eMerge Americas Techweek Hiring Fair where they will be promoting their open IT jobs. The hiring fair will...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Under Armour Profit Surges 70% But Gains Not Enough To Stop Stock From Falling Fast
By almost all accounts, athletic-wear retailer Under Armour had a terrific first quarter. According to the earnings report released Thursday morning, the company’s revenue grew 36%, profit grew more than 70% and both...
Read more on Business Balla
 
The No. 1 Way Women Can Succeed More At Work
Why are women sissies at work? Seriously. Women in their 50s and 60s, including myself at times, are less likely than men to step up and say “I can do this” when an assignment out of our comfort zone comes along. This...
Read more on Business Balla
 
SU May 2nd Options Begin Trading
Investors in Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE: SU) saw new options begin trading today, for the May 2nd expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the SU options chain for the new May...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Interesting DTV Put And Call Options For December 20th
Investors in DIRECTV (NASD: DTV) saw new options become available this week, for the December 20th expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so...
Read more on Business Balla
 
 
Auto Balla Sexy Balla Sport Balla TV Balla Politics Balla Movie Balla Apple Balla Business Balla Ad Balla Celebrity Balla