Breaking Now: Apple Rejects Samsung Offer

Continuing from my last post on Samsung offering for an Out of Court Settlement with Apple, the latest news is that Apple Laweyrs have rejected the offer and are moving ahead with the case.

Samsung Attorney – Neil Young said in the court  “No agreement has been reached. The parties are a considerable distance apart.”

On the same lines, Apple’s  attorney Steven Burley said, “It is one we don’t accept and there is no surprise. The main reason we are here is to prevent the launch and maintain the status quo.” With apple formally rejecting the offer, the stand is pretty clear and was properly highlighted by Apple’s Attorney above.

This is not a good news for Samsung Fans in Australia. The case can force Samsung to loose out on an important market and the same may be seen in other markets also.

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More Woes for Apple – Samsung Denied Wireless and VIA Denied Processor

If you are an Apple Fan – The news is not good for you.

Yesterday, I posted about Samsung gearing up to Sue Apple over a patent involving use of Wireless technology in iPhone esp iPhone5. (Can Samsung Strikeback with Ban of iPhone5?)

The headlines of today is that Taipei based Chipmaker Via has dragged Apple in the court over a patent infringement involving all the i-based devices and AppleTV also – Yes All of them. Via mentioned Apple infringe on three patents that “generally provides efficient loading of data in the microprocessors and efficient conversion and transfer of data in the microprocessors.”

In its suit filed in Delaware court, VIA mentioned that  “Microprocessors that include this technology can rapidly load data from memory, directly move data between floating point and integer registers, and rapidly convert data from one another, Continue Reading

Can Samsung Strikeback with Ban of iPhone5?

Everyone knows about the recent patent infringements that apple had against Samsung which stopped Samsung from selling Galaxy Tab 10.1 to a lot of geographies.  This act not only caused a lot of sales to Samsung but also created an “Arch” enemy for them.

Recently Korean Times has published an article where they had direct comments from an Unnamed Senior Official from Samsung. They quoted him saying

  • “Just after the arrival of the iPhone 5 here, Samsung plans to take Apple to court here for its violation of Samsung’s wireless technology related patents.”
  • “For as long as apple does not drop mobile telecommunications functions, it would be impossible for it to sell its “i-branded” products without using our patents”.
  • “We have not yet decided whether to launch the suits in South Korea or in a third country,” the unidentified official was quoted as saying.

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