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[Daily Tech] Apples Tries to Use Decade-Old Patents to Ban Samsung Galaxy S IV

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Samsung is doing quite well with the Galaxy S IV, moving 10 million units in a mere four weeks. Overall Samsung is outselling Apple 2-to-1 in unit sales. In addition, Samsung is approaching Apple in profitability for the first time; while Apple has seen its own profit margins slide for the first time in years.

Thus it is perhaps expected that Apple would be return to its favorite tactic -- looking to troll Samsung in court.

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First time posting news. Didn't see it anywhere.

Looks like Apple is at it Again
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Here we go again. rolleyes.gif
   
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Wow Apple. Nice Going.
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U.S. Patent No. 8,086,604 : "Universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system" (filed in 2004)

Really? REALLY? tongue.gif
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This is just pathetic Apple. Your Iphone sucks so just take it on the chin and do better next time. Samsung has you beat. Apple is like a spoiled little kid in the school yard that thinks he should be the only one with the shinny new toy.
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Sneaky barstards.

That's right, just alienate even more of your consumers. Samsungs share of market ROCKETED when they last tried this. rolleyes.gif

Do something else with your time, like updating your iOS interface, or the next innovative thing? Apple are boring now.
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I guess the next innovative thing in Apples business plan is to sue/ban any device that is a direct threat to any Apple products. Microsoft better watch out with the Xbox One. They may be infringing on a patent that's directly related to Apple TV lol.
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Somehow this doesn't surprise me. So instead of maybe ramping up INNOVATION to increase profits they're going to TRY to ban their competitor's products in a desperate attempt to move their devices back into the limelight.

Pathetic market strategy, Apple.

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Hey Apple, I think you're starting to become the big cousin of Rambus...
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"Decade-old"? A decade-old patent connotes more legitimacy than, let's say, a "week-old" patent.

Judging from the tone of the rest of the article, I get the sense they wanted the title to be loaded and negative, but I'm not quite sure they achieved that...
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