Samsung Electronics Co. began its attack on patents Apple Inc. has asserted in a $2 billion case by trying to convince jurors that the iPhone maker exaggerated claims about one of the inventions it alleges was copied.
Samsung Electronics Co., fighting a $2 billion patent claim by Apple Inc., called a senior executive to testify to prevent the iPhone-maker from highlighting the absence of such witnesses as it did in their previous trial.
Samsung Electronics Co. called the first of as many as seven Google Inc. witnesses to begin making its case in a $2 billion patent trial that Apple Inc.’s true target in the lawsuit is the Android operating system.
Samsung Electronics Co., facing more competition from Apple Inc. and Xiaomi Corp., is cranking up incentives for its Galaxy S5 to as much as $600 in freebies to defend its place as the world’s largest smartphone maker.
As China’s Xiaomi Corp. began selling smartphones in Singapore this year, each batch sold out in just a few minutes. So when the company asked people on Facebook to spread the word that more phones would be available soon, one fan was having none of it.
Worldwide personal-computer shipments dropped in the first quarter as consumers in emerging markets opted for smartphones and tablets, while corporate demand helped slow the pace of the decline, researchers said.
Apple Inc. showed it’s seeking more than money in its $2 billion trial against Samsung Electronics Co. by calling a witness whose studies were previously used to argue for a ban on U.S. sales of the Galaxy maker’s devices.