As Apple Inc. was being targeted by an onslaught of negative advertising from arch-rival Samsung Electronics Co., the iPhone maker was racing to figure out how to fight back, according to evidence presented at a $2 billion patent trial.
Apple Inc.’s do-over trial on what Samsung Electronics Co. owes for infringing patents is supposed to be “Groundhog Day,” according to the judge overseeing the case. Apple is doing its part to make good on her plan.
Samsung Electronics Co. told jurors at the opening of a $2 billion trial that Apple Inc.’s patent case is really an attack on Google Inc.’s Android operating system and a ploy to stem smartphone competition that has overwhelmed iPhone sales.
Steve Jobs, who built the world’s most valuable technology company by creating devices that changed how people use electronics and revolutionized the computer, music and mobile-phone industries, died. He was 56.
Steve Jobs, departing as Apple Inc.’s chief executive officer after a more than 9,000-percent share gain since 1997, leaves the company he co-founded in the hands of deputies to prove they can keep building best-selling products that change how people compute and communicate.