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Apple refuses Samsung settlement in Australian tablet case

Apple refuses Samsung settlement in Australian tablet case

Apple has rejected Samsung's mysterious settlement offer as the Korean company attempted to get its Galaxy Tab 10.1 on sale in Australia, with the two firms described as "a considerable distance apart." Samsung maintains that Apple has denied any settlement, the WSJ's liveblog from the Australian court reports, while Apple argues that the barrage of concerns it had apparently fired back "were requests for details, not a rejection of the offer."

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Samsung offers Apple mystery deal to settle patent suit

Samsung offers Apple mystery deal to settle patent suit

Samsung has reportedly presented Apple with a mysterious olive branch in Australia today, a proposal intended to end the legal wrangling over Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales down under. Details of the proposed settlement have not been revealed, Bloomberg reports, but Apple lawyer Steven Burley told the Australian courts that the Cupertino company would "need time to consider it." Currently, Samsung has frozen plans to launch the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia pending a preliminary injunction court decision, previously expected to be given next week.

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Steve Jobs opened Samsung patent negotiations court told

Steve Jobs opened Samsung patent negotiations court told

Apple ex-CEO Steve Jobs personally contacted Samsung management in 2010, in an attempt to hash out the ongoing patent concerns and give the Korean company "a chance to do the right thing" it has been revealed. The exec outreach news was shared as part of Apple's legal presentation in Austalian courts yesterday, the WSJ reports, though Jobs' involvement was apparently limited to just the initial olive-branch. "The discussions started with contact from [Jobs], and then he wasn't involved in meetings beyond that" senior Apple exec Richard Lutton confirmed during cross-examination.

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Apple sues Samsung in Japan

Apple sues Samsung in Japan

Apple has sued Samsung in Japan, alleging that the company's phones and tablets copy the iPhone and iPad design, and demanding 100m yen ($1.3m) in damages along with a ban on sales. The latest in what has become a global IP campaign against Samsung, the first hearing took place on Wednesday this week Kyodo News reports, although the Korean firm apparently intends to fight the charges fiercely.

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Judge demands iPad sales stats to consider Samsung ban

Judge demands iPad sales stats to consider Samsung ban

Apple may have to detail US and UK sales figures of the iPad and iPad 2 if it wants to secure a ban against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the Australian market, the company has been told, with a judge demanding hard evidence that the launch of Samsung's slate has had a negative affect. "Unless Apple puts on evidence showing the impact in the US or UK, I can't draw any positive assumptions" Federal court Justice Annabelle Bennett told the Sydney Federal Court on Tuesday, Bloomberg reports, though denied Samsung's request for a forced disclosure.

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Should Apple’s Size Scare Us?

Should Apple’s Size Scare Us?

If you’ve been following the stock market lately, you know that things haven’t been going so well for most companies. Well, that is, except for one: Apple. The iPhone maker has overtaken Exxon Mobil to become the biggest company, by market capitalization, in the world.

That news followed reports last week, claiming Apple had more cash on-hand than the U.S. Treasury did as lawmakers tried to come up with a deal on the debt limit.

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Samsung denies Australian Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales freeze [Updated]

Samsung denies Australian Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales freeze [Updated]

Samsung has moved to clarify the situation regarding sales of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia and the agreement it came to with Apple earlier this week, denying that the settlement will delay the launch of the Android slate. According to Samsung's official comment, AusDroid reports, the "mutual agreement" between the Korean firm and Apple only covers sales of the US version of the Galaxy Tab 10.1, a variant it never intended to offer in Australia.

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