Patent fight comes to US court
On Monday, tech giants Apple and Samsung finally appeared in a California courtroom for the latest - and the most important - phase of their long-running worldwide patent fight. Between them, these two companies make over 50% of the world's smartphones. The result of the case could cost the losers hundreds of millions, or even billions, of dollars, while the winners could gain a major advantage in the smartphone and tablet wars.
But while the case could be one of the most important patent disputes for decades, it's also rather complex - and it's far from the only patent battle the smartphone world has seen in recent years. What are they actually fighting over? Just who is suing who? And frankly, isn't it all a bit of a mess? We try to explain...
Ed Kashi describes the highs and the lows of working as a photojournalist, and shares his belief that a photographer's greatest work comes from the iss... More Ed Kashi describes the highs and the lows of working as a photojournalist, and shares his belief that a photographer's greatest work comes from the issues he or she genuinely cares about. Learn more about Ed Kashi and his work: http://proof.nationalgeographic.com/2013/11/07/ed-kashi-on-the-greatest-work-youll-do/.
Date 13-12-06, Duration 2:17, Views 12063
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