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Aug 21, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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At some point, you're going to buy a new phone. Events today in a San Jose courtroom are going to have a big effect on how that goes as lawyers for Apple and Samsung make closing arguments in the patent…

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Apple vs. Samsung: What the verdict will mean to you

Aug 21, 2012
The result of the battle over patents will be seen on your next phone.

At some point, you’re going to buy a new phone. Events today in a San Jose courtroom are going to have a big effect on how that goes as lawyers for Apple and Samsung make closing arguments in the patent lawsuit between the companies. If Apple wins, the adjustments to the smartphone market might not be that huge. If Samsung wins, any company making Android gadgets can keep making them look like Apple gadgets.

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