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post #31 of 37 (permalink) Old 2014-03-15, 03:33 PM
 
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Apple - from the same rumour mill - wants $30 per Android device made by Samsung.
It's actually more than that: $40/device (smartphone)!
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2...er-smartphone/
I suspect Apple wants to recover lawyer fees, too...

No wonder Samsung prefers to go to trial...

Nice business model: just sue a successful product!
Microsoft makes more off of Android (~$2B) than Windows Phone.
But it doesn't always work: Oracle vs. Google (Java); SCO vs.IBM (Linux)...

In related news:
Who finds the Apple vs. Samsung case boring, there is another coming
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2...ould-be-in-ca/
And Rockstar's real base of operations continues to be Canada!
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post #32 of 37 (permalink) Old 2014-03-17, 12:05 PM
 
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Isn't this nice!
http://www.engadget.com/2014/03/17/h...ree-sim-cards/

To stick with the topic of this thread, I predict this is not going to happen in Canada any time soon...
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post #33 of 37 (permalink) Old 2014-03-17, 11:30 PM
 
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I don't believe Samsung has any grounds to appeal...
It looks like they do since they appealed
http://www.phonearena.com/news/Still...-trial_id53971
And so does Apple - wants injunction!

Hey, this fun is going to last forever...
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post #34 of 37 (permalink) Old 2014-03-20, 11:55 AM
 
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The deal between Apple and China Mobile will be a good lacmus test on their abilities to acquire new customers today.
Selling a million phones in two months would be a jackpot for most companies, but not Apple...
http://www.phonearena.com/news/A-mil...mounts_id54125

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post #35 of 37 (permalink) Old 2014-04-24, 12:48 PM
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I predict Apple will fall hard. New iPhones fail to impress and the lucrative North America continues to abandon it for Android. Apple enters 2015 with their stock down below $300.
Looks like this one is going to come true... with the stock well over $500 (for some time now), Apple has announced a 7 to 1 stock split. So, I'm guessing it should still be under $300 by the time 2015 roles around.
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post #36 of 37 (permalink) Old 2014-04-25, 04:34 AM
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Lots of links have been posted in this thread so far, yet nobody has linked to the most accurate mobile phone industry forecaster ever, who has pwned all other predictors for years! Industry insider, Oxford University lecturer, ranked by Forbes Magazine as the #1 most influential mobile phone industry authority:

http://communities-dominate.blogs.com/brands/

Spend a few days in there if you really want to be properly schooled.

Enjoy



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I think you're giving this guy way too much credit!
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