History buffs will note that Apple scored one of the most lopsided victories since Agincourt on Tim Cook’s one-year anniversary as the company’s CEO. Late Friday, a jury in a San Jose, Calif., courtroom decided overwhelmingly in favor of Apple’s patent claims against Samsung, awarding the company $1.05 billion in damages. The verdict is likely to reverberate throughout the tech world and beyond, but it won’t have much immediate effect on consumers. The next steps will involve more legal action, with Samsung expected to file an appeal and Apple filing for injunctions on Samsung products that violate its patents. Read the full story at CNET.
Apple’s big win over Samsung — what does it mean?
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).