Samsung http://www.kunc.org en ITC Says Samsung Infringed On Apple Patents http://www.kunc.org/post/itc-says-samsung-infringed-apple-patents U.S. trade officials have ruled that South Korea's Samsung infringed on patents owned by Apple for specific smartphone features, ratcheting up a tit-for-tat legal battle between the two electronics giants that is matched only by the ferocity of their marketplace competition.<p><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-08-09/apple-wins-patent-case-against-samsung-at-u-s-trade-agency.html">Bloomberg says</a> the patent dispute is over <a href="%20http:/multi-touchscreen.com/iphone.html">multitouch</a> features and phone jack detection, and that the U.S. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 22:38:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 48183 at http://www.kunc.org ITC Says Samsung Infringed On Apple Patents New Jay-Z Album Tests The Musician And Samsung http://www.kunc.org/post/new-jay-z-album-tests-musician-and-samsung <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B--ZARCwSIE</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 07:18:00 +0000 Laura Sydell 46604 at http://www.kunc.org New Jay-Z Album Tests The Musician And Samsung U.S. Trade Body Rules Apple Violated Samsung Patents http://www.kunc.org/post/us-trade-body-rules-apple-violated-samsung-patents A U.S. trade agency says Apple infringed on its Asian rival Samsung's patent in its manufacture of some older models of the iPhone and iPad.<p>Bloomberg reports on the order from the U.S. <a href="http://www.usitc.gov/secretary/fed_reg_notices/337/337-794_notice06042013sgl.pdf">International Trade Commission</a>: "It's the first patent ruling against Apple in the U.S. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 23:13:00 +0000 Krishnadev Calamur 45321 at http://www.kunc.org U.S. Trade Body Rules Apple Violated Samsung Patents Samsung Rings Up Sales http://www.kunc.org/post/samsung-rings-sales Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>NPR's business news starts with Samsung ringing up sales.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)<p>INSKEEP: Samsung said this morning its first quarter profit is at a record high - net profit surged 42 percent. The company has now seen six straight quarters of growth, thanks to strong smartphone sales. Tomorrow, it's launching a new smartphone in the United States - the Galaxy S4 - which is aimed at taking on Apple's iPhone. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.<p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:06:00 +0000 43451 at http://www.kunc.org How Did Samsung Win With Smartphones? 'The Great Phone Incineration of 1995' http://www.kunc.org/post/how-did-samsung-win-smartphones-great-phone-incineration-1995 Businessweek has a great <a href="http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2013-03-28/how-samsung-became-the-worlds-no-dot-1-smartphone-maker#p4">piece</a> describing how Samsung came to dominate the smartphone industry. One secret of their success — quality control:<p><blockquote><p><ol><p></ol><p>In 1995, Chairman Lee was dismayed to learn that cell phones he gave as New Year's gifts were found to be inoperable. He directed underlings to assemble a pile of 150,000 devices in a field outside the Gumi factory. More than 2,000 staff members gathered around the pile. Then it was set on fire. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 15:16:00 +0000 Caitlin Kenney 42299 at http://www.kunc.org How Did Samsung Win With Smartphones? 'The Great Phone Incineration of 1995'