Samsung

2:58pm

Sat March 30, 2013
Business

How Samsung Became An Industry Giant

Originally published on Sat March 30, 2013 4:25 pm

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LAURA SULLIVAN, HOST:

If you're just joining us, you're listening to WEEKENDS on ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Laura Sullivan.

Quick trivia question: Name a global superpower technology company, that is the world's biggest seller of smartphones headed by a charismatic CEO surrounded by a cult of personality. I'm guessing most of you just said Apple, right? You would be wrong. The answer is Samsung.

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12:58am

Thu March 21, 2013
All Tech Considered

Samsung's On A Roll, But Can It Beat Apple?

Originally published on Thu March 21, 2013 7:32 am

The new Samsung Galaxy S4 has been the subject of buzz in the tech media.
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Samsung has been on a roll. The hype surrounding its latest smartphone, the Galaxy S4, created a buzz in the tech media — and chatter that Samsung was poised to eat Apple's lunch. But Samsung's long-term position in the smartphone market is more complicated.

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3:58pm

Fri March 1, 2013
The Two-Way

Judge Throws Out Half Of Jury Award In Apple, Samsung Patent Case

Originally published on Fri March 1, 2013 4:51 pm

People walk past the Apple logo at the Apple Store at Grand Central Terminal in New York.
Timothy A. Clary AFP/Getty Images

The judge overseeing the Apple/Samsung patent case decided to throw out about half of the $1 billion in damages awarded by the jury in a trial last August.

All Things D explains:

"Judge Lucy Koh ordered a new trial to determine damages for certain of the products in the case, a move that affects $450 million of the jury's $1.05 billion award.

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5:30am

Thu February 7, 2013
Asia

What Cellphone Brand Does North Korean Leader Use?

Originally published on Thu February 7, 2013 1:07 pm

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep with a case of product placement. Corporations pay millions to have their products turn up in the hands of famous people but somehow, they were not thrilled when a photo showed a smartphone on a table next to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. This set off fevered speculation about which brand it was.

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1:58pm

Tue October 23, 2012
Planet Money

Episode 412: How To Fix The Patent Mess

Originally published on Wed October 24, 2012 6:47 am

Innovation?
Lee Jae-Won Reuters/Landov
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Two big patent cases this summer in the smartphone industry:

1. A jury finds that Samsung violated Apple's patents, and orders Samsung to pay Apple $1 billion.

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