Apple & Google Agree to Patent War Cease-Fire; Apple & Samsung in Talks for the Same

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  1. dgstorm

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    We might see the burning sea of Hades frozen over very soon. First, Apple and Google have agreed to drop all smartphone patent lawsuits. Here's a quote with the gist of it,

    Speaking of Samsung, the second portent teasing that a snowball might just survive in the underworld is that Apple and Samsung are also in negotiations to do the same thing. Of course, this has happened several times before, but the result always ended up with a continuation of the "Thermonuclear" patent war. Here's another quote suggesting things might be different this time,

    It's a crisp shock to see Google and Apple settle their differences, and it will be even more surprising to see if things can finally be worked out between Apple and Sammy. It will be a breath of cool fresh air (in Hell) to see an end to this useless patent war. Maybe everyone is starting to come to their senses and we can move forward with some meaningful patent reform.
     
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    There's gonna be a lot of pissed off lawyers. There has to be a bunch of them that are living a lifestyle only supportable by a continuation of the battles. A lot of paralegals are going to be looking for work.
     
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    This is pretty damn good news.
     
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    YAY for innovation.. I hope