How Apple's Patent Win Changes Mobile
What are the ramifications of the Aug. 24 ruling by the U.S. District Court jury, which awarded Apple more than $1.05 billion in damages after finding Samsung in violation of infringing on six of Apple's designs? It could impact searches on engines, but Seeking Alpha doesn't explore that possibility. We learn about other possible effects of the judgement on the mobile industry's research and development spending. It increases Apple's position in the market and commands about 70% of quarterly profits.