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Apple loses Samsung court appeal
 
Customers line up outside an Apple store in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 21: Weekend sales figures of the iPhone 5, while technically record-breaking, don't reflect the fact that the phone was being sold in more countries than its predecessors were.
Customers line up outside an Apple store in Sydney, Australia, on Sept. 21: Weekend sales figures of the iPhone 5, while technically record-breaking, don't reflect the fact that the phone was being sold in more countries than its predecessors were.
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Apple has lost an appeal over a ruling that Samsung's Galaxy tablet did not copy the iPad. A British judge had originally ruled in July that Samsung didn't mimic Apple's design, saying the Korean company's products were not as "cool" as the iPad, and lacked its extreme simplicity. A British appellate court on Thursday ordered Apple to post notices on its website and in newspaper ads — in font size no smaller than 14 points — saying that Samsung didn't copy it.

 

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