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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Samsung cites '2001: A Space Odyssey' in Apple case -- Really!

Just as with PARC and the first Mac, it's pretty clear the iPad is derivative of others' work, as are almost all products. OK, that's cool; Apple still did a great job with the iPad. So what?

Why is Apple so thin-skinned about this? Jeebus, Apple, relax.