Breaking Phones To Fix Patent Problems

Apple holds a patent for a “universal interface for retrieval of information in a computer system,” which it successfully deployed to get an injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus phone. In order to get around said injunction, Samsung is now “updating” phones like the Galaxy S III and crippling their local search features. I’m sure those consumers are thrilled that innovation is being totally protected, though.

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