The tension between Apple and Samsung due to tablet issue is easing as the world is mourning on Steve Jobs’ death. CEO of Samsung, Choi Sung Gee, stated his condolences through his official corporate e-mail. “His remarkable spirit of innovation will be forever remaining in this world,” he said.
Both companies currently are at legal dispute regarding smart phone and tablet patent. Apple claims that Samsung violates its patent by having Samsung Galaxy Tab. It accuses Samsung does plagiarism on the designs of both iPhone and iPad. On the other hand, Samsung accuses Apple violates their patent on wireless technology. These 2 IT giant has been arguing in the USA, Europe, South Korea and Australia since April 2011.
In September, Samsung had to pull out its newest product, New galaxy Tab 7.7 from German market after the court granted Apple’s request to forbid Samsung selling their product in there. Samsung is also forbid to sell its product Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia.