“Samsung has denied any involvement with the ‘Wake Up’ flashmob staged outside an Apple Store in Australia, despite suggestions that it was an escalation of the company’s anti-iPhone campaign,” Chris Davies reports for SlashGear.

“Reported earlier this week, the flashmob saw dozens of black-clad men and women holding ‘Wake Up’ signs converge outside of the Sydney Apple Store,” Davies reports. “However, Samsung Electronics Australia has nothing to do with the ‘Wake-Up Campaign’ the company told SlashGear today.”

Davies reports, “It’s unclear, then, who arranged the Australian flashmob, and when they might step forward. The consensus about the event was that – if Samsung had been behind it – it did not paint the Korean company in a particularly favorable light.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: The People for the Advancement of Alarm Clocks? The anti-sleep movement? 5-Hour Energy?

And, yes, Apple still should not be doing business with Samsung if they can help it and working hard to eliminate any dependence upon Samsung ASAP.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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