“A long-running patent fight between Samsung Electronics and Apple is showing signs of a ceasefire, sources familiar with the negotiations said Monday,” Kim Yoo-chul reports for The Korea Times.
‘We are trimming down the number of disputed issues. We no longer want to spend time talking about secondary points,’ said an industry official, asking not to be named. ‘Both firms are trying to find common ground,'” Kim reports. “‘It’s too early to say that the ongoing working-level talks will produce an immediate breakthrough, but we are more practical about trying to find a solution,’ said the official.
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MacDailyNews Take: Don’t believe everything you read in The Korea Times.
Until we get corroboration from independent sources from outside of Samsungorea, take this report with a dump truck full of salt.
Korea Times report of Apple-Samsung settlement talks was bogus – May 20, 2014
Samsung reportedly resumes settlement talks with Apple – May 19, 2014