According to the results of the outgoing year, Apple and Samsung have not settled the patent dispute in court. As predicted by experts, the penalty in the amount of $ 548 million, which was awarded to pay Samsung for patent infringement, did not accept the competitors, and Apple has demanded additional sanctions in the amount of $ 180 million.
The American corporation has identified such amount for five devices of Samsung,that are on sale after the issuance of the first court decision in 2012.
Samsung didn’t agree to this prosecution and to the previous one and a fine of $ 548 million. Now the Korean company is trying to challenge the matter in the Supreme Court. The representatives of the Samsung company do not give any additional comments about the fine, which Apple makes..
Analysts report that despite the litigation, in 2015 both companies experienced a significant increase in profits. Apple has increased its revenue by 30, 6% to $ 11.1 billion. Total revenue for the 2015 fiscal year was $ 51.5 billion. In Korean rival Samsung the net profit for the year increased by 28% to $ 6.42 bln., total revenues amounted to $ 45.6 billion.
Based on data from analysts, the success of companies and profit growth are associated with geographic expansion, optimization of production and the introduction of new models, which are of interest to modern consumers.
Experts expect the resolution of litigation between the two corporations in 2016. There are suggestions that Samsung has finally agreed to pay the full amount, which Apple requires from them , and the company will sign the license agreement, and it will be focused on cooperation and integration, which will benefit two companies. Earlier, it was reported that Apple has signed a licensing agreement with another competitor Ericsson and so companies avoid litigation over patents.
The CEOs of UBS Group AG and Credit Suisse Group AG plan to merge their businesses to create one of the largest banks in Europe. This was announced on Saturday, April 10, Bloomberg. According to the analytical publication, the Swiss financial holding Credit Suisse intends to merge with market leader UBS Group to cover losses […]
The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a list of economic activities for which entrepreneurs and employees in the “red” quarantine zones can apply for state aid. This is stated in the resolution №329. The list of types of activities for which sole proprietors and employees can receive eight thousand hryvnias: Retail trade of motor vehicle […]
Failure to meet the state budget expenditure plan in 2020 amounted to 68 billion hryvnias. This is the worst figure in the last five years, said the chairman of the Accounting Chamber Valery Patskan. “The volume of expenditures of every fourth budget program was changed by government decisions. At the same time, the amounts of […]
Toyota Motors has introduced two cars Lexus IS and Toyota Mirai with new autonomous driving functions. New Advanced Drive assist technology includes a second-level autonomous system that helps drive the car by restricting the car’s lane, maintaining distance from other vehicles and changing lanes under the supervision of the driver. According to Toyota CEO James […]
At a meeting on Thursday, April 8, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine fined the Hungarian company Üttema Kereskedelmi Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság UAH 65 million for acquiring two Ukrainian companies – Kyivshlyakhbud LLC and Rostdorstroy LLC without obtaining concentration permits. This was reported by the press service of the AMC. According to the Committee, in October […]
Facebook reported that the data of 530 million users of the social network were made public after receiving data from the platform through the function of importing contacts, and not as a result of a hacker attack. This is stated in the Facebook report on the incident. It is noted that the attackers stole data […]
Amazon’s digital advertising business (AMZN) has received a new high estimate of growth in 2020 from experts from the global research company eMarketer. Amazon shares, which have not changed much since the beginning of 2021, rose at the beginning of trading on Wednesday. EMarketer analysts gave investors another confirmation of the strong growth of the […]
Saudi Arabian State Oil Company Saudi Arabian Oil Co. (Saudi Aramco) is negotiating the sale of up to 49% of its pipeline assets to a consortium of American, Chinese and local investors, writes The Wall Street Journal, citing informed sources. According to sources, the amount of the transaction could range from $ 10 billion to […]
TUI will receive another 1.2 billion euros in state aid in connection with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, the press service of the travel concern said. “The € 1.2 billion stabilization package strengthens the group’s position, providing sufficient liquidity in an unstable market environment. This applies to both the tourist season of the winter […]Next
The Swiss construction company Bruenig Mega Safe AG offered the rich to save their money in a storage carved into alpine rocks. It is reported that the company plans to use space in the mountains equivalent to ten football fields to create a storage. The warehouses will have a volume of 100 cubic meters and […]Next
Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova has reconciled three suspicions with former officials of PrivatBank, the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office reports. Thus, the notification on the change of the previously reported suspicion to the former chairman of the bank’s board, the former deputy chairman of the board and the former head of the interbank […]Next
The American company SpaceX will launch the first Starship spacecraft into Earth orbit, most likely in 2021. It said its founder Elon Musk, speaking at a video conference on the problem of human flight to Mars, according to TASS on Tuesday, September 1. Mask was asked when the first test flight of Starship into orbit […]Next
German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG on Monday took the third package of measures restructuring of business because of poor dynamic aviation market recovery, according to a press release. “Forecasts for international flights have deteriorated significantly in recent weeks. With the end of the summer holiday season, the number of passengers and bookings is declining again […]Next
An art lecturer who had a 25-year relationship and a son with a teenage student said he was not sure he loved her any more than his dog and dismissed her as a mere lodger. Kim Woodward was a talented 19-year-old design student when she fell for artist Rupert Ashmore, a Jaguar-driving 36-year-old lecturer at […]Next
Within 10 months of last year, Ukraine had supplied toy glass products (90.6%) in 25 countries, including most EU countries, amounting to $ 4,5mln. It is reported on the Facebook page of Natalia Mykolska – Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine. On the EU market it has sold 62.3% of Christmas decorations. […]Next
Two scientists from Lviv won the competition of projects of the National Research Fund of Ukraine. They will be provided with funds for developing a vaccine against the corona virus COVID-19, as well as to create a new generation of antibiotics. This was announced on Wednesday, September 9, by the head of the Lviv Regional […]Next
Inflation in Ukraine in 2017 has an upward trend. Experts predict the order of 8%. With regard to the dollar – the assumption is not very comforting. All these things and more were discussed at the general meeting of the EBA Ukraine’s Business Climate-Global Outlook, which took place on January 26, 2017. In 2017 on […]Next
Ford official dealer representatives in Ukraine informed that Avtovinn company had developed in Vinnytsia a new Ford affiliate dealer centre. The Vinnytsia dealer centre is the third Ford centre in Ukraine . The two others have been located in Dnepr and Kyiv. It provides the full services from selling to Ford cars maintenance. The new […]Next
If there is a sector in which Ukraine is objectively comparable to the leaders of the world rankings, it is agriculture. According to the «Food» and «Agriculture Organization», Ukraine ranks third in the world by percentage of cropland against the total county’s area. And according to the «National Master»(global statistics portal), Ukraine occupies the 4th […]Next
On Wednesday, Boeing announced the financial results of the 2nd quarter, which ended on June 30. Boeing Management noted that the company makes “tough, but necessary steps to adapt for a new realities of market.” Aviation giant is experiencing perhaps the most difficult times in its history, faced with a double crisis. On the one […]Next
ComboApp Company, which is engaged in the marketing and PR of mobile applications, recently completely closed the Kiev office. It was closed by consulting direction ComboApp, according to the editorial board, about 40 people worked in Kiev. In Odessa continues the GoWide direction. ComboApp’s founder Vadim Chernega confirmed the company’s downsizing, adding that this decision […]Next
Shares of Nikola fell to 36.45% over the last week. Energy giant BP’s announcement on Wednesday that it is abandoning a potential partnership with Nikola, which exacerbated a number of problems faced by the startup in the recent days. Nikola planned to organize the production of its cars in partnership with other large manufacturers and […]Next
Monte Paschi Italian bank turned up under the threat of nationalization. It was reported by international business publication Bloomberg, referring to its own sources. According to official information, currently a European financial institution needs an additional capitalization for the amount of 5 billion euros. However, currently it is impossible to realize such a task, due […]Next
The National Bank did not go out this week with interventions on the interbank market, according to the press service of the regulator on Friday, November 27. The Central Bank has been refusing to buy or sell currency for three weeks in a row. At the same time, since the beginning of the year, the […]Next