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.
During trading on Monday, October 11, the price of a barrel of Brent oil rose by 2% to $ 84.01. She reached this mark for the first time since October 2018. US WTI oil rose by $ 1.62 to $ 81.3 – the highest price since 2014, according to Reuters. It is noted that Brent […]
The agreement on a single corporate tax rate of at least 15 percent was signed by 136 states, which account for more than 90 percent of world GDP. The agreement is aimed at combating tax evasion by international corporations. The initiative was also signed by countries that were initially opposed to tax reform, such as […]
The savings of Ukrainian citizens outside the banking system are estimated at $ 30-35 billion. This estimate was given by the chairman of the National Bank Kyrylo Shevchenko during the Kyiv Economic Forum. There are different estimates of the “gray” economy. We in the National Bank believe that this is up to 30% of GDP. […]
During the week, the National Bank of Ukraine bought $ 228 million on the interbank foreign exchange market. At the same time, the central bank did not sell currency on the interbank market. So the NBU continued to buy currency on the interbank market, the bank increased it compared to last week ($ 15 million) […]
The new Tesla factory in Berlin may release the first electric cars next month. CEO Elon Musk stated this. Speaking at the plant, Musk said he hoped to get the green light to begin production in the coming weeks. The last consultation on public concern about the plant ends on October 14, after which the […]
In China, two more developers are unable to repay their debts: Fantasia Holdings has been unable to repay bonds worth $ 205.7 million, and Sinic Holdings is uncertain about the repayment of $ 246 million in bonds, the BBC reports. The day before, trading in Evergrande shares was suspended on the eve of “an announcement […]
Telegram Messenger registered more than 70 million new users against the background of a large-scale failure of the social network Facebook and its services. The founder of the messenger Pavlo Durov announced this in his Telegram-channel. “Telegram’s daily growth rate is an order of magnitude higher than normal, and in one day we have received […]
Ukreximbank’s Chairman of the Board Yevhen Metzger has written a statement resigning during the investigation into the attack on journalists. “The situation around the bank is unacceptable. My overly emotional reaction and unrestrained behavior towards journalists are not justified. I am fully aware of my responsibility,” the statement said. To remove partially the damage to […]
The agricultural enterprise “Danosha” (Kalushskyi district) intends to build a station for the biogas production in the village Tustan Galichskyi district, Ivano-Frankivsk region till 2017. It was said by the CEO Christian Jacobsen to the reporters. The plant capacity is 1 megawatt. It will use the raw materials of organic waste of animals and herbage. The installation […]Next
According to Interfax-Ukraine, Fozzy Commercial and Industrial Group (CIG) in connection with Trash new retail chain storey creation, has registered LLC Silpo-Food at the beginning of August. According to information in the Single state register of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs, PJSC became the founder of PJSC Closed Undiversified Venture Corporate Investment Fund Retail Capital. […]Next
On Monday, PepsiCo announced its second fiscal quarter which ended on June 30. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations but were mixed. On the one hand, sales of food and snacks increased as consumers bought snacks for breakfast and home-made goods. On the other hand, sales of beverages decreased because large sales channels such as […]Next
The state enterprise SETAM sold the most expensive lot of seized property on the electronic platform OpenMarket – the building of the hotel of the Military-St. Nicholas Monastery in Kyiv. The SETAM press service reported this. It is noted that the final price of the lot is 307.3 million hryvnias, which is 65 million hryvnias […]Next
The value of bitcoin for the first time since December 2017 exceeded the mark of $ 18 thousand. The cryptocurrency rate reached $ 18,174. For the first time since December 2017, the bitcoin exchange rate exceeded 18,000. This is evidenced by data from the electronic cryptocurrency exchange Coindesk and the portal CoinMarketCap. So, on the […]Next
The rating agency IBI-Rating and the Ukrainian credit rating agency (UCRA) announced a merger. Both companies have the status of authorized rating agencies of the National Commission on Securities and Stock Market of Ukraine and are engaged in the business on the credit rating according to the National Rating Scale. It is reported by the […]Next
Production and supplies of the American manufacturer of the electric vehicles Tesla grew in the third quarter of 2020 by almost 1.5 times a year, the company said in the release. Therefore, Tesla’s deliveries in the third quarter amounted to 139.3 thousand against 97 thousand in 2019, and the production – 145.036 thousand compared with […]Next
The state bank “Oschadbank” plans to recover in court more than $ 100 million from the largest producer of mineral fertilizers in Ukraine – “Stirol” concern. It is reported by UNIAN with reference to the Unified State Register of court decisions. The question is about $ 100 million debt of the concern, that is the […]Next
It may take Nvidia twice as long to get approval for its deal to buy Britain’s largest technology company, Arm Holdings, which is owned by Japanese financial conglomerate SoftBank Group. After the companies announced a $ 40 billion deal last September, the first hurdle was a class action lawsuit from Google, Qualcomm and Microsoft, which […]Next
December 7, 2015 in Kiev in Radisson Blu Hotel passed a regular consultation meeting Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC). OSAC is an advisory body on security of US citizens and businesses abroad. It operates under the auspices of the US State Department. OSAC activities abroad aimed at cooperation in the security business. The composition of […]Next
In the following days, the Japanese telecommunications holding Softbank intends to sell the large British manufacturer of microprocessors Arm Holdings to one of the world`s leaders in the production of graphics processors, chipsets and software, the American company Nvidia. The deal will be approximately of $ 40 billion. According to the Financial Times, the deal […]Next
The Law of Ukraine “On licensing certain types of economic activity” valid from the 28th of June 2015 states that economic entities may be deprived of licenses if they are controlled by the aggressor country. On the 17th of November 2015 the Commission has deprived a license from “Ukrainian Exchange”, because it is a subsidiary […]Next
The Converse brand has opened a virtual store on a garbage island in the Pacific Ocean, which consists of 80,000 tons of plastic and is larger than the area of France. The offers of this outlet can be found on the store’s website. It is reported that the Renew Labs space was developed by Virtue. […]Next
Federal Court of the United States filed a criminal charge to a large bank Wilmington Trust Corp. Four former heads of Wilmington Trust Corp. – David Gibson, Robert VA Harrah, William North and Kevin Rakowski are accused of fraud. Professor of the Delaware University – Charles Elson said that it would be unusual criminal proceeding […]Next
Elon Mask’s company has applied to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for permission to connect cars, trucks, cargo ships and aircraft to its network of fast-growing Starlink Internet satellites. This is what Verge says. The completed document states that SpaceX is requesting a comprehensive license to operate Starlink terminals on so-called “mobile ground stations, which […]Next
The National Commission for Energy and Utilities has revoked the license of Donetskoblgaz, Ukrinform reports. “To revoke the license of PJSC Donetskoblgaz for the right to conduct economic activity in the distribution of natural, oil and gas (methane) coal deposits, issued in accordance with the resolution of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission of Ukraine,” the […]Next