The world's No. 1 maker of Android devices is feeling the heat on two fronts
Samsung suffered a pair of setbacks last week, although whether they are substantive or superficial remains to be seen. One called into question its impressive sales figures, the other its legal right to sell devices that bear such a striking resemblance to Apple's (AAPL) iPhones and iPads.
Samsung may yet prevail -- or reach a settlement -- in its court battles with Apple. And it may yet release credible sales figures that distinguish between shipments to distributors and sales to customers. Until then, its PR representatives are in a tough spot. Below: Mueller's translation of a video interview AndroidPit's Fabien Roehlinger conducted with the press spokeswoman of Samsung's German subsidiary.
One of the disadvantages of reading American newspapers is that you don't get Charlie Brooker delivered to your doorstep.
Brooker is a British comedian and, as everyone who reads The Guardian knows, the author of the Screen Burn column that appears in G2 every Monday. He's also Britain's funniest and most enthusiastic Apple (AAPL) basher -- an honorific he secured with a Feb. 5, 2007 column that included this classic paragraph:
"I MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Sep 28, 2009 1:32 PM ET
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