Apple, Samsung Fight Over Patents

    Models display the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone during a news conference in Hong Kong Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011. South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd on Wednesday unveiled its Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first to use the latest version of Google's Android operating system. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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    A court has mandated that Apple and Samsung work out their patent issues in mediation—yep, time to sit down for a heart-to-heart, fellas. Apple claims that Samsung has "slavishly" copied its iPhone and iPad products. Samsung denies the charge and has countersued for patent infringement. Samsung, a multinational company headquartered in Korea, makes computer chips, smartphones, and televisions, including some components for Apple products. Apple's Tim Cook and Samsung's Choi Gee-sung will meet for a two-day mediation.

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