Tim Cook Was Against Apple Suing Samsung

Posted February 10, 2013 at 9:57pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 15798 views

Tim Cook was against suing Samsung over its copying of Apple devices, according to a Reuters report published today. In spite of his objections, then CEO Steve Jobs was extremely upset with Samsung and initiated a "thermo-nuclear" legal war against the company.

Tim Cook, Jobs' successor as Apple chief executive, was opposed to suing Samsung in the first place, according to people with knowledge of the matter, largely because of that company's critical role as a supplier of components for the iPhone and the iPad. Apple bought some $8 billion worth of parts from Samsung last year, analysts estimate.

This news is unsurprising as Cook himself has said, "I've always hated litigation, and I continue to hate it."

Apple "wants people to invent their own stuff" and "if we could get to some kind of arrangement where we could be assured that that's the case, I highly prefer to settle versus battle."

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iTeck - March 4, 2013 at 9:44pm
T Cook is worst CEO, better step down before get fire
Tharaka - February 12, 2013 at 4:56am
Good move.... better for all the people...
Blackapino - February 11, 2013 at 10:39am
lol!!! @All these Apple haters. Yall have NOTHING better ta do but hate on a GREAT Product, & The fact that ya gotta inject the stock price just goes to show you DON'T know Crap about the stock market..lol. It's All Preference, i've owned All previous OS's BEFORE Apple came out, RIM,Symbian,Palm OS, & it's Funny how people thought RIM sucked YET...they DOMINATED the business World for Soo Long & then when iOS came out,,,it took that torch from them & now businesses favor Apple, now don't hate because it's not android they are looking to. If Android actually FIXED itself then MAYBE it would be a more Adopted System like iOS. BUT..yall keep on hating...lol...keep on keeping.
Chris - February 11, 2013 at 7:45am
Harry - February 11, 2013 at 10:14am
Yes u r right.... Apple for ever
Tim Crook - February 11, 2013 at 3:54am
Tim Crook and others at Apple are busy having orgies with wife, sister & daughters of apple fanboys and those isheep will keeping buying them... Iphone 5S, 6, 6S....but a few fanboys can't stop this sinking ship...just look at the stock price...too bad for apple fanboys....
SamSuck CEO - February 11, 2013 at 4:22am
Hey Mr. Crook - Stop hating and go back to you 99 dollar phone. lets hope you don't break the glass and have to pay 300 dollars to fix it.. Guess who is the real crook moron?
U r stupid - February 11, 2013 at 4:50am
So is iPhone glass brakes even faster then Samsung galaxy s3 ( own both phones ) and apple charge as much as 150 to 200 to fix it. List Samsung phone can be fix around 100
Felix Lacien - February 11, 2013 at 6:02am
glass on samsung phones is unbreakable that what also samsung means in korean - unbreakable
RobertSquire - February 11, 2013 at 7:05am
no no its more like three shits and thats what I heard from a person with Ph.D, who used to work there lol
Harry - February 11, 2013 at 10:15am
I hate samsung suck @ that samsung guys
Blackapino - February 11, 2013 at 10:33am
It didn't cost me a thing to get my iPhone replaced after i dropped it. So....idk what YOUR talking bout.
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