The Next Battle in Apple and Samsung's Patent War


Before the dust has even settled on the last battle between Apple and Samsung, there's a clear indication where the next dispute will likely arise. Last week, Apple was granted a patent on certain uses of near field communication that would allow Apple devices to sync by simply tapping two enabled devices together. If that functionality sounds familiar, that's because Samsung devices already have it, built on Google's Android Beam technology.

In the video below, contributor Doug Ehrman discusses the likelihood of more patent litigation between the two companies and some of the specifics of the next patent in question.

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