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You either misunderstand or misrepresent what Apple has patented there. They haven't patented a method to bounce a display. They patented a method to give feedback when a scrolling operation reaches the end in a way that doesn't obstruct the display and is obvious for the user to understand. Samsung is free to bounce whatever they want on their phones and tablets, as long as it isn't for giving feedback to the user that they scrolled to the end of the scroll area.
Likewise, apple is free to not copy google's innovations, namely voice prompts for siri. *chomps on popcorn*
Hmm, so just because Apple are ahead of the competition, you think they shouldn't (attempt) to stop other people copying them...?
Apple compete by researching and designing their own products. They just want others to do the same.
And if you are going to let a companies actions to protect its research and development stop you purchasing a new Macbook Pro (and iPad?), then thats your call. Just don't pretend is for "righteous" reasons.
So will Apple reimburse google after copying android vertical notifications?
Please list with citations what apple has stolen.
If you start with the GUI and the mouse or even mention Xerox you are wrong
Vertical notifications, stolen from Android?
This is what the FTC probe ended with:
"“The company also publicly stated its intention to delete the inadvertently collected payload data as soon as possible. Further, Google has made assurances to the FTC that the company has not used and will not use any of the payload data collected in any Google product or service, now or in the future. This assurance is critical to mitigate the potential harm to consumers from the collection of payload data. Because of these commitments, we are ending our inquiry into this matter at this time."
And if you think this is evil, then will you say the same when Facebook does the same thing? When Microsoft does the same thing? Facebook is going public and you can be sure they will expand into general search, what do you think they'll do with all the information they have on their users? Especially given the low margins of facebook advertising compared to search advertising, it's only a matter of time until Facebook gets into search and leverages their social data. If anything, Google is guilty of pioneering this new way of searching. Users want this. They wanted Google providing search results using Twitter data then Twitter refused to share data with Google, so Google created their own network to give users what they want. I don't see a problem here.