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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Highlights: Accusation of Samsung, iPhone Customers, Preorder Numbers & More

Editor’s Note:  Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

Apple accuses Samsung of trying to include ‘prior art’ evidence in upcoming damages trial (Tuaw)
In August of 2012, a jury awarded Apple Inc. US$1.05 billion in damages after finding that Samsung smartphones infringed upon a number of Apple patents. Since then, the total award amount has been in flux. In July of this year, Judge Lucy Koh lowered the damages award by $450 million on account of jury error. Furthermore, a trial is scheduled for November in order to determine how much of the remaining $600 million balance should be awarded to Apple.

Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

Apple opens Tokyo store early for lined-up iPhone customers stuck in typhoon (JDP)
Ever since the official announcement of the new iPhones last week, some customers have already lined up in front of the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) store in Tokyo’s Ginza district, wanting to be one of the first few to own the new models. But today’s sudden typhoon brought hard rain and strong winds and so you would think they would leave their post to keep dry and stay safe right?

iPhone 5C: why the naysayers are wrong to say Apple is in trouble (The Guardian)
Remember netbooks? When Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was too greedy and stupid to make a truly low-cost Macintosh? Here we go again: Apple refuses to make a genuinely affordable iPhone. There will be consequences – similar to what happened when the Mac refused to join netbooks circling the drain. My first moments with the iPad back in April 2010 were mistaken attempts to use it as a Mac. Last year, it took a long overdue upgrade to my eyeglasses before I warmed to the nimbler iPad mini, never to go back to its older sibling.

Apple stays mum on iPhone 5C preorder numbers (CNEt)
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) launching two new iPhones at once is not the only unusual thing about this year. For the first time since the 2009 introduction of the iPhone 3GS, Apple appears to be keeping quiet on just how many devices it presold in the first 24 hours. In the past, the company has published the first-day figures in an early-morning press release on the Monday following the Friday start of sales.

How Apple’s A7 64-bit chip gives iOS plenty of headroom for the future (ZDNet)
Much has been made ofApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s A7 processor’s 64-bit support, and if it’s built around ARM’s latest architecture as that seems to imply, then there’s a lot there’s a lot more to the next generation Apple processor than we’re seeing. Because when you drill down into the silicon, ARM’s v8 architecture does a lot more than just increasing the addressable memory.

Unlocked yellow iPhone 5C first to sell out (

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