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Apple vs Samsung opens doors for Microsoft

Monday 27 August 2012 | 14:37 CET | Author: Maarten van Vliet | Market Commentary
The late Apple CEO Steve Jobs would surely have been pleased with the American court ruling that Samsung infringed Apple's patents. However, there may be someone even happier: Steve Ballmer, the CEO of Microsoft.

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