Reports: Last Minute Apple Samsung Settlement Talks Fail

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http://www.thevarguy.com – With jury deliberations in the Apple-Samsung patent infringement case set to begin this week, word surfaced that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Kwon Oh Hyun again tried settle their smartphone intellectual property dispute, according to news reports. But the weekend conversation went nowhere, and, barring something unusual, the outcome likely will rest with the jury starting this week. After three-plus weeks of testimony, some surprises and a ton of lawyering, the two combatants are set to deliver their closing arguments Aug. 21. But, in true last-minute drama, as the nine- (IT news)