Samsung pays Apple $1 Billion sending 30 trucks full of 5 cent coins

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    http://news-hound.net/samsung-pays-apple-1-billion-sending-30-trucks-full-of-5-cent-coins/
    Epic Trolling from Samsung

    This morning more than 30 trucks filled with 5-cent coins arrived at Apple’s headquarters in California. Initially, the security company that protects the facility said the trucks were in the wrong place, but minutes later, Tim Cook (Apple CEO) received a call from Samsung CEO explaining that they will pay $1 billion dollars for the fine recently ruled against the South Korean company in this way.



    The funny part is that the signed document does not specify a single payment method, so Samsung is entitled to send the creators of the iPhone their billion dollars in the way they deem best.

    This dirty but genius geek troll play is a new headache to Apple executives as they will need to put in long hours counting all that money, to check if it is all there and to try to deposit it crossing fingers to hope a bank will accept all the coins.

    Lee Kun-hee, Chairman of Samsung Electronics, told the media that his company is not going to be intimidated by a group of “geeks with style” and that if they want to play dirty, they also know how to do it.

    You can use your coins to buy refreshments at the little machine for life or melt the coins to make computers, that’s not my problem, I already paid them and fulfilled the law.

    A total of 20 billion coins, delivery hope to finish this week.

    Let’s see how Apple will respond to this.


    this is just awesome...:grin:
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    I doubt the executives will county any money. They'll probably have illegals do it. Do Apple advertise a lot? It seem they, like Big Pharma, get a free ride from the media. I'm guessing they donate a lot to Dems.
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    Samsung is foreign and Apple is domestic. So, I'm for Apple in this argument no matter what. Apple is also trying to get out of China which also good news.
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    Fake.

    http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/samsung.asp

    For one thing, 20 billion nickels would be essentially every nickel in circulation. Also to carry that many nickels would take somewhere in the range of 2,700 semis, not 30 (with 30 trucks they would have to carry somewhere in the range of 7.6 million pounds of nickels each, and no truck can do that obviously).
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    Debbie Downer.
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    Reminds me of a girl in college that lost a bet to me. She paid off with a jar full of coins packed in thick syrup.
    Adios senorita.
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    My cousin paid a vendor $1000 or so in loose pennies in burlap sacks that he soaked in coca cola. Vendor threatened to sue him for an invoice he had already paid so instead of fight it, he paid it this way.
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    Apple is not very domestic. Their products are built in China on the cheap and their profit stays overseas because they don't want to pay taxes. They also don't pay dividends.
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    With the possible exception of paying dividends, you pretty much just described every technology company in existence. Also, Apple's new Mac Pro is going to be built in Texas.

    [​IMG]
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    samsung is still one of apple's largest suppliers of computer chips, although apple has signed a deal with a new supplier.
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    Apple also paid a dividend this year in May.
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    This is an inconvenient fact... Apple haters :grin:
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    And I'll bet they were stealing intellectual properties too. But, that's just my unfounded hunch.
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    Two words why Apple products are more secure. North Korea.
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    Apple products are not generally "more secure." BSD is as prone to admin/root/sudo attacks through Java/Javascript/Flash/etc as is Windows. The reason remains very simple: there are more potential targets for malware developers.
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    I am talking tanks, North Korean tanks.

    It is like the joke about Yugo's when we started bombing them in Clinton's term.

    The joke went..."If you thought it was hard to get a Yugo part before..."

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