Of course Samsung’s not going to settle with Apple now

Samsung has already experienced the worst case scenario in going head-to-head with Apple and has been tagged with a billion-dollar verdict. The company has so little to lose now that it’s not at all surprising Samsung says it has no plans to settle like HTC.

The Apple Roundup: Betting on iPad Mini hardware specs

Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: Hardware specs for a smaller iPad, another brewing Apple-Samsung legal battle, a courtroom loss for Apple in Japan, new iMacs, and some clarification on Apple’s new executive lineup.

3 reasons juries have no place in the patent system

A jury awarded $1.05 billion to Apple after the “tech trial of the century.” The award raises questions about the patent system and innovation — but also about why a jury was allowed to decide it in the first place.

The Apple Roundup: Post-verdict, Samsung wants to keep Apple as partner

Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: Samsung and Apple’s relationship post-verdict, what went on in the jury room, the ‘Apple tax,’ legal inconsistencies in Friday’s outcome, and the future of mobile innovation.

The Apple-Samsung verdict: Wall Street reacts

The impact of Apple’s landmark victory over Samsung in their patent trial on Friday has resulted in Apple shares hitting their highest mark yet. Here’s how some of the largest investors in Apple and Google are looking at the verdict on Monday morning.

Counterintuitive: Did Samsung emerge a winner?

Observers like Robert Scoble and Jeremiah Owyang said Samsung may not be a loser in its patent fight with Apple despite a $1 billion verdict to the contrary, Samsung may have come out ahead even with the court loss.

Samsung’s exposure: It can survive the Apple hit

Samsung can easily absorb the $1 billion judgement if Friday’s jury award holds. With a $4.5 billion profit in the second quarter alone, Samsung has the cash to keep fighting. But will the larger patent issues of the verdit will impact its tremendous smartphone momentum?