Samsung slapped with monster $2.8 billion lawsuit for allegedly stealing biometric tech

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The big names in any industry always have bullseyes on their backs, and the consumers electronics industry is obviously no different. Companies are constantly slapping each other with lawsuits, and the epic Apple vs. Samsung battle that dragged out over several years managed to make us all numb for a while. Lately, however, it seems like huge lawsuits are becoming more and more common again. Just yesterday we shared news of a whopping half-billion dollar judgement against Apple, which was found guilty of infringing multiple patents owned by a notorious patent troll. Those patents had previously been deemed invalid by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (USPTO), however, so it remains to be seen whether Apple will actually have to pay out any penalty.

If you thought half a billion dollars was a big sum, just wait until you see what Samsung is facing as the result of a recently filed lawsuit. According PACid Technologies, Samsung owes the company $2.8 billion.

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