Here are the top tech stories you might have missed this weekend, obviously, most stories focus around the Apple v Samsung trial.
- Here is an intensive editorial look at Apple v Samsung trial from the editors of Engadget. More here.
- One web developer believes that Samsung’s loss might be a $1B advertising campaign – According to this post on Phandroid, one developer believes that how the jury so closely linked Apple and Samsung products will be an endorsement in the eyes of the consumer. Because the jury thought the products were so similar, other consumers might – and just look at Samsung as the bargain version. More here.
- The Apple Mini iPad event might be in October – it appears that Apple might be planning two events this fall, one for the iPhone 5, and another for the iPad Mini. This would be great for both Apple’s bottom line and their coffers. Also, the later they release the iPad Mini, the more developer support they can wrangle up. Via TechCrunch, more here.
- Google responds to the lawsuit – Google’s response to the Apple/Samsung verdict was that most rulings did not apply to “core Android” capabilities. However, the ruling regarding pinch-to-zoom and more could be dangerous. Via The Verge, more here.
- Student and Developer, Nadim Kobeissi, has found a new privacy complaint for Windows 8 – however, this article over at Ars Technica believes that he has missed the point entirely. More here.
- Lyft is growing, and growing well – the SF based ride-sharing program is a start-up that partners people going places with those without vehicles. Using a mobile app, users can hitch rides and “tip” their drivers. Via TechCrunch, more here.
- iPad Mini Release Confirmed? (intomobile.com)
- Samsung says Apple verdict a loss to consumer, will challenge (wtvr.com)
- August’s TechTitans (or Apple is worth $620B) (ctovision.com)