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Submitted by -Mezzo- 695d ago | news

Samsung Pays Apple $1 Billion Sending 30 Trucks Full of 5 Cents Coins

PaperBlog - This morning more than 30 trucks filled up with coins of 5 cents arrived at Apple’s headquarters in California. Initially, the security company that protects the facility said it was diverted to 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. (Apple, Culture, Industry, Samsung)

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-Mezzo-  +   695d ago | Well said
Samsung shall have the last laugh. HAHAHAHAHAHA!!!
-Superman-  +   695d ago
Dude, its fake.
Samsung has failed!!!!
iamnsuperman  +   694d ago | Interesting
Funny though. It is interesting to note this action would have been illegal (well I am not sure about america but in the UK it is) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/...
frelyler  +   694d ago | Well said
Actually there is a supreme court case out of Connecticut where a man paid 10k or something like that in pennies. It went to the supreme court and the ruling said it was legal tender and the city had to accept it that way. So in the us it is legal. I paid a speeding ticket with quarters once, it was hilarious and I got the last laugh.
GuyThatPlaysGames  +   694d ago
Even if it was real. Apple will have the last laugh because at the end of the day, they have Samsung's 1billion$. and @frelyler the police department had the last laugh in your case. You had to fork over your money so they don't care how they get it.
bakasora  +   694d ago
actually the employee counting the money do. lol
Baka-akaB  +   694d ago
yeah but you are only screwing him , not the cop that billed you . If anything he's having the last laugh
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cecehan  +   694d ago
至于么
Erudito87  +   694d ago
looool
ZoyosJD  +   694d ago
LOL...more like you'll have the last laugh for submitting this story.

2 bubbles, IDK how many points, and 30 truckloads of agrees.
sonic989  +   694d ago
i agree cooooooool job samsung : PROBLEM ?
and for apple : U MAD ?
SJIND  +   694d ago
I don't know about Samsung, but you do...
whoa! 5000+ degrees???
Now I can say you really a most loved individual in news boiler site....
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-Mezzo-  +   694d ago
Now I can say you really a most loved individual in news boiler site.
LOL. Thanks. :D
Valay  +   695d ago
That's... peculiar.
-Mezzo-  +   695d ago | Interesting
I think i love Samsung a little more now. LOL
AshFungM  +   694d ago | Well said
me too
i love android more than apple
Speed-Racer  +   695d ago | Well said
WIN!
cruxito  +   694d ago | Well said
just last week i was thinking in getting 2 Ipads(one for me n my gfriend) bc of this im gonna go get the Galaxy S3 n Samsung tablet.., iam so thankful i didnt spend my money to Apple ,
SquishyGorilla  +   694d ago
'The tides of change.'
PaPa-Slam  +   695d ago | Well said
Now this is just Childish.
Speed-Racer  +   695d ago | Well said
Coins are a legally acceptable tender. Refusing to take them as a form of payment is actually against the law.
-Mezzo-  +   695d ago | Well said
Ahh, you Apple Loyalists.

You have to see the humor in this, take it as a humorous joke & nothing more than that.
Lord_Sloth  +   695d ago | Well said
So is suing some1 for using a square.
KMCROC54  +   695d ago | Well said
Childish is suing everyone for stupid shit or taking someelse ideas & calling them your own
SJIND  +   694d ago
Agreed...
Childish lawsuits and childish way of paying also....
fatstarr  +   695d ago
now that's salty.

mahahahahaha thats why I buy Samsung products.

should have sent them penny's in my opinion.

but I dont think this is real
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Muffins1223  +   695d ago
Its been confirmed.Apple is trying right now to get the money in another way
RockmanII7  +   695d ago
paperblog or memeburn, going off each sites names I can't tell which one I trust less.
Nice! They have to count it to see if it all there.
Agent_hitman  +   695d ago
Hahahahahaha nice one samsung
LOL_WUT  +   695d ago
I can't believe that a billion dollar company could act so childish this disgusts me. I hope Apple doesn't give into this.
Aussiegamer  +   695d ago | Well said
Its a hoax story. Do some research. And have a laugh.
KMCROC54  +   695d ago | Well said
No different than the billion dollar company suing everyone for shit already in use or invented by someelse.
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GuyThatPlaysGames  +   694d ago
Doesn't matter. When you have massive funds, you can run the market however you want.
KwietStorm  +   694d ago
Your defending of Apple every time an article comes up disgusts me. Don't you know you're just another pawn to Tim Cook?
iSpy  +   694d ago
What could you expect from copying company...
All's fair in love and war.
Xperia_ion  +   695d ago
Love it!!!
thebudgetgamer  +   695d ago
I would hate to be the guy that has to wrap those thing for the bank.
WitWolfy  +   695d ago
LOL funny funny!! Way to go Samsung I love it when they play pranks like these against each other.
KMCROC54  +   695d ago
This would be nice & funny as hell if true.
biddern1  +   694d ago
is this real, or a hoax ?
thebudgetgamer  +   694d ago
It's a goof, they still have the appeals process to go through.
Adolph Fitler  +   694d ago
I'd like to know exactly what it is that Samsung copied from Apple, as you only have to change a product by something like 10 or 15% to call it your own, & I'm sure Samsung know this & have applied all the legally neccessary changes. To me, it seems like U.S. companies getting there nose out of joint that they are getting more competition than they bargained for, so they take this crap to court & use all there legal workarounds to legally rob money back from there Asian rivals.....Immersion done the same thing to Sony with the DS rumble tech at the end of PS2's life, when Sony had sold masses of consoles for 2 gens straight & the U.S. attack on the Japanese giant began.
Fil101  +   694d ago
well said, Americans think they can run the world
Fil101  +   694d ago
well said, Americans think they can run the world i'll never buy an apple product just because of there sheer greed oh and I love my S3
slimpickens  +   694d ago
What does Apple have to do with America as a whole? Good way to generalize!
abzdine  +   694d ago
lots of Apple suckers here. You guys need to learn the humor cause i'm sure you have nothing to lose with this you are just sad and angry because Apple the "cool" company that screws everyone got pranked.

I am not fan of any of these but i have to admit i had a good laugh with this.
kingPoS  +   694d ago
Samsung could prank like a boss if they use dimes. Just imagine the apple CEO diving into a vault full of dimes (Scrooge Mc Duck style) lol
thebudgetgamer  +   694d ago | Funny
I love that show when I was a kid and would wish I could do that.
http://media.tumblr.com/tum...
but in realty.
http://25.media.tumblr.com/...
seanpitt23  +   694d ago
Apples a joke this is greed on another level I will never buy a apple product because of this
abzdine  +   694d ago
agreed.
first and last product i bought was ipod nano chrome behind 1GB back in 2005 i think. Sound was shit and way too expensive than a Sony Walkman mp3 that sounds much much better.

iphone is another story. most phones are cheaper and capable of much more. let blind fanboys cherish their beloved brand that has one obsession and it's to screw them very deep.

I hjave Xperia P. Great phone great design 3D pictures camera bravia screen Walkman feature amazing screen.
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GuyThatPlaysGames  +   694d ago
You talk all that trash now. "I'll never buy another Apple product as long as I live". I guarantee you have an iphone or ipad and just wanna try to sound hard. You sound like all the other CoD "haters" when you know damn well you'll be standing in line at midnight release.
Tony-Red-Grave  +   694d ago
there's a difference between MW and apples products.... they might both be gimmicks but the pads are over priced gimmicks
abzdine  +   694d ago
i've other things to do in my life than go wait a whole night for something completly useless.

I can assure you i dont have any apple product and trust me i'm very happy without and i'm laughing at those slaves (like you maybe) who probably have an apple logo tatooded on the forehead.

and i'll add to your knowledge (as limited as it could be) that i never played a COD in my life and i'm not planning to do it anytime soon :)

if you dont trust me and you have a PS3 go check my trophies :)

I'm not the type of person who just follows the crowd, i actually enjoy walking against it tbh.

... and i never said i will never buy Apple products, it could happen one day but they have to be cheap and they MUST propose better than other already do.
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seanpitt23  +   694d ago
Yes i will never buy a apple product i am 27 years old never bought an apple product up to now and now i will never in regards to apple phone no i have a sony experia s This company is the most valuable company ever to exist and they can do that to samsung
Crazay  +   694d ago
Uhhhmmm...No.

No iPhones at our house, no Apple TV, no IPad...No Apple product. Not now not ever. That's a promise.
Shadow Flare  +   693d ago
The 3 people above have never owned an apple product in their life yet are adamant apple products are inferior.

You're opinions are invalid if you've never owned one. Yet more android fanboys hating on things that theyve never even owned

...because hey, it's cool to hate on apple
Never buy another Apple product? Because of a lawsuit? Really?
Don't stop buying Apple products just because they sued Samsung. Stop buying Apple products because half their price is the logo on the back.
Shadow Flare  +   694d ago
You will never buy an apple product again because samsung were found guilty of copying apple's products.

makes perfect sense

Samsung commited a crime. I hate apple!
DeeZee  +   694d ago
That would be tick me off if I was Tim Cook lol
CYBERHATER  +   694d ago
#@%$!!! Yeah!!! Someone please tell me how the Samsung Epic 4G that actually slides open with a full keyboard copies the I phone?
Atavist  +   694d ago
I'm sure Apple has an app to check it's all there.
Captain Tuttle  +   694d ago
Almost 3000 degrees? I think that's the hottest story I've ever seen on a Newsboiler site.

Edit: Over 3000 now
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coolbeans  +   694d ago | Funny
And only 9 hours in.
*rubs hands*

Over 9000 here we come! :D
Satish13  +   694d ago
I can't believe the number of people that think this is real, like seriously guys, you don't even need to look it up to realize its a hoax.
Crazay  +   694d ago
Holy sweet merciful baby Jeebus....3000 degrees? Is that a fake ranking or is that totally legit?

On another note that would be seriously funny if they could/would do that.
Captain Tuttle  +   694d ago
3740 right now. I wonder if they messed with the algorithm or something.
Crazay  +   694d ago
well...TBTB would know.
java0722  +   694d ago
I wouldn't put it past them to do that.
gaffyh  +   694d ago
LOL, just gained a hell of a lot more respect for Samsung now.
koehler83  +   694d ago
Not true, but I wish it were.
HiddenMission  +   694d ago
Thats friggin amazing Samsung youve got jokes :P
jasonmai123  +   694d ago
笑抽了,过来围观的。。。
lordgreeg  +   694d ago
I've seen fake books that looked more real than this story.
MANOJBALU  +   694d ago
nooo...its hoaxxxx..
just check tis..
http://memeburn.com/2012/08...
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