Apple vs. Samsung, side by side in Japan.
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Apple Inc. iPhones, left, and Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy smartphones are displayed at an electronics store in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. Apple Inc. lost a patent lawsuit in Japan as a Tokyo judge ruled that Samsung Electronics Co. smartphones and a tablet computer didn't infringe on an Apple invention for synchronizing music and video data with servers. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg