There has always been this fear that Chinese technology firms will knock-off major Korean businesses like Samsung or LG and now, these concerns seem to be coming closer to realization: Samsung has lost its top spot in cellphone manufacturing, in China, to an upstart Chinese firm Xiaomi – which makes an android-varient OS and gear that looks a whole lot like Apple’s.
Oddly enough, even their founder looks like a Steve Jobs knock-off. Can’t he manage something original!?
Right on the heels of this news, Samsung and Apple have called a truce to their legal pugilism outside of the US. I suspected that something of this sort would happen and, yep, it certainly did.