Apple Verdict Could Boost Microsoft, RIM Smartphones

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Apple's competitors have plenty of reason to worry in the wake of its victory against foe Samsung in court. By granting Apple such a strong victory with respect to its design and intellectual property complaints, Apple is now in a position of power.

But the verdict doesn't necessarily spell doom for everyone. Microsoft's Windows Phone platform, and Research In Motion's BlackBerry 10 platform, in particular, might just see some benefit from the verdict. Here's why.

Read the whole story at Information Week