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Submission + - Smartphone companies are now entering a phase of Mutually Assured Destruction (shkspr.mobi)

Tryfen writes: As patent trials rage across the globe, it has become clear that smartphone companies are engaged in Mutually Assured Destruction. What's the endgame here? Do they all capitulate and cross-licence their patents? Are they forced to buy patents and pass the costs onto customers? Will companies withdraw — voluntarily or otherwise — from the smartphone space?
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Smartphone companies are now entering a phase of Mutually Assured Destruction

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