People wait in line to get inside for the Apple and Samsung trial during a lunch break at a federal courthouse in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. After three weeks of listening to technology experts, patent professionals and company executives debate the complicated legal claims of Apple Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co., a jury of nine men and women are set to decide one of the biggest technology disputes in history. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
(AP) — The multibillion dollar struggle over control of the U.S. smartphone market is now in the hands of nine Silicon Valley residents
The jurors who presided over the epic three-week patent trial between Apple Corp. and Samsung Electronics Co. began deliberating Wednesday.
Apple is demanding Samsung pay it $2.5 billion for allegedly stealing the design technology of the iPad and iPhone to create illegal knockoffs. Samsung counters that Apple stole its technology and is demanding $399 million.
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