This week’s landmark decision against Korean conglomerate Samsung (SSNLF, quote) in its patent litigation suit with Apple (AAPL, quote) has resulted in a number of articles debating over what the San Jose court’s decision means for the smartphone landscape. However, this also provides observers an opportunity to examine the nature of the chaebol-dominated Korean economy (EWY, quote) and what potential pitfalls may impede the country’s progress going forward.
Thursday’s best web covers jumpstarting the Brazilian economy, new ETFs, foreign investment in Bulgaria, Samsung releasing the new Galaxy Note 10.1 in Korea and surprising growth in Malaysia.
Markets fell today despite one of the biggest IPOs in recent history. With Facebook making its debut, news from global equities was somewhat overshadowed.