Samsung Pays Apple $1 Billion Sending 30 Trucks Full of 5 Cents Coins

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The scuffle between Apple and Samsung continues. This morning more than 30 trucks filled with 5-cent coins arrived at Apple’s headquarters in California. Initially, the security company that protects the facility said the trucks were in the wrong place, but minutes later, Tim Cook (Apple CEO) received a call from Samsung CEO explaining that they will pay $1 billion dollars for the fine recently ruled against the South Korean company in this way.

The funny part is that the signed document does not specify a single payment method, so Samsung is entitled to send the creators of the iPhone their billion dollars in the way they deem best.

This dirty but genius geek troll play is a new headache to Apple executives as they will need to put in long hours counting all that money, to check if it is all there and to try to deposit it crossing fingers to hope a bank will accept all the coins.

Lee Kun-hee, Chairman of Samsung Electronics, told the media that his company is not going to be intimidated by a group of “geeks with style” and that if they want to play dirty, they also know how to do it.

You can use your coins to buy refreshments at the little machine for life or melt the coins to make computers, that’s not my problem, I already paid them and fulfilled the law.

A total of 20 billion coins, delivery hope to finish this week.

Let’s see how Apple will respond to this.



This news is fake and just for laughs and you can see the real news here.


  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1211414621 James Moseley

    That would be 20 billion nickels. A nickel weighs 5 grams. The total weight of the nickels would be 110,000 tons. An 18 wheeler can hold 25 tons legally, but absolute max is 40 tons. That means you would need almost 3,000 18 wheelers to carry one billion dollars worth of nickels. Can’t bash you for gaining my interest though.

    • http://www.gearaffiti.com Bilal Shaheen

      To pay 1 billion dollars in 5 cents, Samsung have to count them too. So its just for laughs, nothing serious :) [http://goo.gl/5sQMk]

    • http://www.facebook.com/sdphoto35 Steven Davis

      And even if they scrapped together the trucks to deliver the nickels only about 10 billion coins are made each year and that is debatable and not all nickles. So just acquiring even 10 million coins of any denomination would be hard to do let alone a billion. Which I think would be funny as hell seeing how there would be a nickle shortage across the USA.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/PZ2QXT2KLKQ264WEPHPZLRHGZQ IamPhacked

    damn I would have send apple ” bunch of pennies”

    • http://www.facebook.com/bilal.shaheen.3 Bilal Shaheen

      If you ask me, I would have done the same. Apple deserves it :D

  • http://twitter.com/pvused Pacific Vacuum

    you are all idiots
    http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/samsung.asp

    Like Samsung isn’t going to APPEAL the decision. Do you always take things for face value on the internet? Anyways, to the four posters above, let this serve as a lesson.

    • http://www.facebook.com/bilal.shaheen.3 Bilal Shaheen

      I think you counted the number of commentators on this post and started bashing about. I said it in the comments that it is “JUST FOR LAUGHS”. you can see the related post here http://goo.gl/syfTL

      Thanks for your comment

      • http://twitter.com/pvused Pacific Vacuum

        ya I like how you added it in AFTER you were called on it. One day AFTER I posted. Anyways. Glad you updated it.

  • Rodderick Ksenin

    Another note about this. While this kind of thing does happen from time to time, (It’s usually university students protesting tuition hikes by paying the increase in change.) no company is actually required to accept coins as payment, or anything else that could be considered “nuisance” payment. If they did try to pull a stunt like this, the courts would probably just require a wire transfer payment anyway, assuming that isn’t already in the decision somewhere.

    Secondly, don’t forget that current production of US nickels in 2011 (a typical year) was only 840 million. At the current rate of production, this stunt would require every single nickel minted in the United States for nearly 24 years.

    • http://www.gearaffiti.com Bilal Shaheen

      Thanks Roderick for the info and your comment. But this is fake and you can see the real news here http://goo.gl/syfTL.
      I think Samsung trolled Apple :D

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Tanmi-Gold/100000529241328 Tanmi Gold
  • wavestrake

    Fact check time. I seriously doubt there’s any truth to this article.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1072148331 Tim Ervin

    I thought they were going to pay in douchebag offset credits.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/IQE2HHJJSVPQZCA4UWETHD7SHQ Pretzel

    Why does your picture show pennies?

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