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Technology: Apple and Google now appear to be following Samsung's designs

Samsung has long had a reputation for copying Apple's designs for its smartphones. Apple even took Samsung to court in an epic, multiyear legal battle over designs and alleged patent violations.

But now something unusual is happening in the smartphone world: Apple and Google are copying Samsung.

Back in 2015, Samsung brought out the Galaxy S6, a premium handset, and alongside it, the S6 Edge — a sister device that featured a curved screen along the edges.