They'll probably go after Microsoft next. Particularly if the Surface tablet or Windows Phone starts to gain significant market share.
Seems like it's not really a loss for Samsung at the moment, if the verdict is likely to be appealed.
This is not the end. This verdict doesn't even matter in the long run. This was just another clash.
This case was going to be appealed, no matter who won, the second it started. This is just one more encounter on the case's way to the Supreme Court. Samsung has lost this skirmish, but not the war.
Microsoft actually has a license fom Apple
Looks like Apple and Microsoft are not going to end up duking it out over the look and feel of Microsoft’s Surface tablet – which looks quite similar to Apple’s iPad – thanks to a cross-licensing deal between the two companies.