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US judge keeps Samsung Galaxy Tab ban in place

In the patent war between two of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world, Samsung and Apple, Apple won another victory yesterday as US judge Lucy Koh kept in place a ban on sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet.

What’s more: last Friday, Judge Koh placed a ban on sales of one of Samsung’s phones, the Galaxy Nexus.

Google’s Motorola Mobility acquisition: what folks are saying

Yesterday, Google agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn. If regulators approve the deal, it will represent its largest acquisition ever.

It’s a bold move by Google co-founder and now-CEO Larry Page, and one which could literally make or break Android.

Not surprisingly, the acquisition has sparked significant discussion and debate. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting things observers are saying. The consensus? Google either made the best move of its life, or the worst.