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US Judge grants Apple an injunction on Samsung Galaxy Nexus

[1]Two days ago, Google quietly dropped [2] the price of their flagship smartphone the Galaxy Nexus to a tiny $349 off-contract. Today, California’s Northern District Court ruled that the device indeed infringes on some of Apple’s patents. Once Apple pays a measly $95 million bond, Samsung will be forced to stop importing and selling the device.

Apple sued for protection based on four of its software patents:

Reuters reporter Dan Levine, also known as @FedcourtJunkie [6], covered the event live on Twitter, and reported that  “Koh’s ruling for Apple is driven by ‘604 patent, which involves unified search functionality”.

[via The Verge [7] and Ars Technica [8]]