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A federal judge said Apple had failed to prove Samsung's patent infringement harmed the maker of iPads and iPhones. (Getty Images)

Judge Rules For Samsung In Dispute With Apple

A federal judge refused Apple’s request to permanently ban Samsung from selling older model smartphones and tablets.

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A worker helps prepare the Microsoft stand the day before the CeBIT 2012 technology trade fair officially opens to the public on March 5, 2012 in Hanover, Germany. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

German Court Rules Microsoft Infringed On Motorola Patents

A court in Germany has ruled that Microsoft infringed on two patents held by Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc.


The Facebook homepage appears on a computer screen in Washington on Aug. 30, 2010. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Selling AOL Patents To Facebook For $550 Million

Microsoft, which just bought patents from AOL for $1 billion, is now turning around and selling most of them to Facebook for $550 million.