Apple wins Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 ban in Europe, loses appeal for Tab 10.1N

Apple won a split-decision in a German court against Samsung’s Galaxy tablets. The Dusseldorf Higher Regional Court banned Samsung’s smaller Galaxy Tab 7.7 in all EU countries, but the iPad maker lost an appeal to block sales of the Korean company’s larger Galaxy Tab 10.1N. The ruling in favor of  Samsung confirmed “that the Galaxy 10.1N does not infringe” upon Apple patents, the rival firm announced.

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Samsung updates 7-inch Galaxy Tab with dual-core processor and Honeycomb

Samsung has updated its 7-inch Galaxy Tab with better specs like a dual-core processor and Honeycomb Android OS, the company said today. It’s calling the upgraded device the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus. The Galaxy Tab, first released at the end of 2010, was the first Android tablet Samsung brought to market in the U.S.

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Samsung asks ITC for an import ban on Apple products

The soap-opera-like legal battle between Samsung and Apple has taken another twist. Samsung has filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission that seeks to ban the import of Apple products into the United States, according to FOSS Patents.

Martha Stewart loves her iPad and Galaxy Tab

Yes, that Martha Stewart. In a conversation with Wired Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson at the magazine’s business conference today, Stewart declared her love for the iPad and Samsung’s Galaxy Tab — both for consuming media, and for helping to carry on her brand.

Samsung files patent countersuits against Apple

Samsung Electronics has filed patent countersuits against Apple in South Korea, Japan and Germany, responding to last week’s lawsuit from Apple about how Samsung’s smartphones and tablets copied Apple’s products.

Samsung on Apple’s patent suit: lies damn lies

Samsung, the latest company to enter into a legal slap fight with Apple over patent and trademark violations, fired back with a promise of counter-action against its rival’s recent accusations.

Analyst: Motorola Xoom and Atrix are duds

Motorola’s tablet computer, the Xoom, and the Atrix smartphone it designed to replace a notebook computer are duds that can’t compete for market share, according to Pacific Crest analyst James Faucette.