Apple Sues Samsung

    Models display the new Galaxy Nexus smartphone during a news conference in Hong Kong Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011. South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd on Wednesday unveiled its Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first to use the latest version of Google's Android operating system. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

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    Apple has filed for a preliminary injunction against the sale of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone, claiming that the device violates the company’s patent claims. As part of a federal lawsuit, Apple claims that the Google-powered Android 4.0 phone violates its “data-tapping patent,” its “unified-search patent,” a “slide-to-unlock patent,” and a “word-completion patent” that types in the rest of a text entry. If Apple is successful, the injunction would prevent the Galaxy Nexus from being sold in the U.S., dealing a serious blow to Samsung and Google.

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