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Google: Galaxy Nexus will be back on sale next week

In case you missed the news, this week Apple was granted an injunction and sales ban of Samsung and Google's Galaxy Nexus smartphone. Unless you've been living under a rock lately you'll know that Apple vs Samsung (and others) has been a huge legal discussion as of late. After Google pulled the Nexus from their online store this week they've now confirmed it will be back next week ready to rock.

Apple lawyers take aim at Samsung’s Galaxy S III

Well folks, we have more bad news to present the world of Android today from the fruit company we all know plenty about. In another dubious move by Apple it looks like Samsung's new Galaxy S III could be facing some problems in the coming weeks. Apple has just filed the same preliminary injunction against the Galaxy S III as it did the Nexus in February -- and is hoping to get it banned before launching in the US.

Oracle’s Android patent and copyright claims dismissed

The saga of Oracle vs Google appears to be over. The judge in the long-running trial to determine the validity of Oracle's copyright and patent claims on the Android platform has declared that APIs cannot be copyrighted, effectively clearing Google of all wrongdoing. The honorable Judge William Alsup declared that anyone can write code to carry out functions identical to APIs. The story isn't quite over (Oracle could appeal the decision), but it might as well be.

Samsung trademarks Galaxy Rush, Galaxy Amp, and Helm for future devices

In the usual Samsung fashion we are seeing three new trademark filings this week. This isn't really anything unusual because over the past few months we've seen tons and tons of these filings. Sometimes six at a time for Samsung, all being names for Galaxy devices. Today we have three new ones to add to our list while we wonder if they'll ever hit the shelves.