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Samsung loses appeal to lift Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales ban

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 8:28PM EST

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A judge with the United States District Court for Northern California has rejected Samsung’s appeal to a lift a sales ban of its Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet, Reuters reported. The rulings is the third and latest legal setback to hit the South Korean manufacturer over the past week. “Samsung is disappointed with the court’s decision that denied our motion to stay,” the company said in a statement. “We believe today’s ruling will ultimately reduce the availability of superior technological features to consumers in the United States.” U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh on Friday also banned sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone; the move reportedly enraged Google, which then rushed to its partner’s aid.


Dan joins the BGR team as the Android Editor, covering all things relating to Google’s premiere operating system. His work has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business and Yahoo News, among other publications. When he isn’t testing the latest devices or apps, he can be found enjoying the sights and sounds of New York City.