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Samsung infringed key portion of Apple patent, judge says, Reuters reports

An International Trade Commission said in a preliminary decision that Samsung (SSNLF) infringed a key part of an Apple (AAPL) patent by including a text-selection feature in its smartphones and tablets, Reuters reports. The judge said Samsung did not infringe parts of another Apple patent that allows a device to detect if a microphone or other device is plugged into its microphone jack. A final decision from the ITC is expected in August.