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Submission + - Benchmark Results Released for Purported Google/Asus Tablet (

benfrog writes: "Benchmarks results have been released for what is purported to be the new Google/Asus tablet (best of luck getting the page to load). The tablet is rumored to be released in early June or thereabouts, with what (according to the benchmark page) would be a quad-core Tegra 3 and Nvidia's ULP GeForce GPU."

Submission + - Microsoft Wins Yet Another Mobile Patent Case (

benfrog writes: "Microsoft has won a legal battle in Germany over Google/Motorola (right after Google spent $12.5 billion to acquire Motorola and its patents) that would allow Microsoft to enforce a ban on Android products in Germany. According to Cnet, this "could signal an end to at least one long-running dispute between Microsoft and Android players" forcing Google to negotiate a settlement with Microsoft as HTC and Samsung already have."

Submission + - Lindholm Testifies that Java Memo was Misinterpreted (

benfrog writes: "Ex-Sun and current Google employee Tim Lindholm testified that it was "not what he meant" when asked about the smoking gun email (included here that essentially said that Google needed to get a license for Java because all the alternatives "suck[ed]". He went on in "brief but tense testimony" to claim that his day-to-day involvement with Android was limited."

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