Judge Halts Sale Of Samsung Galaxy In US – U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh has approved Apple’s request for a preliminary injunction in the U.S. against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1. “Although Samsung has a right to compete, it does not have a right to compete unfairly, by flooding the market with infringing products,” Koh wrote on Tuesday. [cnn]
Tony Blair Would Love To Be Prime-Minister – Tony Blair said Wednesday that he would love a chance to return as Britain’s prime minister – but acknowledged a comeback is extremely unlikely. [news24]
Christo Wiese Has Nothing To Hide – South Africa’s third-richest billionaire has come out in defence of his self-made riches – declaring he has nothing to hide. Dr Christo Wiese, 70, the largest single shareholder of Shoprite, on Wednesday spoke out about the controversy surrounding him. [timeslive]
8 Juiciest Bits From Latest Lawsuit Against John Travolta – Keeping track of the lawsuits against John Travolta could become a full-time job. This time the actor is being sued by a cruise-ship employee and the author of a tell-all book. See eight juiciest allegations from the cruise employee’s filing, which alleges assault and battery. [dailybeast]
Queen And Martin McGuinness Share Handshake On Road To Peace – If one moment in time can sum up just how far Northern Ireland has come on the road to peace, this was surely it. [telegraph]
Madoff’s Brother to Plead Guilty to Criminal Charges – Bernard Madoff’s younger brother, Peter, is expected to plead guilty to criminal charges and has agreed to go to prison for 10 years, in the first admission of wrongdoing by a family member in a multibillion-dollar investment business that turned out to be “just one big lie.” [wallstreetjournal]
Justin Bieber Takes Top Spot With New Album – Canadian pop star Justin Bieber notched the year’s biggest debut so far as his latest album, Believe sold 374 000 copies in its first week, according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan on Tuesday. [channel24]
Male Tennis Star: Women Deserve To Be Paid Less At Wimbledon – Tennis star Gilles Simon has re-ignited the controversy about equal prize money at Wimbledon by saying women do not deserve to be paid the same as men. [metro]
Medical Examiner Rules Out Bath Salts In Miami Face-Chewing Attack – Lab tests detected only marijuana in the system of a Florida man shot while chewing another man’s face, the medical examiner said Wednesday, ruling out other street drugs including the components typically found in the stimulants known as bath salts. [foxnews]
‘Anti-Cheating Ring’ Leaves An ‘I’m married’ Imprint On Finger – ‘Well, stops him from cheating with women who can read,’ one critic tweeted. The band is causing quite a stir in the Twittersphere. [dailynews]
Rihanna Escapes London Hotel Fire – Rihanna escaped from a London hotel fire early this morning after a blaze started in an elevator shaft, reports the Associated Press. [rollingstone]
Paris Hilton Takes A Tumble Amidst Frenzy Of Flashbulbs – Paris Hilton can still generate enough excitement to cause a frenzy of flashbulbs. And you’d think the 31-year-old star would be used to it by now, but last night she was thrown off balance when two photographers competed to get a shot of her leaving a nightclub. [dailymail]
Netdynamix Interview On 2oceansvibe Radio – Yesterday the CEO of Netdynamix, Chris Grant, went on air on the ‘Biz Takeouts’ show to discuss the latest ‘streamgate’ debacle. If you missed it, here is the podcast. [2ovfm]
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Maya On Money – Maya On Money is a finance feature, hosted by Maya Fisher-French. She will be teaming up with the Just Josie lunch show at 12h30 every Thursday, to bring us simple and useful finance tips. [mayaonmoney]
The Bailey Schneider Show – Bailey chats to Idols runner up Mark Haze. [baileyschneider]
Biz Takeouts Interview With NetDynamix – Chris talks about the allegations made by Shaun Dewberry, in his article accusing Netdynamix of fabricating listener statistics. [podcast]
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