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AMNews: Google Nexus Prime October Launch, YouTube Ends NMPA Squabble, Motorola-Microsoft Lawsuit First Hearing Today

Google is likely to launch the Nexus Prime in October, after Apple launches the iPhone 5 according to a report from a Korean news website, Electronic Times. The report written by jangjiyoung claims that the phone will be powered by a TI OMAP4460 chipset and will come with a Super AMOLED Plus HD display.

Google Inc. has brought an end to the pending cases against its video streaming service, YouTube by reaching a settlement with nearly 3,000 music publishers. According to the Los Angeles Times, Mountain View, California-based Google Inc. has decided to pay the licensing fees to the group of independent publishers represented by the National Music Publishers Association (NMPA).

Microsoft’s claims of Motorola infringing upon a few of its patents through Android-based handsets will be heard to, this coming Monday. Microsoft, last October, claimed that Smartphones developed by Motorola which are based on Android violate 9 of its patents. These patents, according to Microsoft, are in regards to features such as syncing of emails, calendar and contacts. Judge Theodore R. Essex of the International Trade Commission will be hearing to Microsoft’s claims against Motorola reports CNET.

Soon after Google made one of the most important acquisitions of the decade, sale value of Canadian smartphone maker Research In Motion (RIM) nearly doubled. According to the Bloomberg, market analysts and researchers have placed RIM on a pedestal as Morgan Keegan & Co. said that the value of BlackBerry maker could be easily set at $25 billion, almost double its present value of $13.5 billion.

Enterprise networking giant Cisco has dished out a low priced package of its video conferencing solution WebEx. The package, which is being targeted towards small and medium sized businesses and individuals, allows one to hold online meetings with up to 8 people for $19 per month.