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Noon News: Samsung Galaxy Smartphones EU Ban, Three To Sell BlackBerry Curve 9360, Steve Jobs Resigns

A Dutch court has temporarily banned Samsung from selling its Galaxy series smartphones in Europe, after Apple managed to win a preliminary injunction against the Korean consumer electronics maker. Apple had first attacked Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablet device in its patent infringement lawsuit but has now decided to go after the smartphones as well.

UK Mobile operator Three has announced that it will sell the recently-launched RIM BlackBerry Curve 9360, which is a new mainstream handset based on the BlackBerry OS 7 platform. The handset, which is the GSM version of the 9350, comes with an 800MHz system on chip, 512MB RAM, a five megapixel camera, a 2.44-inch screen with a 480x360 pixel resolution (but no touchscreen).

Apple's iconic chief executive officer and defacto spokesperson, Steve Jobs, has announced earlier today that he resigned from his position with immediate effect and, in an open letter published on Apple's website, said that he will continue to serve as the Chairman of the company's board, director and Apple employee.

In what is being seen as a shocking breach of data, names and Social Security Numbers of 43,000 people associated with the Yale University were exposed on Google for over a period of 10 months. According to Yale Daily News, the university officials said that there was no evidence that the information was exploited but they had still set up a response centre to answer questions.

Seems like the Mountain View based Internet search giant Google is putting every bit of effort in order to ensure that its brand new offering Google Plus conquers the social networking universe just the way the company’s search engine has conquered the worldwide search market.