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Noon News: Apple Devices Banned in Germany, Google+ Brand Pages, Juniper Bug Downs Thousands of Websites

On Friday, Motorola succeeded in obtaining a preliminary injunction against Apple. This injunction stops Apple from selling any of its devices in Germany that violate two of Motorola wireless technology patents.

Google has finally provided businesses with option of creating pages for their brands on Google+, the latest social networking site from Google. This move will help Google+ to become more valuable from the point of view of the advertisers.

The US military research and development division, Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency (DARPA), has announced that it is stepping up its efforts to enhance the country's cyber warfare arsenal. DARPA said that it plans to increase its spending on cyber security by 50 percent over a period of five years.

On Monday, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg went to Harvard University to find new talent for the social networking giant Facebook. 27 years old Mark visited the Ivy League school for the first time after he left it in 2004.

Several websites suffered downtime on Monday owing to a software glitch affecting Juniper routers. The problem stemmed from a Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) update made to Juniper routers running the JunOS versions 10.2 and 10.3.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.