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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Rival smartphone maker Samsung (SSNLF.PK) could be facing sanctions over allegations that it violated a protective order regarding confidential information about patent license agreements with other companies. Last year, Apple provided confidential information about its various license agreements with other companies to Samsung’s attorneys in a move that was covered by a protective order designed to keep Samsung from gaining an unfair competitive advantage. However, this information could have been shared with a slew of other firms — Nokia and Ericsson among them.

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