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Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple more than $1 bn: media

A jury ruled Friday after a bitter trial that Samsung infringed on Apple patents for smartphones and tablets, media reported -- a verdict that could have huge market repercussions.

A jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple more than $1 billion Friday after ruling the South Korean giant infringed on the US firm's patents for a variety of smartphones and tablet computers, media reported.

The reports said the jury rejected Samsung's counterclaims against Apple, in a big win for the Silicon Valley giant, which had claimed its iconic iPhone and iPad had been illegally copied.