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Judge slashes $1 bn Samsung-Apple penalty in half

People visit the Samsung stand on February 26, 2013, on the second day of the 2013 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. A judge cut $450 million from a $1 billion award to be paid by Samsung in a landmark patent lawsuit from Apple, saying a jury had wronglA judge cut $450 million from a $1 billion award to be paid by Samsung in a landmark patent lawsuit from Apple, saying a jury had wrongly calculated the damages. US District Judge Lucy Koh affirmed the remainder of the award, amounting to $598.9 million, in the patent infringement case, while denying Apple's request for a bigger penalty.