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Push Email for iCloud and MobileMe Users In Germany Unavailable Due to Ongoing Patent Fight

Recent patent wars are heating up and Apple is on the bad end of the bargain with the latest news today form Engadget where they report that Apple has turn off push email on iCloud and MobileMe in Germany due to an injunction by Motorola. The injunction relates to a current patent war between Motorola and Apple regarding iCloud.

This situation only affects users in Germany.

An update of the Engadget story says that Apple acknowledge that it is not a big deal.

This ruling only impacts customers in Germany who use a Push setting to get their MobileMe and iCloud email. These customers will still receive email to their devices. Apple believes this patent is invalid and is appealing the decision.

We'll see how this unfolds in the next days or so.

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