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  • Motorola and Lenovo devices have been banned in Germany following a patent dispute.
  • The companies must cease selling all smartphones and laptops WWAN modules enabling wireless internet connectvity.
  • Only third-party retailers are selling affected Motorola and Lenovo devices right now, possibly till stocks last.

A German district court has ordered a sweeping sales ban on Lenovo and Motorola devices in the country. Motorola, a subsidiary of Chinese tech giant Lenovo, is now prohibited from selling all of its phones that have a WWAN or Wireless Wide Area Network module that powers mobile internet access via cellular networks. That means all Moto phones, including the latest Edge 50 lineup, will not be available to purchase in Germany.