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Apple stops new smart watch sales amid patent battle

A person tries on an Apple Watch. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
A person tries on an Apple Watch. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Apple has stopped selling its new smart watches online and will pull them from stores on Christmas Eve after the tech giant came out on the wrong side of a patent dispute.

The International Trade Commission sided with medical technology company Masimo, which argued Apple’s newest devices illegally mimicked Masimo’s blood-oxygen sensors.

Bloomberg’s markets senior editor Mike Regan joins host Scott Tong for more.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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