News bites: Judge orders Twitter to release messages

A judge ordered Twitter to release one user's messages, The New York Times reports.

Facebook told AllThingsD that a bug is causing problems with the contact lists in some users' mobile phones.

Samsung lost its bid to delay a ban on selling its Galaxy tablet in the United States, Bloomberg reports.

Google decided to make its Nexus Q device in the United States to save time, according to Reuters.

Microsoft wrote off nearly the entire value of its $6.3 billion purchase of an online advertising firm, CNN reports.

The New York Times explains how Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has become a cult hero in New Zealand.