Tag Archives: patents

Breaking: Apple Vs. Samsung, The Verdict Is In

After what seems like an incredibly short amount of deliberation, the jury in the Apple vs. Samsung case has reached a verdict. The court is reading the verdicts to the lawyers as we type this and so far, the news is really, really bad for Samsung. The future of both of these companies and perhaps the industry as a whole will change based on how this verdict plays out. Updating… Update 1: … [read full article]

There Are 11 Patents Causing Friction Between Apple, Google And Their Partners

With all the talk of Android and Apple lawsuits lately, we’re forgetting that Microsoft has played a part in this mess as well, forcing at least some Android partners into licensing agreements due to patent infringements. Still, we wanted to know more about the patents currently causing all of this friction and thanks to Intellectual Property expert and Foss Patent guru Florian Mueller, who put together a list of the 11 patents, both … [read full article]

Chinese Regulators Remove Last Hurdle To Google, Motorola Deal

Chinese regulators have approved the the mega-billion dollar purchase of Motorola Mobility by Google. The deal, which has already received US approval, had been waiting for China, the long holdout and inal hurdle for the deal to close. “We are pleased the deal has received approval in all jurisdictions,” Motorola Mobility said in an e-mailed statement, confirming that the deal has been approved in China. “We expect to close imminently.” Google will now be able to access Motorola’s deep library of 17,000 … [read full article]

HTC One X, HTC EVO 4G LTE Shipments Held At US Customs Due To Apple/HTC Lawsuit

Well, this is an interesting turn of events as US Customs are holding back imports of the HTC One X and HTC EVO 4G LTE, as HTC is under investigation for patent infringement. Come on, take a guess who is behind this nonsense? Apple. Last year Apple won a patent infringement judgment set to ban all HTC handsets in an exclusion order. Phones, as you may have noticed were not pulled off the … [read full article]

T-Mobile “Sides” With Samsung In Apple/Samsung Patent War

In a move similar to Verizon last week, T-Mobile has entered the Samsung/Apple patent mix by opposing Apple’s efforts to stop Samsung Galaxy product sales in the United States. T-Mobile is concerned that any order against Samsung would “unnecessarily harm” T-Mobile and its customers especially with T-Mobile counting on major upcoming Samsung product launches. “At this late date, T-Mobile could not find comparable replacement products for the 2011 holiday season,” the … [read full article]

Google Buys Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion, Android Motorola Razr On The Horizon?

I leave the house for a little bit this morning and the tech world goes bonkers with Google announce a $12.5 billion dollar purchase of Motorola Mobility. Android fans take note as now there is going to be a whole lot of Android love from Motorola and maybe (hopefully) even the destruction of MotoBLUR. You hear that Google, the tech world wants you to destroy MotoBLUR. Google is spending a whole lot of … [read full article]