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ITC to Launch Probe into Apple, Nokia Complaint

February 22, 2010 7:13 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) is busy with the wireless industry these days.

eHealth, Education Get Top Billing in Broadband Plan Update

February 22, 2010 7:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC has named healthcare and education as two of its top priorities in its upcoming National Broadband Plan.

RIM, Apple on Hot Seat over Kodak Camera Complaint

February 18, 2010 7:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The ITC has agreed to investigate allegations that the digital cameras in Research in Motion's BlackBerry and Apple's iPhone infringe on patents held by Eastman Kodak.

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Privacy Group Files FTC Complaint on Google Buzz

February 17, 2010 6:49 am | by Joelle Tessler, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A privacy watchdog group complained to federal regulators on Tuesday about Google's new Buzz social networking service.

MS, Apple Accused of Patent Infringement

February 11, 2010 7:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

It's patent infringement allegation time again, and now it's Apple and Microsoft on the hot seat.

Qualcomm Granted Stay in Japan FTC Case

February 11, 2010 7:18 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Qualcomm says it has been granted a stay to a cease-and-desist order issued in September 2009 by the Japan Fair Trade Commission.

Nokia to Fight Class Action Lawsuit

February 8, 2010 7:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nokia started the week by responding to a class action lawsuit accusing it of securities fraud and separately announced the layoff of almost 300 employees at a Finnish manufacturing plant.

Via Licensing, Sisvel Report Progress on LTE Patent Pools

February 5, 2010 7:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sisvel and Via Licensing say they are making progress in their efforts to start a patent pool for LTE technology.

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SEC Drops Civil Action Against ex-Broadcom Execs

February 5, 2010 7:06 am | by Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

The SEC said Thursday it will not pursue a civil action against four former Broadcom Corp. executives for allegations of securities fraud.

Korean, U.S. Firms Embroiled in Chip Espionage Case

February 4, 2010 7:10 am | by Kelly Olsen, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The world's top producers of computer memory chips are embroiled in an apparent case of industrial espionage after South Korean prosecutors indicted 18 people over alleged technology theft.

Study: Distracted Driving Laws Don't Stop Crashes

February 1, 2010 7:11 am | by Joelle Tessler, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

A new insurance industry study has found that state laws banning the use of handheld devices to make calls or send text messages while driving have not resulted in fewer vehicle crashes. 

AT & T Settles ETF Class Action

January 29, 2010 7:00 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

AT&T recently settled a class-action lawsuit pertaining to what New Jersey customers say were unfair early termination fees (ETF).

Motorola, RIM Patent Fight Heats Up

January 25, 2010 7:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola is going after Research In Motion (RIM) with a patent complaint filed Friday with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC).

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Big, Small Carrier Concerns Clash

January 21, 2010 12:39 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

Cellular South cut ties with CTIA on the grounds that the industry association is indifferent to the welfare of its smaller members.

Motorola Sues Ex-Exec Over Move to Nokia

January 20, 2010 7:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola is suing former executive David Hartsfield to prevent him from taking a post at Nokia.

Apple Fires Back at Nokia with ITC Complaint

January 18, 2010 7:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

On Friday, Apple asked the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to ban imports of Nokia devices it claims infringe on its patents.

Kodak Sues Apple, RIM Over Patents

January 14, 2010 7:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Kodak wants the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to stop the import of iPhones and BlackBerry devices it claims infringe on its image viewing patents.

DOJ Settles Kindle-On-Campus Cases

January 14, 2010 7:02 am | by Devlin Barrett, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Three universities testing Amazon's Kindle in the classroom have agreed to shelve the electronic book readers until they are fully functional for blind students...

Blindness Groups, ASU Settle Suit Over Kindle

January 12, 2010 7:17 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two organizations representing the blind have settled a discrimination lawsuit against Arizona State University (ASU) over its use of Amazon's Kindle e-reader device.

Comcast, FCC Take Net Neutrality Dispute to Court

January 11, 2010 7:01 am | by Joelle Tessler, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The FCC ran into a potential setback Friday in its push to draft rules that would require Internet providers to give equal treatment to all data flowing over their networks.

Challenges Expected to New Oregon Law

January 5, 2010 7:02 am | by Brad Cain, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Oregon police officers may hear some arguing when they start pulling motorists over for violating a new law banning them from talking on handheld cell phones while driving.

UTStarcom to Pay $3M for China Bribes

January 4, 2010 8:08 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Network equipment maker UTStarcom will shell out $3 million in fines for bribing Chinese officials in order to land lucrative telecommunications contracts.

Ohio Justices: Cell Phone Searches Require Warrant

December 16, 2009 6:42 am | by Stephen Majors, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

 The Ohio Supreme Court said Tuesday police officers must obtain a search warrant before scouring the contents of a suspect's cell phone unless their safety is in danger.

Group Makes Push for In-Flight Calling

December 13, 2009 11:33 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

A group sponsored by two in-flight cell phone companies is pushing the United States to allow the use of mobile devices on airplanes.

Apple Countersues Nokia

December 11, 2009 7:05 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Apple has filed a countersuit against Nokia claiming the handset maker is infringing on 13 Apple patents...

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