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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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Apple Sued for Digital Camera Patent Infringement

December 4, 2009 9:16 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

St. Claire Intellectual Property Consultants today filed suit against Apple for infringement on patent No. 5,138,459, entitled "Electronic Still Video Camera with Direct Personal Computer Compatible Digital Format Output." St Claire Intellectual Property contends that the patent was issued on

GetFugu Sues Foreign Nationals for Libel, Extortion

December 4, 2009 6:55 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

GetFugu says it filed suit against foreign nationals Simon Davies, David Warnock and others for trade libel, defamation and other claims arising out of an alleged smear campaign against GetFugu and its executives.

AT & T Drops Suit Against Verizon

December 2, 2009 7:05 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T has dropped its lawsuit against Verizon Wireless over its 3G coverage ads...

Nokia Sues Top LCD, CRT Display Makers

December 1, 2009 6:35 am | by Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. said Tuesday it has filed suits against several leading liquid crystal display makers — including Philips, Toshiba, Sharp and Samsung.

EU Drops Probe into Qualcomm Royalties

November 24, 2009 7:05 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The European Union's antitrust regulator has dropped its four-year investigation into whether Qualcomm has been charging unreasonably high royalties on its patents...

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Motorola, RIM Named in Visual Voicemail Lawsuit

November 24, 2009 6:55 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola and Research In Motion (RIM) have been added to a list of companies being sued by Klausner Technologies over visual voicemail patents.

PlatinumTel Sues U.S. Mobile, EZ Stream

November 20, 2009 6:40 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nationwide prepaid carrier PlatinumTel alleges that its competitors U.S. Mobile and EZ Stream are falsely advertising the number of minutes they offer in their service plans.

AT & T Rolls Out New Ad

November 19, 2009 7:10 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

AT&T is fighting back with its own TV commercials since a federal judge yesterday denied its request to stop Verizon Wireless...

Canada's Carriers Launch Lawsuit Wars

November 19, 2009 7:05 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Telus, Canada's second-largest telco, is suing Rogers over advertisements that claim Rogers' network is faster and more reliable than Telus' network.

FCC Grants CTIA Request to Set Time Limits for Tower Permits

November 18, 2009 8:20 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

 FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski has acted on a petition filed by CTIA to establish timeframes within which permits for wireless tower sites must be approved.

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iPCS Settles with Shareholders over Sprint Buyout

November 18, 2009 6:55 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint Nextel affiliate iPCS has reached a settlement agreement with shareholders over a class action lawsuit disputing Sprint's pending buyout offer of the company.

Verizon Fires Back in Ad War

November 17, 2009 7:05 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Late yesterday, Verizon Wireless filed a 53-page legal document in response to AT&T's allegations that its advertising is misleading.

Samsung to Pay $1.3B to Qualcomm for Licenses

November 9, 2009 6:35 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics has signed a $1.3 billion licensing agreement with Qualcomm...

AT & T Files Suit Over 'Map' Ads

November 4, 2009 6:25 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T has filed a lawsuit in an Atlanta district court over an ad campaign by Verizon Wireless that compares AT&T's fledgling 3G network with Verizon's.

Broadband Stimulus Panel Elicits Heated Comments over Net Neutrality

October 22, 2009 8:30 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

CHICAGO—What began as a panel about the government's rural broadband stimulus program quickly became a debate over the effects of net neutrality during an afternoon session at the SuperComm trade show yesterday.

Nokia Sues Apple over Patent Infringement

October 22, 2009 8:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia today announced that it has filed suit against Apple with the Federal District Court in Delaware, alleging that Apple's iPhone infringes Nokia patents for GSM, UMTS and wireless LAN (WLAN) standards.

AT & T Sues Screen Makers, Alleging Price Fixing

October 22, 2009 8:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T has sued the major makers of LCD screens used in cell phones, saying they colluded to raise the prices the carrier paid for 300 million phones.

DOJ: Galleon Targeted Clearwire, Google for Insider Trading

October 20, 2009 8:15 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Several tech companies, including Google and Clearwire, were the targets of insider trading activity by Galleon Group, allege federal prosecutors.

Judge: Public Performance Royalties Don't Apply to Ringtones

October 19, 2009 8:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

A judge ruled last week that Verizon Wireless won't be liable to pay public performance royalties when a ringtone is played in public.

AT & T Fires Another Salvo over Google Voice

October 15, 2009 8:30 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

AT&T is stepping up its battle with Google over the Google Voice app, filing a letter with the FCC yesterday accusing the Internet search giant of blocking calls to a convent of Benedictine nuns and a health clinic, among others.

UTStarcom, Starent Settle Legal Spat

October 14, 2009 8:15 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

UTStarcom and Starent Networks have agreed to settle all legal disputes between the two infrastructure companies.

Sprint Settles VoP Patent Dispute with Big River

October 1, 2009 8:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint has settled its ongoing patent dispute with Big River over Voice over Packet (VoP) communications for an undisclosed amount of money.

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