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Motorola Wins Key Battle with Apple in German Courts

December 9, 2011 7:15 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

A German court has ruled that Apple Sales International is infringing one of Motorola Mobility's core cellular communications patents.

Status Hearings Start for DOJ, Sprint Suits Over T-Mobile Deal

December 9, 2011 7:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Two hearings began today on the status of separate lawsuits from the Justice Department and Sprint challenging AT&T's $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

Australian Court Rules Samsung Can Sell Galaxy

December 9, 2011 7:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. is free to sell its Galaxy tablet computers in Australia after the country's highest court Friday dismissed rival Apple's appeal...

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DOJ Joins Europe in eBook Price Fixing Investigation

December 8, 2011 7:01 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Justice is looking into possible collusion amongst book publishers that it says might have worked with Apple to fix prices on eBooks...

China Court Rejects Apple Lawsuit over iPad Name

December 8, 2011 6:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A court in southern China has rejected a claim by Apple that a Hong Kong-headquartered tech company has violated its iPad trademark...

RIM Forced to Change Name of Software

December 7, 2011 7:09 am | by Rob Gillies, Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has been forced to change the name of its new operating system from BBX after the company lost a trademark ruling.

Apple, Others Investigated for eBook Price Fixing

December 6, 2011 7:09 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The European Commission today announced that it has opened formal antitrust proceedings to investigate whether publishers have engaged in anti-competitive price fixing.

Carrier IQ Controversy Continues, Two Lawsuits Filed

December 5, 2011 7:13 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Carrier IQ is still working to temper privacy concerns over its software, which is preloaded on smartphones and used to log information about dead zones...

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RIM Indonesia Boss Suspect in BlackBerry Chaos

December 5, 2011 7:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Police say a senior executive of Canada's Research In Motion is a suspect in last month's stampede at a BlackBerry promotion in Indonesia.

Australian Court Extends Ban on Galaxy Tab Sales

December 2, 2011 6:58 am | by Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple won a small victory on Friday in its global patent battle with rival Samsung after Australia's highest court temporarily extended a ban...

Australian Court Clears Sale of Samsung Galaxy Tab

November 30, 2011 7:11 am | by Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co. is closer to selling its new Galaxy tablet computer in Australia after a court on Wednesday overturned a ruling...

AT & T Pulls T-Mobile Application to Avoid FCC Hearing

November 28, 2011 7:08 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T is threatening to sue the FCC if it moves forward with a plan to hold a hearing on the troubled T-Mobile USA deal...

Carrier IQ Drops Legal Action Against Researcher

November 28, 2011 7:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Carrier IQ has withdrawn a cease and desist letter against a security researcher who published a report stating its software was used to track the location and usage history...

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ITC Clears Apple of S3 Patent Charges

November 22, 2011 6:32 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled Monday that Apple did not violate patents held by S3 Graphics...

Huawei, ZTE Target of House Investigation on Security Threats

November 18, 2011 7:02 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A key congressional intelligence committee has opened an investigation into national security threats posed by Chinese-owned telecommunications companies...

Witness Deadlines Set in AT & T Antitrust Case

November 15, 2011 7:59 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Up to 70 witnesses may be called to testify in the Department of Justice's antitrust lawsuit against AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA...

CWA, Verizon Clash Over Taxes Report

November 14, 2011 7:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Verizon Communications is calling a report from the Communications Workers of America claiming the communications giant has dodged its tax obligations...

High Court Troubled by Warrantless GPS Tracking

November 9, 2011 7:15 am | by Mark Sherman, Associated Press | News | Comments

Things got personal Tuesday when the justices were told police could slap GPS devices on their cars and track their movements without asking a judge...

Judge Allows Sprint Suit Over AT & T, T-Mobile Deal

November 3, 2011 8:27 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A federal judge is allowing Sprint and C Spire Wireless' lawsuits against AT&T's merger with T-Mobile USA to proceed...

USF Reform Disappoints on Mobile Broadband Funding

October 28, 2011 7:40 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The FCC's overhaul of the Universal Service Fund (USF) and intercarrier compensation yesterday met mixed reviews as the wireless industry criticized the amount of funding provided to mobile broadband and its impact on rural operators.

San Francisco Ordered to Rewrite Cell Phone Law

October 28, 2011 7:35 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A judge has ordered the city of San Francisco to tone down its warnings about cell phone radiation if it wants to make retailers hand out pamphlets on the issue, calling the original materials "misleading" and "alarmist."

CTIA Sides With FCC in Net Neutrality Challenges

October 26, 2011 12:50 pm | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

CTIA, which long fought against the FCC's net neutrality regulations, may now find itself defending them in court.

Compal Taps Microsoft for Patent Protection

October 24, 2011 8:13 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Compal today announced that it has signed a patent agreement with Microsoft that provides coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for Compal's tablets...

HTC Loses Initial ITC Ruling in Apple Spat

October 18, 2011 8:41 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

HTC has been dealt a setback in its patent fight against Apple at the International Trade Commission (ITC).

Deficit Panel Pushes for Federal Spectrum Auctions

October 10, 2011 8:28 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Four members of the super committee charged with cutting $1.5 trillion from the federal deficit have asked President Obama to help free up federal spectrum for auction.

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