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Incentive Auctions May Threaten Mobile TV, Warns NAB

July 15, 2011 8:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) warned lawmakers on Capitol Hill today that a proposal to allow the FCC to auction off broadcast spectrum could undermine mobile television.

Report: Apple Settles in Korea for Location Tracking

July 15, 2011 8:04 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple has apparently paid a South Korean lawyer 1 million won ($945) to settle a suit alleging the company's iPhone collected location information...

Apple Files Second ITC Complaint Against HTC

July 12, 2011 8:28 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Apple ratcheted up its legal fight against HTC with a second complaint filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) yesterday.


9 States Subpoena Sprint Over AT & T - T-Mo Deal

July 12, 2011 8:26 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint has been subpoenaed by nine state attorney generals for information about AT&T's buyout of T-Mobile USA...

Apple Raises GetJar's Hackles with C & D Notice

July 11, 2011 7:58 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple last week sent a cease and desist notice to GetJar, asking that the third-party applications store immediately quit using the term "app store" in any manner at all.

Court Denies Apple's Bid for Injunction Against Amazon in App Store Suit

July 7, 2011 8:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A federal district judge has denied Apple's attempt to get a preliminary injunction against Amazon's use of the phrase "app store"...

Round Two at ITC: Apple Files Complaint Against Samsung

July 7, 2011 8:20 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Apple and Samsung's legal tussle over device patents escalated further this week...

Google Not Among Winners in Nortel $4.5B Patent Sale

July 1, 2011 8:08 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Nortel's patent auction closed yesterday after a group of companies bid $4.5 billion...


Apple, Kodak Patent Fight Gets Split Decision

July 1, 2011 8:01 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

The International Trade Commission (ITC) late yesterday ruled partially against Kodak in the suit Kodak filed against Apple...

Samsung Takes Apple Patent Fight to the ITC

June 30, 2011 8:16 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Samsung has filed a complaint against Apple with the ITC in an escalating legal battle over the companies' patents...

Microsoft, General Dynamics Itronix Reach Patent Agreement

June 28, 2011 8:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Microsoft yesterday announced that it had reached an agreement with General Dynamics...

Supreme Court to Review Warrantless GPS Tracking

June 27, 2011 8:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Supreme Court will weigh in on whether the police need a warrant before using a global positioning system device to track a suspect's movements.

Apple Takes Patent Fight to Samsung's Court

June 24, 2011 8:32 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Apple has expanded its patent dispute with Samsung by taking the fight to South Korea.


Calif. Man Admits Role in Theft of iPad Addresses

June 24, 2011 8:23 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A California man has pleaded guilty to conspiring to hack into computer servers and steal email addresses and personal information from iPad users.

Sprint: T-Mobile Not a Fix for AT & T Capacity Crunch

June 21, 2011 8:13 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sprint attacked AT&T's buyout of T-Mobile USA again yesterday in its latest round of arguments to the FCC denouncing the mega-merger.

TerreStar: We Don't Owe Sprint for Spectrum Clearing

June 21, 2011 8:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

TerreStar claimed in bankruptcy court documents Friday that four of its affiliate companies shouldn't have to pay Sprint...

Oracle Wants 'Billions' from Google in Java Suit

June 17, 2011 8:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Oracle is seeking damages "in the billions of dollars" from Google over the company's use of Java in its Android operating system.

Dolby Files Patent Infringement against RIM

June 15, 2011 8:24 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Dolby Laboratories today announced that it has filed patent infringement lawsuits in the U.S. and Germany against Research In Motion...

Nokia, Apple Settle Patent Dispute

June 14, 2011 8:20 am | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

Nokia's previously downgraded second-quarter forecast just got a little brighter with a little help from an unlikely entity, namely Apple.

States Weigh Relaxing Penalties for Teen Sexting

June 13, 2011 8:00 am | by David Klepper, Associated Press | News | Comments

A congressman who sends an X-rated photo of himself jeopardizes his reputation and his job. But in many states, teens caught doing the same thing can risk felony charges...

AT & T to Hunt Down $956M in Tax Refunds in Class Action Settlement

June 8, 2011 8:22 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T has been tasked with the enormous job of reimbursing customers for taxes paid on mobile Internet service under a $956 million settlement in a class action lawsuit.

American Tower Subpoenaed by SEC

June 6, 2011 8:00 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

American Tower said Friday it has been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for access to tax documents...

DOJ Said to be Eyeing Apple, Google in Nortel Patent Sale

June 6, 2011 7:58 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Federal antitrust regulators are investigating whether the bidders for Nortel's wireless patents would hamper competition by consolidating control of the valuable technologies...

Survey Shows Public Uninformed on AT & T-Mobile Deal

June 2, 2011 12:35 pm | by Andrew Berg | News | Comments

"Not a whole lot of people really know that the deal is out there and the impact of the merger," Steve Berry, CEO of the RCA, said in a press call today.

Status Update: The AT & T, T-Mobile Mega-Merger

May 31, 2011 11:47 am | by Maisie Ramsay | Articles | Comments

This week marks the first major deadline in the FCC's review of AT&T's mega-merger with T-Mobile USA...

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