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Sony Ericsson, Clearwire Settle Logo Suit

May 16, 2011 8:07 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sony Ericsson has dropped its trademark lawsuit over Clearwire's logo after filing a complaint over the emblem in January.

Huawei Wins Injunction Against ZTE

May 13, 2011 8:09 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Huawei won the first round in its patent lawsuit against ZTE in Germany yesterday when a judge issued a temporary injunction against ZTE.

Fair Assumptions on Location Privacy Concerns

May 10, 2011 6:44 pm | by Scott Hotes, Location Labs | Articles | Comments

In our view, the best way to approach the subject of location privacy is to apply the same rules to personal location information as to any other personal information that is considered private. Frankly, there really is no difference.


Genachowski: Antitrust Laws Aren't Enough for Net Neutrality

May 5, 2011 8:13 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski again defended the agency's open Internet rules before lawmakers today.

Skyhook Embedded in MapQuest Android App

May 3, 2011 8:33 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Skyhook and MapQuest today announced that Skyhook's Core Engine is getting embedded into MapQuest's free Android app...

OMG: Tweets, Facebook Welcome in Mass. Courtroom

May 2, 2011 8:06 am | by Denise Lavoie, AP Legal Affairs Writer | News | Comments

When the camera switches on in one of the busiest courtrooms in Massachusetts, murder arraignments, traffic and drug cases heard there will become fodder for a new experiment...

Cool Tech Vs. Privacy, The Faustian Bargain

April 30, 2011 8:35 pm | by Andrew Berg | Articles | Comments

Fully 50 percent of nearly 8,000 respondents in an informal April 27 Wall Street Journal poll said they were "very concerned" about the iPhone's tracking and storing of users' location. The Nielsen Company came to a similar conclusion...

Huawei Sues ZTE Over Data Cards, LTE

April 28, 2011 8:17 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Huawei has filed lawsuits in Germany, France and Hungary against rival Chinese infrastructure vendor ZTE over alleged patent and trademark infringement...


AT & T Wins Supreme Court Arbitration Case

April 28, 2011 8:11 am | by Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Supreme Court on Wednesday limited the ability of people to combine forces and fight corporations together when they want to dispute contracts for cell phones...

Lawmakers Query Apple, Google Over Location Sharing

April 26, 2011 8:19 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Five Republican lawmakers from the House Energy and Commerce Committee have asked Apple, Google and four other tech companies about how their devices track and share users' location data.

Google Fined $5M in Linux Patent Suit

April 25, 2011 8:08 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Google has been fined $5 million for violating Bedrock Computer Technologies' patents on Linux technology...

Samsung Slaps Apple with Countersuit

April 22, 2011 8:10 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Samsung is suing Apple on ten counts of patent infringement in separate complaints filed in Seoul, Korea; Tokyo, Japan and Manheim, Germany.

Apple Hit by Lawsuit over In-App Purchases by Kids

April 20, 2011 8:15 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Apple is facing a lawsuit from a Pennsylvania man whose 9-year-old daughter racked up $200 in charges buying "Zombie Toxin" and other game items on her iPod.


Apple Files Suit Against Samsung

April 19, 2011 8:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Apple has sued Samsung Electronics Co., saying the South Korean company's Galaxy line of smartphones and tablet computers copy Apple's popular iPad and iPhone.

Tougher Cell Phone Ban Penalties Clear Conn. Panel

April 15, 2011 8:08 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

A bill imposing tougher penalties for texting or using a hand-held mobile phone while driving is progressing through the Connecticut General Assembly.

Motorola, Huawei Settle NSN, Trade Secrets Lawsuits

April 13, 2011 8:24 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Motorola Solutions and Huawei have agreed to settle all ongoing litigation between the two companies, including a dispute over trade secrets...

Texas Judge Issues Order in Jawa Case

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

A state district judge in Austin, Texas, on Friday ordered Jawa to comply with Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) guidelines...

Senate Hearing Scheduled for AT & T, T-Mobile Deal

April 8, 2011 8:06 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The first Senate hearing has been scheduled for AT&T's massive $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA.

Bill Shock Legislation Revived in Senate

April 6, 2011 8:03 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) introduced a piece of legislation yesterday aimed at reducing bill shock, the unexpectedly high bills sometimes received by wireless subscribers.

Judge Overturns $625.5M Patent Suit Against Apple

April 6, 2011 7:53 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal judge has overturned a federal jury's order that Apple pay $625.5 million in damages for violating patents held by a Mirror Worlds LLC, a small technology company.

Net Neutrality Suits Dismissed; Verizon Vows to Revive Complaint

April 5, 2011 8:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

The U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit has dismissed two separate lawsuits from Verizon and MetroPCS over the FCC's net neutrality rules.

Federal Grand Jury Probes Smartphone Apps, says Pandora

April 5, 2011 8:11 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A federal grand jury has launched a probe into how popular smartphone apps share information, according to a SEC document filed Monday by Internet radio service Pandora.

Ericsson Suing Rival ZTE

April 4, 2011 8:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Swedish wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson on Saturday said it is suing Chinese rival ZTE Corp. for alleged infringement of several of its patents...

Firm Renews Clearwire Suit with 'Project Star Trek' Memo

April 1, 2011 8:12 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

A law firm that filed a failed class-action lawsuit against Clearwire is attempting to revive the complaint with new evidence it says shows the WiMAX provider intentionally signed up customers outside its coverage area.

AT & T, Sprint Suspend Jawa SMS Codes

March 31, 2011 8:28 am | by Maisie Ramsay | News | Comments

AT&T and Sprint have suspended Jawa's premium SMS codes to investigate allegations of widespread text message fraud from Verizon Wireless and the Texas Attorney General.

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