A group of companies led by Microsoft have called on European authorities to launch an antitrust investigation into Google's dominance of mobile Internet usage on smartphones. The "FairSearch" initiative of 17 companies — which includes Microsoft, Nokia, and Oracle...
An Internet company offering inexpensive live broadcast television feeds to computers, tablets and smartphones doesn't violate U.S. copyright law, a divided federal appeals court said Monday. The 2-to-1 ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cleared...
An order issued Saturday by the U.S. Copyright Office of the Library of Congress will make unlocking a cell phone illegal under certain conditions. An amendment to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act will apply to all cell phones...
InterDigital and RIM have reached an agreement to extend thet temr of their patent licensing agreement. In addition, the companies said in a statement that they have agreed to amend the patent license to add coverage for 4G products, including LTE and LTE-Advanced products...
A Pittsburgh-area man has filed a federal lawsuit against the networking company LinkedIn, claiming that it must tell him who put his name, personal cell phone and personal email on the site. Rick D. Senft, president of Passavant Memorial Homes, claims in the...
A Chinese court has ordered Apple Inc. to pay 1.03 million yuan ($165,000) to eight Chinese writers and two companies who say unlicensed copies of their work were distributed through Apple's online store. The Beijing No. 2 Intermediate People's Court ruled Thursday that Apple violated the writers' copyright...
Kodak today announced that a consortium organized by Intellectual Venture and RPX Corporation have agreed to pay approximately $525 million for the purchase and license of patents. Intellecual Ventures counts heavy weights Apple and Google as member...
A federal judge late Monday rejected Apple Inc.'s demands that its chief rival in the more than $100 billion global smartphone market cease selling models a jury recently found illegally used Apple technology. The immediate impact of the ruling means that Samsung can continue to sell three of the older-generation smartphones still on U.S. shelves.
Ringtone company Vringo Inc. has won a patent lawsuit against Google and several other companies.
A federal judge in Madison, Wis., on Monday threw out a suit by Apple Inc. claiming that Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility is seeking unreasonably high license fees for the use of patents on wireless technology.
A federal judge has lifted a ban on sales of Samsung Electronics Corp.'s Galaxy 10.1 tablet computer.
South Korea's Samsung won a home court ruling in its global smartphone battle against Apple on Friday when judges in Seoul said the company didn't copy the look and feel of the U.S. company's iPhone, and that Apple infringed on Samsung's wireless technology.
AT&T says its policy to reserve FaceTime use over a cellular connection for those customers who move to its new Mobile Share plans does not violate the FCC's net neutrality rules
European regulators say they are encouraged by recent negotiations with Google aimed at settling an antitrust investigation into the company's business practices.
The International Trade Commission has ruled against Eastman Kodak Co. in a long-standing patent dispute with Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd.
Apple has paid $60 million to settle a dispute in China over ownership of the iPad name, a court announced Monday, removing a potential obstacle to sales of the popular tablet computer in the key Chinese market.
CTIA is throwing its support behind a controversial cybersecurity bill set for a House vote this week.
Sprint is denying allegations from the New York Attorney General that it has dodged $100 million in state taxes to gain a competitive advantage by making its plans cheaper.
Cox Communications is suing former business partner Sprint for patent infringement, a countersuit aimed at deflating a patent suit Sprint filed against Cox and three other companies last December
Apple appears ready to fight the Justice Department's antitrust suit over eBook price fixing, even as three other publishers named in the suit agreed to settle.
Executives from Verizon Communications and Comcast will square off against the Rural Cellular Association (RCA) and Free Press at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing later this week on Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion acquisition of nationwide AWS spectrum from four cable operators.
Google is reportedly facing multiple investigations from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its business practices.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has threatened to sue Apple and others for colluding with publishers to fix eBook prices.
Google and Motorola Mobility have been ordered to hand over information to Apple about the development of the Android operating system.
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