Facebook is reportedly suing BlackBerry for patent infringement, escalating the legal battle between the two companies over protected technology.
Apple wins China patent battle over iPhone 6 design
Apple has fended off a claim that the iPhone 6’s design infringed a patent from a little-known local company in China.
Apple’s iPhone 6 faces potential sales ban in China
Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus face a potential sales ban in China due to a patent dispute with a local company.
Google and Microsoft agree to end regulatory battles
Google and Microsoft have agreed to end their long-running regulatory battles after the European Commission filed new antitrust charges against Google related to packaging its apps on Android phones.
Samsung wins appeal in patent dispute with Apple
The US Court of Appeals recently tossed a nearly $120 million judgement against Samsung, Bloomberg reports, ruling that two disputed patents held by Apple were not valid.
Microsoft wins patent case against Google
Microsoft has won the long-running lawsuit against Google, as the federal appeal courts ruled in favour of Microsoft regarding the patent licencing charge that was originally filed against Motorola in 2010.
Ericsson takes patent dispute with Apple to European courts
Following up on lawsuits in the U.S., a dispute between Ericsson and Apple over royalty payments has now moved also to Europe.
US inventor of DRAM tech honoured with Japan award
A U.S. researcher at IBM who invented the basic building block of the modern DRAM has been honoured with a prestigious Japanese award and a $500,000 prize.
Computer scientists oppose Oracle’s bid to copyright Java APIs
Nearly three dozen computer scientists have signed off on a court brief opposing Oracle’s effort to copyright its Java APIs, …
StrikeForce lawsuit dampens Microsoft cloud security plans
A lawsuit could put a crimp in Microsoft’s reported plans to implement two-factor authentication for users of its consumer cloud …