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May 20 AT 2:48 PM Sean Riley 11 Comments

Motorola devices could face US importation ban following ITC ruling on Microsoft patent

Hot on the heels of US customs imposing an International Trade Commission ban on select HTC devices we have yet another exclusion order from the ITC, but this time around it’s Microsoft winning their patent claim against Motorola.

The patent in question dates back to 1998 and relates to scheduling a meeting with ... Read More »

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Mar 26 AT 9:35 AM Anthony Domanico 75 Comments

Windows Phone smoked by Galaxy Nexus, Microsoft initially denies prize then makes it right

Sahas Katta, a blogger for Skatter Tech, recently took his Galaxy Nexus into a Microsoft Store to partake in the “Smoked by Windows Phone” challenge. Smoked by Windows Phone is Microsoft’s marketing campaign launched at CES that claims Windows Phone can do many basic things faster than its iOS and Android counterparts. Microsoft is ... Read More »

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Jan 12 AT 10:57 AM Anthony Domanico 28 Comments

Microsoft inks patent agreement deal with LG, now makes money on 70% of Android devices

Microsoft has added LG to its list of Android handset makers it makes money off of. Microsoft has inked a patent agreement deal with LG that will have LG pay Microsoft a small fee for every LG Android (and Chromebook) device sold.

Microsoft’s latest deal brings their total up to a massive 70% of Android ... Read More »

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Dec 21 AT 8:59 AM Nick Gray 53 Comments

ITC preliminary ruling finds Motorola does infringe on one of Microsoft’s patents

Here we go again. Hot off the news of the ITC’s decision in favor of Apple in its case against HTC, the ITC has announced a preliminary ruling in Microsoft’s patent infringement case against Motorola. The preliminary judgment indicates that Motorola’s Android devices do infringe on Microsoft’s patent (#6,370,566) which entails “a ... Read More »

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Nov 15 AT 3:34 PM Dustin Earley 14 Comments

Gartner’s Q3 report shows Android doubled market share in one year; iOS, BlackBerry, WindowsPhone all down

Gartner has just released their latest research report on smartphone operating system market share after Q3, and the numbers are surprising.

In just one year, Android’s market share has doubled from 25.3% to the current 52.5% share of the total market. Without even comparing those numbers to how rival companies fared, owning half of all ... Read More »

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