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Nov 22 AT 4:28 PM Dustin Earley 17 Comments

HTC loses pivotal patent battle against Apple

Back in July of 2011, HTC bought a company known as S3 Graphics for $300 million to help bolster their patent portfolio. Among one of the many cases between the two companies, was a case where HTC claimed Apple was violating patents they held after the S3 acquisition was completed. A ruling on that case ... Read More »

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Aug 16 AT 12:07 PM Alberto Vildosola 15 Comments

Microsoft can’t help itself, starts talking smack about the Google/Motorola acquistion

Google’s bombshell of an announcement to acquire Motorola shook the very core of the mobile world yesterday. Every major player was affected by it–either in a good or bad way. As a result, it was just a matter of time before Google’s archenemy, Microsoft, would respond to the news. And respond they did, ... Read More »

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Aug 03 AT 4:49 PM Dustin Earley 19 Comments

Google goes on the record with complaints about patents

It’s been no secret in recent months that Android has drawn enough attention to become the centerpiece for several ongoing patent-related lawsuits. While the numbers constantly show Android leading the pack in smartphone growth again and again, Google’s patent portfolio is severely lacking compared to their competitors. Today David Drummond, Google Senior Vice President and ... Read More »

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Jul 19 AT 12:51 PM Alberto Vildosola 19 Comments

Eric Schmidt: Our competitors are responding with lawsuits because they cannot compete with us

Speaking at Google’s Mobile Revolution conference in Tokyo, Japan, Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, talked about the growing number of patent lawsuits levied at Android. The ex-Google CEO had a lot to say about the way competitors have decided to go after Android using lawsuits and bogus patent infringement claims.

As we’ve seen lately, ... Read More »