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.
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Blame it on Android’s massive popularity or Google’s lack of mobile patents, but Android is being attacked on all fronts. On one side, you have patent trolls like Oracle wanting to feed off Android’s success. Then you have companies like Microsoft, who would rather resort to lawsuits and lawyers to win, instead of building a ... Read More »
If you thought Google was going to take the stampede of Android lawsuits and patent trolling lying down, you thought wrong. Even though the company lost the Nortel patent bid to Microsoft, Apple and others, there are still a lot of companies out there that can be acquired for the same purpose.
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There’s a war going on in the mobile world. A war between the old and the new. The old and outdated (i.e. Microsoft, Nokia) are trying to feed off the success of the new and innovative (i.e. Google, Apple). On the Apple vs. Nokia front, we heard today that the two companies have Read More »
Evil patent troll Oracle has come out from under the bridge once again to do what it does best: sue other companies. A new filing in the Oracle vs. Android lawsuit indicates the company wants more money in damages than all the profit Google has earned from the OS since it was released. Let me ... Read More »
The patent holding company troll, Lodsys LLC., that has been popping up in the tech news lately for being a thorn in the side of iOS developers has now broadened their horizons and brought Android developers into the mix.
In case you haven’t been following the story the brief version is that Lodsys holds a ... Read More »
Could Microsoft be making more money from Android phones than from its own moribund Windows Phone platform? It’s quite possible. According to Citi analyst, Walter Pritchard, Microsoft is making $5 from every Android phone that HTC sells. As an Android fan, if that doesn’t make your blood boil, I don’t know what would. Basically, ... Read More »