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Jan 19 AT 2:46 PM Sean Riley 0 Comments

Samsung will continue to partner with BlackBerry, no purchase plans

Last week we brought you a Reuters report that Samsung was considering a purchase of BlackBerry. Samsung quickly quashed those rumors, but it didn’t elaborate.

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal today, Samsung Co-CEO J.K. Shin provided some clarification on the company’s relationship with BlackBerry going forward. It doesn’t involve an acquisition, however; Samsung ... Read More »

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May 26 AT 3:07 PM Dima Aryeh 4 Comments

Samsung considering circular-faced smartwatches

Samsung is no stranger to smartwatches. With the Galaxy Gear, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit under its belt, Samsung has quite a bit of experience making wearable devices. However, making an amazing smartwatch is something that the company has yet to do. Samsung isn’t giving up, though, as a new patent filing has ... Read More »

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Nov 11 AT 12:29 PM Nick Gray 39 Comments

Apple and HTC settle all patent disputes with 10 year cross-licensing agreement.

In a surprising move, HTC and Apple have announced that the two companies have settled their disputes with an unprecedented agreement for the mobile industry. While Apple will most likely fight to the death with Samsung over patent disputes, HTC and Apple have agreed to a 10-year cross-licensing deal which allows both parties to license each other’s current and ... Read More »

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Oct 02 AT 4:40 PM Dustin Earley 17 Comments

Android and Apple roundup: Motorola drops patent lawsuit, SIII display outdoes iPhone 5′s, and more

There’s no denying the relationship Android and Apple have together. They’re each other’s biggest competition. Constantly at each other’s throats, the target of lawsuits and ad campaigns. As such, there’s bound to be news stories that directly involve the two going head-to-head. We don’t want to fill the entire front page of Android and Me ... Read More »

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Aug 27 AT 3:14 PM Dustin Earley 44 Comments

Google speaks out on Samsung vs Apple, says Android is safe for the most part

After the verdict in the Samsung vs Apple case was delivered on Friday afternoon, both Samsung and Apple released statements reflecting their thoughts on the initial outcome of the trial. Now Google has released a short statement that addresses how Apple’s victory will affect stock Android, and a few words on the state of the ... Read More »

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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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