Nancy GohringWriter, IDG News Service

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Nancy Gohring is a freelance journalist who started writing about mobile phones just in time to cover the transition to digital. She's written about PCs from Hanover, cellular networks from Singapore, wireless standards from Cyprus, cloud computing from Seattle and just about any technology subject you can think of from Las Vegas. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Computerworld, Wired, the Seattle Times and other well-respected publications.

Motorola faces new lawsuit

Patent licensing company Intellectual Ventures has set its sights on Motorola with a new lawsuit charging the handset maker with infringing six patents.

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iPad 2 dominates, as Android tablets lose ground

Android tablets are losing ground to new entrants, including the much-criticized Research In Motion PlayBook and even the discontinued Hewlett-Packard TouchPad, according to figures from research firm IDC.

Threat of settlements may have spurred Google, Moto deal

Documents filed with the SEC suggest that Motorola was considering settling some or all of the patent infringement lawsuits over its Android-based products—a potentially damaging outcome for the mobile OS that may have spurred Google's recent purchase of Motorola.

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New patents from Google shore up HTC's defenses

Armed with new patents transferred from Google, HTC has filed a new lawsuit against Apple and amended two previous legal complaints.

WiLan sues Apple, Dell, HTC and others

Canadian patent licensing company WiLan has set its sight on a handful of technology companies, filing a patent infringement suit against Apple, Hewlett-Packard, HTC, Dell, Novatel, Sierra Wireless, and others.

Samsung Galaxy S II will come to Sprint first

Sprint will be the first U.S. mobile carrier to sell Samsung's Galaxy S II, starting Sept. 16, but T-Mobile and AT&T said Tuesday they also will offer the smartphone.