Patent licensing company Intellectual Ventures has set its sights on Motorola with a new lawsuit charging the handset maker with infringing six patents.
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.
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.
Armed with new patents transferred from Google, HTC has filed a new lawsuit against Apple and amended two previous legal complaints.
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.
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.
The bounty for any developer who manages to port Android to the TouchPad is growing, reaching more than $2,100 on Thursday.
Some analysts think Microsoft may get the biggest boost from Google's $12.5 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility.
Sprint has decided not to offer a WiMax version of the BlackBerry PlayBook, the company said Friday.
HTC has invested in Beats Electronics, a U.S. headphones company rap artist Dr. Dre helped found, as part of a move to improve the audio on its smartphones.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which began an antitrust investigation into Google a month-and-a-half ago, is looking specifically at Google's relationship with Android handset makers and at whether Google favors its own services in search results, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
A lawsuit filed by Apple in Germany that led to an injunction barring sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Europe refers to a separate complaint against the Motorola Xoom.
Wolfram Alpha on Tuesday became the latest company to ask a court to protect it from a lawsuit from Lodsys, the company that has been suing mobile application...
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday introduced its first mobile app: an iPhone application aimed at helping parents whose children go missing.
Vonage on Wednesday released an iPhone app that offers some benefits over Skype's competitive voice-over-IP (VoIP) calling service.