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.
Articles by Nancy Gohring