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Huawei in negotiations with Microsoft over Android patent licenses

11/08/2011, It looks like Microsoft has plans to add yet another Android manufacturer to their list of licensees, and this time round they have Huawei in their sights. Huawei has confirmed this and it seems that negotiations over the licensing of certain patents are...

Dolby vs. RIM lawsuit dismissed

09/13/2011, A few months ago we reported about Research In Motion (RIM) receiving a lawsuit from the folks over at Dolby Laboratories due to unlicensed used of its technology in the PlayBook. Well, it’s been reported that the lawsuit has been dismissed today....

HP might license webOS out, Samsung in the picture

06/29/2011, HP, the largest manufacturer of personal computers in the world is currently talking to different parties about licensing their webOS mobile software, according to Chief Executive Officer Leo Apotheker. He mentioned that “we are talking to a number of...

Dolby sues RIM over unlicensed use of its technology

06/17/2011, It looks like things aren’t going too well for RIM. The company’s latest product, the BlackBerry PlayBook hasn’t exactly been flying off the shelves, and now the company has just come under fire with a lawsuit from Dolby. Dolby...

Next generation PowerVR graphics processors now being licensed

06/15/2011, AppleInsider has just reported that Imagination Technologies – the company behind the PowerVR mobile graphics processors that are used in Apple’s A5 processor (found in the iPad 2), has started licensing the next generation of its PowerVR graphics...

ARM licenses high-end processors to LG Electronics

04/26/2011, In an official press release today, ARM announced that it has a new licensing agreement with LG Electronics to provide them access to high performance, low-power ARM Cortex processors and ARM Mali GPU families. This could mean that LG Electronics is...

Amazon reported to be in negotiations for Cloud Player licenses

03/31/2011, After launching without the consent of record labels, Amazon has decided to get its legal issues in order and has been reported to taking steps to obtain the needed licenses for Cloud Player. Due to their gung-ho actions, they’ve managed to become...

Amazon in hot soup over Cloud Player

03/29/2011, It looks like Amazon is already facing the ramifications of their barely one-day-old Cloud Player service. It has been reported that Amazon launched their cloud-based music service without obtaining the required licenses to run such a service. Obtaining...

Android contains code copied from Java?

01/21/2011, The legal battle between Oracle’s Java and Google’s Android has been going on for a while and now it seems that it might actually have a case. It has been discovered that at least 43 Android source files appear to have been directly copied from Java....

Licensing Dispute To Drive VLC Out Of Apple App Store?

11/01/2010, VLC has many loyal fans out there, so it’s not surprising that the app was well received when released for the iPad and iPhone. The joy might be short lived though, as there might be a licensing issue with the whole deal. The port in the App Store...