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Samsung Galaxy Nexus designed to bypass Apple’s patents

10/19/2011, As most of you are probably aware by now, some of Samsung’s products are being accused on infringing upon Apple’s patents, and that the South Korean company had copied Apple’s product designs, namely the iPhone and the iPad, which has resulted in...

Apple to license only lower level patents

10/17/2011, So Samsung is trying to get the iPhone 4S banned in Japan as well as Down Under, but if history were to be studied, chances are they would fail in their attempt since a similar move in the Netherlands last week failed to yield the desired results. Well, I...

Samsung to start paying Microsoft royalties for Android devices

09/28/2011, We know that Microsoft has been quietly collecting royalties for patents used in Android products. HTC has been reported in the past that they’re paying $5 to Microsoft for every Android device they put out, and not too long ago we reported that...

Samsung seeks to ban iPhone and 3G iPad in the Netherlands

09/23/2011, We had only just reported that Samsung had plans to take a more aggressive approach to the ongoing legal battles with Apple, and true to their word Samsung has recently launched an offensive against Apple in the Netherlands where they are seeking the ban...

Samsung to start getting aggressive with Apple

09/23/2011, If you’ve been following the saga of Apple vs Samsung, it would appear that so far Apple has been the one throwing punches while Samsung sits there and takes them, appealing injunction after the other. All things considered, from an outsider’s...

Motorola wants to keep the lawsuit with Apple going

09/23/2011, While Apple vs Samsung is probably the biggest headline grabber as far as patent legal battles are concerned, the battle between Apple vs Motorola has taken an interesting turn of events. A little over a week ago, Apple requested that the lawsuit by...

ViewSonic and Acer to pay Microsoft royalties for Android products

09/08/2011, While Windows Phone 7 may not be doing as well as Microsoft had hoped, unlike Apple, Microsoft has been more or less content with sitting by the sidelines and try to make money off their competitors through royalties and licensing. One such example is...

Jaguar urges RIM to sell its patents

09/07/2011, RIM is not doing well in the smartphone market, a fact that has been pointed out many times in various market reports and statistics. At the moment the two platforms leading are iOS and Android, with RIM in third place although that’s on a decline. Now...

Microsoft applies for multi-screen, multi-touch gestures patent

08/26/2011, What you are about to read are patents from Microsoft that have just gone public, although they have yet to be granted by the relevant authorities. It seems that in February last year, Microsoft sent in a bunch of patents related to touchscreen gestures...

New Apple Patent Suggests Wireless Charging

06/15/2011, We all know about wireless charging with the Qi which basically lets you put your device, or devices, on a power mat to charge, eliminating the need for multiple wires and extension cords. The fact of the matter is that you would still require one power...