Blackberry sues Nokia
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:37

Blackberry sues Nokia


Battle between the industry ghosts 

A patent war is being fought between two of the industry smartphone leaders of yesteryear – Nokia and Blackberry.

ITC investigates huge patent complaint
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Friday, 20 January 2017 14:21

ITC investigates huge patent complaint


Lenovo, MediaTek, Motorola and AMD all involved.

The US International Trade Commission began a patent infringement probe after ZiiLabs claimed that 17 firms were importing products to the United States in violation of its patents on graphics processors and DDR memory controllers.

Microsoft mulls foldable Surface phone
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Tuesday, 17 January 2017 12:07

Microsoft mulls foldable Surface phone


Vole might make origami phones 


Software King of the World and much mocked mobile maker might use a foldable design that could find its way onto the mysterious Surface Phone.

US Court re-opens Samsung versus Apple
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Monday, 16 January 2017 11:50

US Court re-opens Samsung versus Apple


Rounded rectangle damages to be rethunk


The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a longstanding patent lawsuit related to Samsung copying the rounded rectangle of the iPhone nearly six years ago.

Nokia sues Apple for stealing its ideas
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Thursday, 22 December 2016 12:59

Nokia sues Apple for stealing its ideas


The iPhone idea was ours


It has been many years coming, but now it has debugged itself from Microsoft, the former rubber boot maker Nokia is coming at Apple swinging.

BT runs out of Steam
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Thursday, 01 September 2016 13:25

BT runs out of Steam


Sues for stealing ideas

Telco BT is suing the game distributor Steam for allegedly nicking its patented email technology.

Blackberry turns into patent troll
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Monday, 08 August 2016 12:24

Blackberry turns into patent troll


Sues Avaya

Troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry has decided to make a bit more money by suing those it thinks stole its ideas.

Qualcomm sues Meizu
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Friday, 15 July 2016 12:45

Qualcomm sues Meizu


Other players might also face the wrath of its mighty briefs

Qualcomm has sued the Chinese smartphone vendor Meizu for infringing its patents and reports from China suggest that Oppo and Vivo might also be dragged into court.

Florida man claims to have invented the iPhone
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Even down to its rounded rectangle shape

Florida resident Thomas Ross claims he invented the “iPhone” and has filed a $10 billion lawsuit against Apple claiming it nicked his idea.

Tame Apple Press attacks Chinese phone maker
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How dare you say you invented the rounded rectangle?

The Tame Apple Press is incandescent with rage at the antics of the Chinese phone maker which won a patent case against the fruity cargo cult.