Judge tosses patent suits against Facebook, Apple, Google
A US judge has tossed out a patent infringement lawsuit filed against Apple, Facebook, Google, Yahoo! and other firms by a company owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.
German court dismisses Nokia patent claims against HTC
Taiwan's top smartphone maker HTC said Wednesday it was "delighted" after a German court dismissed another patent infringement complaint brought against it by Finnish phone giant Nokia.
Taiwan's TSMC gets orders from Apple
Apple has struck a deal with the world's biggest contract microchip maker in what analysts see as an attempt to reduce its reliance on arch-rival Samsung, a report said.
Microsoft in legal duel with cloud computing star Salesforce
Packaged software king Microsoft and cloud computing prince Salesforce.com are duelling in US courts, with each accusing the other of violating its patented technology.
Samsung sells more than 10 mn Galaxy S4 smartphones
South Korea's Samsung Electronics said Thursday its latest flagship Galaxy S4 had become its fastest selling smartphone to date, topping 10 million units globally less than a month after its debut.
Samsung 'disappointed' at US judge's tablet decision
Samsung Electronics said Thursday it was "disappointed" at a US judge's refusal to lift a ban on US sales of its tablet computer as it fights a long-running global legal battle with arch-rival Apple. ...
US trade body to look into HTC complaint against Apple
The US International Trade Commission said Friday that it will investigate a patent infringement complaint by Taiwan-based mobile phone maker HTC Corp. against Apple.
Smartphones set to lead global handset market: survey
Smartphones are set to make up a majority of the global handset market next year, fueled by surging demand from consumers in both wealthy and emerging nations, a survey showed Tuesday.
Maine firm sues Microsoft over Windows 8 elements
A small technology company based in Portland, Maine, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Microsoft over elements included in Windows 8.
Jury picked in blockbuster Apple-Samsung case
A 10-member jury was chosen Monday to hear the Silicon Valley blockbuster trial with Apple and Samsung battling over patent infringement for hot-selling smartphones and tablet computers.
Judge sets December hearing on Samsung phone ban (Update)
The judge in the landmark Apple-Samsung case set a December 6 hearing on punitive damages to the US firm for patent infringement and on whether to ban eight Samsung phones in the US market.
Dutch court says Samsung not infringing Apple patent
A Dutch court rejected on Wednesday a suit brought by Apple claiming that Samsung of South Korea had infringed its patent by using certain multi-touch techniques on smart phones and tablets.
China court hears claim Apple's 'Siri' is a copycat
A case against US technology giant Apple brought by a Chinese firm for alleged patent infringement in its digital personal assistant "Siri" has begun in a Shanghai court, state media said Wednesday.
That thing attached to your hand? It might be doomed
The smartphone is dead? Long live the smartphone!