Iconic US camera maker Kodak Eastman on revealed Thursday that surviving another year could hinge on selling patents or borrowing money.
Google has bought more than 1,000 technology patents from IBM as the Internet giant seeks to build up its portfolio and head off potential intellectual property suits.
A computer mouse that doubles as a scanner. A coating that keeps gadgets safe and dry even in the event of a spill. And a smartphone that rotates like a cat midair to avoid landing on its pretty glass face.
Google confirmed Thursday that it has added 1,023 more IBM patents to its technology arsenal to fend off legal attacks by rivals such as Apple and Microsoft.
Taiwan's Hon Hai group has sold part of its patent portfolio involving wearable computing to US technology giant Google, it said Saturday.
Taiwan's HTC Corp. accused Apple of patent infringement on Tuesday in the latest salvo in an ongoing legal battle between the smartphone giants.
A US trade authority on Tuesday backed a claim by Microsoft that Motorola Mobility had infringed on its patented technology in Android-powered smartphones.
Motorola is broadening the use of its Razr brand to a family of smartphones in its first major product launch under new owner Google.
Investors dumped Eastman Kodak's stock Friday amid fears that the photography pioneer is headed toward bankruptcy.
(AP) -- A consortium that includes leading smartphone makers Apple and Research In Motion prevailed over Google this week with a $4.5 billion cash bid for about 6,000 patents and patent applications from bankrupt telecom-equipment ...