Nokia and HTC put patent litigation behind them

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Nokia and HTC have settled their ongoing patent disputes and now look to be forming a working relationship. An announcement on Nokia’s press page tells us the two companies have settled all pending litigation and entered into a collaborative arrangement. According to the press release, ...

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Samsung and Cisco sign cross-licencse patent deal

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Samsung and Cisco have inked a deal which should lead to more innovation across multiple fronts over the next decade or longer. Like the agreement between Google and Cisco from this week, the two companies will benefit by licensing patents from the other party. This works for existing stuff as ...

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Google and Cisco sign cross-license patent deal

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Google and Cisco today announced a new deal which sees the two benefiting from playing nice with each other. The two companies will license patents to the other in an attempt to promote innovation and freedom of operation. Rather than fight it out in court and waste time with litigation and ...

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Lenovo buying Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 billion

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Numerous sources reported today about a potential acquisition of Motorola Mobility that comes not even three years after Google bought it for $12.5 billion, and Lenovo just made the news official. The Chinese-manufacturer announced that it entered into “a definitive agreement” with ...

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Samsung ‘Galaxy Glass’ will be launched in September?

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We all love Google Glass, don’t we? It’s a great innovation by Google, and a gadget of future. Recently, we learned that Samsung will launch their very own wearable glasses, and it seems it’s getting closer. Now according to Korea Times, Samsung will launch the ‘Galaxy ...

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Samsung and Google Sign Global Patent License Agreement

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Samsung and Google have entered into a 10 year patent license agreement in order to “prevent litigation and focus on innovation”.  With this agreement, Samsung and Google gain access to each other’s patent portfolios, paving the way for deeper collaboration on research and ...

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Motorola thinks you want a smart tattoo on your throat, files patent

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So get this, Motorola has filed a patent for a smart tattoo that would act as a microphone for your smartphone. As just stated, the microphone would connect to your smartphone, giving you crystal clear voice quality even in the noisiest of environments. The USPTO filing goes into great detail ...

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HP to sell mobile patent portfolio, report says

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HP is looking to sell some of its mobile patent portfolio, reports a Bloomberg source “with direct knowledge of the matter”. The patents figure to include those related to WebOS, the operating system that Hewlett-Packard bought back in 2010. It’s unclear what HP might be ...

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Newly discovered Samsung patent hints at metal future for Galaxy devices

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One of the most common complaints or knocks against the Samsung Galaxy S4 is the decision to use a plastic case and battery cover. When compared to the HTC One and other devices from LG and Sony, the Galaxy series of smartphones feel “cheap” or “generic”. That problem ...

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Rumored flexible Samsung tablet specs and images leaked

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At CES this year, Samsung showed off working prototypes of its flexible displays. Since then, other than a concept video, there hasn’t been much news on this alleged tablet with a bendable AMOLED display. Until now. A flexible 10.1 inch tablet render has been leaked along with a series of ...

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Google’s Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge: Don’t start nothin’, there won’t be nothin’

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Google today announced that it won’t actively sue any users, developers, or other companies using code with  Google’s patents “unless first attacked.” In other words, Google doesn’t want any trouble but will pursue litigation if need be. Today, we’re taking another ...

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Is Google worried about Samsung?

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Is Google afraid that Samsung could throw its weight around? Would Samsung be wrong?

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New Motorola Google smartphone said to be a “game changer”

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With the Google / Motorola acquisition that took place oh-so-long ago, it’s been slow going for awhile. Many expected to see devices almost right out of the gate, but mum has been the only word thus far, aside from a few off-hand patents and rumors – definitely nothing concrete. ...

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What is Google’s true aim with rumored X Phone?

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Some readers may recall recently reading that Motorola Mobility is making an Android powered device codenamed ‘X-Phone‘. While the known details are somewhat limited at this time, it seems pretty obvious that this may be Google’s attempt at directly taking on Apple… and ...

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New YotaPhone will feature LCD screen on one side, E-Ink on the other

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We’ve seen cool. We’ve seen awesome. But this… I just don’t know what to think about this. A new device, dubbed the YotaPhone, will feature dual screens, but probably not the way you’re thinking. The phone will feature not only a 4.3″ LCD screen on the front, ...

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