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Samsung denied ban lift on Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales

  Last week, Apple was granted a ban on sales in the US of the Galaxy Tab 10.1. Earlier this week, Judge Lucy Koh denied Samsung a request for a

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All injunctions in Apple vs Motorola patent war thrown out

Judge Posner, the judge presiding over the cases of Apple vs Motorola and their patent war, has gotten fed up. The entire case, consisting of 4 alleged patent infringements against

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New patent reveals Google design for slide-out, QWERTY style phone

Google’s designs for their prized Nexus line (Nexus One, Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus) have all followed the standard candybar-style. However, the latest from the rumor mill (or patent mill, as

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HTC planning to launch iPod Touch competitor?

Competition between Android OEMs and Apple has always been tough, and that’s not likely to change for some time. Samsung took the competition to the next level by launching the

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Google granted patent for Android pattern unlock

  Google has been granted a patent for the unlock pattern that comes with many Android devices, including the first ever handset, the T-Mobile G1. If you’re not familiar with

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Apple Scores a Win Against Samsung in Europe

Apple has scored a European victory against Samsung which could soon see the ban of three devices from the South Korean smart phone maker.  Tentatively set to take effect on

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Microsoft vs Motorola “The War Rages On”

Motorola vs Microsoft and Microsoft vs Motorola The war rages on with the two corporate giants. Ok let me catch you up if you don’t know the two (Microsoft/Motorola) are in a

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About Those HTC Patents…

As we reported yesterday, HTC has filed a suit against Apple for infringing upon five of their patents.  We’ve learned what these particular issues are and are listing them below. 

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HTC to Pay Microsoft Royalties on Android Phones

As we predicted in March, Microsoft has strong-armed HTC into signing a licensing agreement to pay Microsoft royalties for HTC’s Android phones. The good news here is that an Apple-style

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Poll Shows AG Community Is Unified On Apple vs. HTC

For those of you who are unaware, every week Android Guys holds a poll accessible from the Android Guys App. For this week’s poll we picked the most controversial issue

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Will Microsoft Hold Android Hostage?

Right now, we’re all worrying about Apple’s patent claims against HTC, but Android may face a similar attack from Microsoft. It’s not terribly well known that Microsoft claims that it

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Google Patents a Game Changer – Telcos Aren’t Going to Like This One

Imagine having carriers submitting bids directly to your handset for the lowest cost data and cellular service.

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