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Vonage and Sprint settle patent dispute; Is Verizon next?

Vonage and Sprint said Monday that they have settled a pending patent dispute in a deal that's a rare bit of good news for the embattled VOIP provider. Vonage, which has been whacked by patent suits by Sprint and Verizon, said the settlement with Sprint is worth $80 million, including $35 million for past use of the license, $40 million for a paid-in-full future license and $5 million in prepayment for services.

October 8, 2007 by


The Halo 3 effect and its impact on Blackwater's future

Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk ruminates on the arrival of Halo 3 and finds connections between the video game, lattes, aspiring snipers, Blackwater and Britney. A couple of weeks ago, Wolf, the innocent-looking boy who makes my latte extra hot, seemed a little extra hot himself.

October 7, 2007 by Dan Farber


RIM: Unite, enterprise, prosumer market all promising

Research in Motion reported stellar second quarter earnings and highlighted a few areas: Software called Unite that can coordinate schedules for up to five people; enterprise gains amid Wi-Fi and wireless network roaming and prosumer hits such as the Pearl update. RIM reported an in line second quarter, but provided a strong outlook for its fiscal third quarter.

October 4, 2007 by