Microsoft is suing smartphone maker Motorola Mobility for undisclosed reasons. But £20 of Her Majesty's best says it has something to do with Android patents.
Zack Whittaker reports on the latest technology news from the United Kingdom and Europe, served with buttered crumpets and a side of sarcasm.
Zack Whittaker writes for ZDNet, CNET, and CBS News. He is based in New York City.
Visa's move to certify key smartphones for its wireless payment system only steps up the NFC-race slightly. Retailers, banks and mobile manufacturers still have a way to go yet.
A BBC investigation has found that illegal adverts sold through Google's advertising programme may eventually be shut down, but the search giant keeps the profit generated.
Ridiculing a significant minority of a society can fragment and fracture a nation. While the UK spearheads equality, the prime minister's comments mocking a disability negate our positive cultural shift.
Netflix finally makes its way across the pond to UK and Ireland customers. But in an already established market, the company is not getting off to a healthy start.
As Netflix and LoveFilm continue to battle it out, the level-playing field is tipping away from Netflix's impending UK and Ireland launch, as Amazon continues to bolster its market share position.
iPhone 4S users are using almost twice as much data than its predecessors, according to a study. Apple's Siri is thought to be driving up the data usage, but it's not unique to the iPhone.
Samsung has lost its court battle for a sales injunction on Apple's iPhone 4S in Italy. But Apple is not entirely out of the woods yet, with many other cases pending.
European antitrust authorities are still considering whether to bring a formal complaint against Google for search 'cooking'
Spain has introduced a thought-to-be-dead SOPA-style anti-piracy law. But it now appears that the U.S. government pressured -- and threatened -- Spain's vulnerable economy.