A long-simmering patent dispute involving Google and some of its key rivals could finally be over. Today's deal transfers the former Nortel patents to a syndicate of 30 members and comes on the heels of a settlement in a patent infringement lawsuit last month.
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A decade or so ago, Microsoft used to have a stranglehold over operating systems, but today, the ones that dominate are those made by Google and Apple that run your phones and tablets. By reorienting Nokia, can Microsoft recapture its lost glory?
The 2014 innovation march in business tech included 3D printing advances, Apple mojo, big changes at Microsoft, and the wearables explosion. ZDNet's top editors break it down.
The Australian Taxation Office has 60 new staff members on board to look into tax avoidance and profit hiding conducted by a number of multinational companies, including Apple, Google, Facebook, IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Adobe.
News about iOS this week: Apple expected to sell lots of iPhones but not lots of iPads, and Dropbox reciprocates love from Microsoft.
Google has agreed to settle with the Apple and Microsoft-backed consortium that outbid it for Nortel's patents in 2011.
Microsoft sets Office free and adds utility on the iPhone, Apple beats Samsung in China, and the Apple Watch is rumored to be quite expensive.
Microsoft, Google and Apple are all looking to aggregate your health data, launch wearables and crunch your information in the cloud. How much does being an enterprise class cloud provider matter?
An original Apple 1 computer, as put together by the two Steves, Wozniak and Jobs, has sold at auction for just under $1m.
Eric Schmidt argues that the competition between Android and iOS is brutal and benefits the world. But is this small screen skirmish really the battle of computing? Where does the cloud and social play into the mix?
Compared to last year's report, the old computer standby goes from worst to first, while satisfaction with Apple, Dell, and HP computers dips.
The storage giant's new Pro plan promises a terabyte of storage for a single-digit dollar pricetag, raising the bar for Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Box.
Apple's a hardware company, Microsoft's a software company, and Google makes almost all of its income from advertising. All three companies have been trying for years to diversify their revenue streams. How's that working out?
Apple, Microsoft and Android manufacturers are lining up to go after the business tablet market in earnest. So who will come out on top?
The Israeli startup allowed Microsoft to remove a layer of sensor from the Pro 3, and has already been in discussions with Apple.
Updated: In the second of two July updates, Microsoft says it has resolved some of the reported networking issues with its new flagship device but is still working on others. Surprisingly, this isn't uncommon for new hardware platforms. Just ask Apple.
Microsoft, Apple and Google have all made big announcements at their developer conferences. What do they mean for developers and how we design and build applications?
Microsoft is offering MacBook Air owners up to $650 in store credit for trading in their Apple devices for its new Surface Pro 3 tablets.
It's been a busy month in the mobile world and this recap pulls all the best coverage into a convenient place. If you missed something big, you'll find it here.
US cloud providers rally behind Microsoft's fight against a special electronic warrant that forces it to hand over email stored anywhere in the world.
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