Microsoft's wrestling match with Samsung may just be a contract fight, or it could be the beginning of a war over the validity of Microsoft's Android patents.
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After losing a trademark lawsuit over its SkyDrive cloud storage system, Microsoft agreed to change the name. Since that announcement, the company's been mum over what the new brand will be called. I've got a suggestion, one with lots of X appeal.
Verizon says that the issues raised by the Snowden leaks are questions for society, not press releases.
The negotiations have failed, the government requests for delays are over, and the parties are proceeding to litigation.
Microsoft is suing an Israeli reseller for allegedly faking Windows authentication stickers on computers it sold - but the target of the lawsuit is baffled by the legal action.
Microsoft has finally taken its battle against Android directly to the source. In a German courtroom today, Microsoft's lawyers announced they were adding Google as a defendant in a patent-infringement lawsuit against Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility.
In an unexpected twist, Microsoft buried its Barnes & Noble lawsuit hatchet, and formed a partnership. Why did the two make a deal and what comes next? Here's my take.
Microsoft attracts a lawsuit over locations-based information being sent back to its servers by the camera app.
Oracle is working hard to keep its Java patent claims going in its ongoing lawsuit against Google over Android and if you follow the money the reasons are fairly obvious. Oracle wants to collect from Android device makers just like Microsoft does.
Could re-examining unused patents change the lawsuit landscape?The recent flurry of patent lawsuits between Oracle, Google, Lodys, Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Barnes & Noble, Nokia, RIM, Kodak and just about every technology company you can think of, between themselves and from a host of patent-holding companies shows no sign of dying down.
Google, Microsoft, and AOL have found themselves the target of a lawsuit over a Louisiana company's patent on street-level views in online maps.
Oracle's Java-based lawsuit could make things expensive for Google. By missing the chance to own Java, however, Google lost an opportunity to have a platform that could serve as a counter to Microsoft and Apple.
Oracle is seeking major damages in its lawsuit against Google over Android in a move that reflects how the search giant's intellectual property headaches may just continue to get worse. Should Google lose this IP battle, Android cuts would go to Oracle and Microsoft.
Microsoft tries its final gambit in winning a patent lawsuit with Microsoft as the patent violator.
Microsoft filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Barnes & Noble and the manufacturers of its e-readers.
Interval Licensing refiled a lawsuit on Tuesday against 11 technology manufacturers and retailers — including Google and Apple — alleging that each infringed on patents owned by the company.Interval Licensing, which owns the patents granted to the now-closed Interval Research (co-founded by Paul Allen, a founder of Microsoft) claims that Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, Youtube, eBay, Netflix, OfficeMax, Office Depot, and Staples are infringing on four key patents.
Reading about Google's lawsuit against the US Government this week for writing a tender with requirements that only a Microsoft product could meet, I wondered if we are sacrificing giving the government what it needs in our push to give everyone a slice of government pie.
Microsoft has filed a major patent infringement lawsuit against Motorola -- and indirectly, Google, Linux and open source.The software giant's case against Motorola's Android devices won't slow the momentum of Google smartphones or its Linux-based open source operating system.
Today we hear of yet another lawsuit in the smartphone world with Microsoft filing an action against Motorola for infringement on nine patents in their Android-based smartphones.
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