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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Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
I've already railed against Apple's overhaul of iOS 7, with its jarring use of white and its over-reliance on textual Web motifs. But, as the rest of the software industry follows suit – and as Microsoft and Apple blur the boundaries between tablet and desktop user interfaces – it's worth asking if the user experience really is improving.
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.
A class-action suit over Microsoft's statements regarding Surface RT sales has been filed in Massachusetts.
Microsoft has reason to celebrate being that it just cleared through a patent suit against Google and Motorola Mobility.
Google is moving Android under its Chrome OS team. Will Microsoft follow suit with Windows Phone and Windows, as has been rumored for years?
A subsidiary of intellectual property firm Vringo is taking on Microsoft in the courts in a patent-infringement suit.
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.
A U.S. federal judge has finally laid to rest a long-running suit against Microsoft --- brought by Novell --- over alleged antitrust behavior.
Porn's mass-lawsuit lawyer slapped with sanctions, mass-suit victim: enough is enough, Facebook snoops your chats and Anonymous relaunches anti-pedo campaign.
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 is to dive into the thriving e-reader market, after it stopped suing Barnes & Noble and went into partnership with the bookseller instead.Microsoft had been in litigation over Barnes & Noble's alleged infringement of Microsoft patents in its Android-based Nook tablet, but on Monday the companies announced the end of the legal battle and the start of a strategic partnership around digital content.
Apple is trying a 'new' disclosure tact with its latest Mac OS X release. Will Microsoft follow suit with Windows, going forward?
An ITC judge tossed out the key defense Barnes & Noble wanted to use in a patent suit by Microsoft. The full opinion lays out the existential threat Android faces from patent claims.
Microsoft has trimmed one of the patents and narrowed the scope of four others that are at the heart of its Android patent suit against Barnes & Noble.
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