In Android this week was news that Microsoft apps will be preinstalled on Android phones, Galaxy S6 gets an availability date, and Motorola was found guilty of patent infringement.
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As people were licking their lips over the impending launch of the Moto E, Microsoft has attempted to blindside Motorola by introducing the Nokia Lumia 630 at the same time. Game on!
Motorola Solutions is the latest company to sign a patent-licensing deal with Microsoft covering devices that run Android and Chrome OS.
Redmond contended that Google and Motorola had infringed on a mapping patent it owns. Not so, says the patent court.
A jury has found in Microsoft's favour in its latest dispute with Motorola Mobility over the use of Google patents.
In many respects, the Microsoft-Nokia deal rhymes with Google's Motorola purchase. The difference: Nokia controlled so much Windows Phone distribution that Microsoft had to buy it.
Here's another Microsoft-Motorola Mobility battle brewing, but we have a new party in the mix: U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
A judge found in favor of Microsoft in a patent spat with Motorola, indicating that Google grossly overpaid for the smartphone maker, despite the patent protection it was given.
Microsoft has reason to celebrate being that it just cleared through a patent suit against Google and Motorola Mobility.
The team of Google and Motorola Mobility have suffered a major setback in one patent war against Microsoft.
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 ongoing dispute over patents, while Microsoft has been leading the wins in the running battle, Motorola Mobility won a rare victory against the software giant.
Overnight, Microsoft revealed the launch date for Windows Phone 8, Intel launched its personal cloud product, the UK government is considering Facebook log-ins for services, and Google warned that Motorola Mobility is still making a loss.
Microsoft has won a patent case against Google-owned Motorola Mobility after the phone maker was found by a German court to have infringed a soft-keyboard patent.
Google can't keep track of all the bloggers its paying. Maybe it should encode the information into DNA, like some researchers have done?
Microsoft's lawyers pen a public note to Motorola: 'We want to talk because this patent nonsense is getting way out of hand.' Will the two companies kiss and make up, or squabble until a court rules?
German's must be getting pretty annoyed with the constant barrage of technology injunctions. This time around -- and it's hard to keep up -- it's Motorola's Android devices that are subject to a sales ban.
Microsoft and the Google-owned Motorola Mobility have agreed to set aside their ongoing patent disputes, until issues over fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory patent licenses have been resolved.
The software giant has won a small reduction in its antitrust fine over Windows interoperability but failed to have it dismissed entirely, after the EU's General Court threw out all of Microsoft's main arguments
Microsoft has rejected an offer from Motorola to settle the patent battle between the two companies.The sprawling conflict has seen Motorola win an as-yet unenforced ban in Germany on Windows 7 and the Xbox 360, and Microsoft win a US import ban on some Motorola Android handsets.
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