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Sony and LG have decided to stop suing each other over alleged patent infringements and have reportedly signed a cross-licensing deal instead.In a statement sent to ZDNet UK on Thursday, Sony said that "Sony, LG Electronics and Zenith Electronics [an LG brand] have reached an agreement on the basic settlement terms regarding all the pending patent litigations which the parties have filed since October 2010 in the US and the EU, and have agreed to withdraw all of these litigations".
In a stinging ruling, Judge Birss of a London patent court has rejected attempts by the plaintiffs in a file-sharing case to have the case dropped, while criticising key technical arguments against the defendants
Apple has filed lawsuit against Nokia in the UK for alleged patent infringement, this time focusing on a patent related to scrolling, according to online reports.The iPhone maker filed the suit in the High Court in London on Tuesday alleging that one of the patents — that covers the way scrolling works in touchscreen handsets — in a lawsuit brought by Nokia against Apple in Germany is invalid, according a report by Bloomberg.
HTC held a major press event over in London this morning and announced two brand new (and quite beautiful) smartphones: the Desire HD and the Desire Z.
There is lots of speculation surrounding the special invite-only May 6th HTC event being held for 100 selected members of the press in London. Are we going to see a Google Android device, a new HTC form factor Windows Mobile device, or another iteration of an existing Windows Mobile device? Arne over at th::unwired posted a leaked photo submitted to Mobile Review that shows possibly two new HTC devices. HTC is also kicking off a new North American brand campaign to create more brand awareness of their excellent Windows Mobile products.
This weekend, with commendably little fuss, the Air Traffic Control unit at West Drayton, near to Heathrow, unplugged their headsets and moved en-masse to brand new digs in Swanwick, close to Southampton.These are the people who run the airspace over London and the South-East, and are responsible for shepherding uncounted tons of flesh and tin through some of the busiest skies in the world.
The London Times reports that Skype is expected to announce a deal soon with 3G mobile phone operator 3 to make available a new Skype/3 branded phone.What's more, users of this device would be able to make free calls to each other.
Patent officers and politicians simply do not speak the language of developers - preferring their own brand of Newspeak
Monday morning, 15/09/2003I am on the 25th floor of the brand-new San Jose Marriott. I've set up a Webcam to relay the beautiful sights of downtown to London, and I'm feeling good.
Storage Computer said Wednesday that the United Kingdom High Court in London ruled that two of the company's European patents were invalid in the United Kingdom and that Hitachi Data Systems had not infringed on the patents. Storage Computer, which provides data storage delivery systems, said it will review the court decision to determine whether there is a basis to appeal the patent action litigation against Hitachi, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd.
Via Technologies responded this week to Intel's launch of cheaper chipsets with its own low-end solution, the P4X266E, which supports the latest Pentium 4 chips with faster bus speeds. The P4X266E comes with a 533MHz system bus as well as integrated USB 2.0, a high-speed connection for printers and other devices. While Via's Pentium III and earlier Celeron chipsets have been popular with PC makers, the company is currently engaged in a worldwide legal battle with Intel over Pentium 4 products, which has dampened some of the enthusiasm for the company's latest offerings. Intel alleges that Via does not have a license to make Pentium 4-compatible products. Via disputes this but has offered to indemnify PC makers and others who adopt Via's chips. Under patent law, Intel can file claims against companies that incorporate Via's chipsets. ZDNet U.K.'s Matthew Broersma reported from London. To read the full story, visit ZDNet U.K.
LONDON--A U.S. judge last week dismissed most of Rambus' patent claims against Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, one of the biggest memory manufacturers.
Lycos president and CEO Robert Davis flew into London on Tuesday to trumpet the firm being granted a "notice of allowance" from the US patent office for its 'spider' indexing technology.
London-based notebook specialist ACi will shortly release an A4 design that boasts many of the screen and connectivity smarts of the brand-name leaders, heralding a host of cut-price copyists.