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Sony and LG end patent war, sign licensing deal

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".

August 11, 2011 by

Is the law still not catching up?

When news first broke this week that a Singapore company had been awarded the patent to a technology that enables Web sites and pages to be linked via images, I found it tough to believe the report bore any truth.Long story short, Singapore-based Vuestar Technologies has hit the town with a stern message that any company that uses photos and graphics to link to other Web sites or Web pages, must obtain a "license of use" from Vuestar.

May 29, 2008 by

Does brand matter?

Last weekend, I accompanied my husband to Sim Lim Square, a popular PC mall in Singapore, to buy a new home computer. He chose a white box PC with brand-name components, and finally settled on the best value-for-money deal after comparing prices.

December 6, 2006 by

Does brand matter?

Last weekend, I accompanied my husband to Sim Lim Square, a popular PC mall in Singapore, to buy a new home computer. He chose a white box PC with brand-name components, and finally settled on the best value-for-money deal after comparing prices.

December 6, 2006 by

3Com rejects TippingPoint criticism

3Com's new Asia-Pacific boss has rejected comments from the networking vendor's subsidiary TippingPoint that the 3Com brand name was in trouble in the region. In late May, a senior TippingPoint executive told reporters in Singapore the 3Com brand name was "in bad shape" in many countries, including Australia.

July 13, 2006 by

NTUC Income

Since 1970, NTUC Income has been a provider of a wide range of insurance products in Singapore..To stay ahead of the competition, the insurer consistently looks to IT to enhance its business efficiencies and better customer service.Given the competitive nature of the business, any IT implementation "must be aligned to business goals, and ultimately translate to business benefits such as increased customer loyalty, brand equity and increase in sales", notes James Kang, CIO of NTUC Income.

July 5, 2006 by

Linux player hits back at Ballmer

Open source solutions provider Cybersource has lashed out at Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer's statement in Singapore that Linux is potentially in violation of various software idea patents.Con Zymaris, Cybersource chief executive officer, said that in reality, the platform which is most at risk from drowning in patent litigation is Microsoft's own, adding that even Microsoft's US$50 billion "cash hoard" may not be enough to save it.

November 21, 2004 by

Refreshing setup by Starhub

Singapore, 2 June 2000 -- StarHub, Singapore's new info-communications player and one of the largest exhibitorsat the Singapore Pavilion, will be recreating the ambience of a resort-lifestyle at its booth at CommunicAsia 2000.According to Ms Shae Hung Yee, Assistant Vice-President, Corporate and Marketing Communications, StarHub, "The boothdesign reflects our brand qualities of being unconventional and refreshing.

July 28, 2000 by

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