On Halloween, you can depend on trick-or–treaters to ring your doorbell. With an equal amount of predictability, Microsoft’s major new operating system release, Windows 8, is hit by a patent lawsuit. Boo! But don’t make the mistake of assuming this is just a patent troll trying to grub some candy
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Kevin and I talk a lot about our personal choices and in this week's show you will hear about a few moves I made in regards to my smartphones and many other mobile musings.
Microsoft has said it will appeal the ruling, which a US court has already forbidden Motorola from enforcing
The latest decision in Microsoft's patent dispute with Motorola Mobility is in Microsoft's favor.
Samsung may be the current leader in global phone sales but both Microsoft and Huawei are gunning for a leading spot and both companies spent yesterday trying to get big in phones - Microsoft with fun and Huawei by hinting it could pledge patents to Android.Microsoft went big with Mango - literally, and with the charm and whimsy that's fast becoming the hallmark of Windows Phone; by building a giant phone in a New York park with large video screens for the Start screen tiles.
Just slide it up ... BOOM!
Lodsys has not gone after Windows developers with claims that they're violating the company's in-app purchasing patents. But could this happen with Windows 8?
Another OEM sign deals with Microsoft in order to be able to use Android without fear of being sued.
Chief executive Sanjay Jha has said that if Motorola can get the same treatment as Nokia, it will consider using Windows 8 on its tablets, which are currently based on Android
Mobile communications company has accused Microsoft of violating 16 of its patents relating to Xbox and to Windows on computers and mobile devices.
The company claims that several Microsoft products, including technology found in Windows OS, Windows Mobile and the Xbox, infringe on 16 of its patents
Ahead of the release of Windows Phone 7, Microsoft has signed up as a licensee of dozens of patents that originated with PalmSource, Palm, Bell Communications Research and Geoworks
Pretty much a good-looking but useless deadweight, I would say.These days, the same can be said for mobile phones that aren't supported by a strong apps ecosystem.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in a Wall Street Journal interview hopes Windows Phone 7 will hopefully capture the imagination of users. Ballmer also said "it's not like Android is free."
Motorola's MC9500 is a highly modular industrial-class PDA/smartphone.
Before there was the iPhone or iPad, there was the Palm.Back in 1998, Palm was the Apple of its days.
Just days after winning Round 1 of its patent-infringement case against Microsoft, VirnetX has filed another patent-infringement case against the Redmondians. This time, VirnetX is taking aim at Windows 7.
On March 8, Microsoft will be back in U.S. District Court in East Texas to defend itself against another patent-infringement case. The new case is being brought by real-time communications vendor VirnetX Inc. and involves two VirnetX patents which that company claims Microsoft is using improperly in Windows XP, Vista and Windows Server, among other products.
Apple claims Android and Windows Mobile handsets made by HTC violate patents used in the iPhone
We see details from lots of Apple patents on new technology posted on the Internet and there are some that show cool technology while others are way out ideas that we will probably never see implemented. HTC is the leader in Windows Mobile and Google Android development and has come out with some very innovative technologies. MoDaCo posted on two HTC patents that we may see on future devices. One is for a stylus and the other for display technology.
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