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Microsoft scraps Nook suit, enters e-reader business

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.

April 30, 2012 by

Spectrum sale mortgages future: Motorola

Motorola has added its voice to those advocating a block of spectrum from the digital dividend be kept for emergency services use so that emergency workers can stay in contact during times of network stress.

February 28, 2011 by

EC asks for suggestions on dealing with roaming rates

The European Commission has launched a consultation on its regulation of mobile roaming rates.The cost of using a mobile phone for voice or data services while travelling in Europe has dropped significantly since the regulation was introduced in 2007, "the target set by the Digital Agenda for Europe is that the difference between roaming and national tariffs should approach zero by 2015", the Commission said in a statement on Wednesday.

December 8, 2010 by

Sony settles digital camera lawsuit with CalTech

Sony Corporation has finally settled a a patent-infringement lawsuit that was filed by the California Institute of Technology (CalTech) over patents on digital camera technology. While the exact terms of the settlement weren't made public, CalTech reps said that the situation was "resolved" in a filing in Los Angeles on June 23.

June 26, 2009 by

Digital asset management - guts versus gloss

Starting the week off with a whole load of tech news to digest, I was tempted (for no good reason) to let rip on the digital asset management industry this morning and voice my own loudly vented spleen in no uncertain terms.Document management, digital asset management, software configuration management and a litany of other data-centric panaceas are all staring at me from my inbox with all the rosy-cheeked positivity of a Californian self-help group leader.

February 16, 2009 by

Inventor sues Google, Verizon, others on voicemail

Inventor Judah Klausner filed a voice mail patent lawsuit on Tuesday against Google, Verizon Communications, and others. Verizon has already sued Klausner over the validity of his patents.

August 26, 2008

Sony ICD-UX80

The ICD-UX80 is a good all-round digital voice recorder but is let down by counter-intuitive controls and the fact it can record only in MP3 format.

April 10, 2008 by

58% of Americans used their phone for a non-voice activity

62% of all Americans are part of a wireless, mobile population that participates in digital activities away from home or work According to Pew Internet, 58% of adult Americans have used a cell phone or personal digital assistant (PDA) to do at least one of ten mobile non-voice data activities, such as texting, emailing, taking [...]

March 23, 2008

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