Not to be outdone by the rumors that Apple's iTV will (eventually) arrive with a built-in Siri of its own, Google has filed for a patent for a voice-based remote control that would tie into Google TV.
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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.
The company is concerned that, following the EU antitrust ruling, Microsoft's patent model is still not compatible with open-source licensing
A newly published BlackBerry Patent application entitled Advanced Voice and Data Operations in a Mobile Communications Device describes a technology that greatly eases these related processes.The Patent Abstract provides at least some insight into what is being proposed here:A system and method for integrating voice and data operations into a single mobile device capable of simultaneously performing data and voice actions.
The House of Representatives handed the technology industry a big win by passing the Patent Reform Act. The bill changes the way damages for patent infringement are calculated, InfoWorld reports.
Ever since the "patent infringement" hissing and dissing match between Microsoft and the open source community flared up earlier this week, I've been wondering how Asterisk open source solution providers are looking at this issue.True, none of the 236 open source patents Microsoft is claiming infringement upon directly relate to voice.
VoiceSignal Technologies names many in infringement suit over rival's Dragon NaturallySpeaking software.
Recently published patent provides further evidence that powerhouse is developing a voice-activated search engine.
Corporate managers charged with implementing Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) could compromise security unless they look at the platform as an Internet service rather than traditional telephony, vendor Check Point argues. The security company's local country manager, Scott McKinnel, told ZDNet Australia  while voice and Internet technologies were converging, experts from two camps had differing priorities when it came to approaching implementations.
Despite holding more patents than almost any other firm on the planet, the computing giant has throw its weight behind calls for reform of the international patent system
A court rules that Microsoft did not violate a set of controversial voice digitization patents, in a case that could have roiled the VoIP and computer industries if the patents had been upheld as valid.
Germany adds its voice to those who oppose software patents in Europe, on the grounds that they could kill innovation. Will it make any difference?
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