Android is still hot, Samsung is the Android trendsetter (but it's also looking sideways at Apple), Qualcomm shifts the focus onto 64-bit and adding more cores and Nokia forks Android.
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Facebook, Samsung, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, and Qualcomm have teamed up to bring the internet to the two thirds of the world's population without access.
Array camera startup gets strategic mobile investment partners.
Qualcomm became disillusioned with the Symbian operating system, but now that Nokia is teaming up with Microsoft on Windows Phone 7 devices the mobile chipmaker is set up nicely for gains.
One reason I really enjoy HTC's Android devices is because of their Sense UI that adds a LOT of functionality to the platform. Today at CES 2010 we heard from HTC that they are taking this experience to the masses in the form of the HTC Smart that runs HTC Sense on Qualcomm Brew Mobile Platform. This should be a wake-up call for Nokia that they cannot rest on their laurels even in the emerging and low end mobile phone market. This additional strategy makes perfect sense to me as HTC seeks to be one of the leaders in all areas of the mobile phone market.
Ten of the world's top mobile phone suppliers have agreed to back an EU-wide standardization of phone chargers, the European Commission said on Monday.Apple, LG, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Qualcomm, Research in Motion, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and Texas Instruments have all signed the agreement.
It's been one of the great spats of the mobile world - Nokia versus Qualcomm. At heart were vertiginous stacks of disputed intellectual property; both companies owning essential IP that the other needs to make competitive mobile phone technology.
The German Federal Patent Court ruled on Wednesday that a Qualcomm GSM patent asserted in a case against the world's top cell phone maker Nokia was invalid.
Qualcomm and Nokia late on Wednesday settled a 3-year, three-continent legal battle over patent licenses and royalties for the next 15 years.
In a well timed move today Adobe announced the Open Screen Project and lifted restrictions on the use of Flash related specifications. The initiative is supported by several industry leaders including ARM, Intel, LG, Motorola, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Toshiba, and Verizon.
Nokia is one of six complainants claiming Qualcomm does not license its 3G patents under "fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory" terms
Despite a commercial future that depends on working with each other, the relationship between intellectual property firm and chipset vendor Qualcomm and handset maker Nokia has been fractious at best during recent years.
As reported yesterday on ZDNet, Nokia is in a fight with Qualcomm over patents that were part of a cross-licensing deal between the two companies which expired last month. Yes, patents don't just harm software companies, but splash around the competitive landscape like an exploding creature from the mind of H.
With worldwide emphasis on bringing 3G to market, Nokia says patent dispute could yield ground to competing high-speed services.
Dispute over patents continues as a key licensing agreement between the two companies runs out
But the scrap continues...
The handset maker turned over the second-quarter payment for the use of patents related to one flavor of 3G technology.
The saga continues...
The legal tangle continues
New front in European war
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