Patent wars, regulation and legislation increasingly matter to the tech sector.
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New recommendations from the Obama administration include expanded pro bono legal help for inventors and crowdsourcing prior art.
U.S.-based cellphone maker Hop-on is the latest company to sign an Android patent-licensing deal with Microsoft.
The FCC chairman defended that the communications regulator is on the side of creators and innovators, not telco giants.
Qualcomm is under investigation in China for allegedly overcharging and exploiting its market position, which will see the U.S. chipmaker facing fines of over US$1 billion.
The Business Software Alliance managed to settle 16 software piracy cases in 2013, an all-time best for the global software advocate.
The Republic of Korea will harmonise its copyright laws with Australia within two years of the Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement coming into force.
A fleet of 150 Android-powered mobile fingerprint biometric scanners from NEC will be deployed to allow the South Australian police verify identities of suspects on the spot.
A CSIRO technology that was initially designed to map caves and mines will now be used by the Queensland Police as a part of forensic investigations.
Microsoft has added Voxx Electronics to its list of Android patent licensees.
The Framework is described to be "a voluntary how-to guide for organizations in the critical infrastructure community to enhance their cybersecurity."
Apple failed to show a US appeals court that it would be 'irreparably harmed' by complying with its court-ordered antitrust monitor.
After over three years of talks, proposals and counter-proposals, the European Commission and Google have finally agreed on a way to settle the long-running search antitrust probe.
Patent lawsuits and disputes are so 2012. Cross-licensing deals are fueling an emerging trend in 2014.
The security software firm may be required to cough up as much as US$145 million in damages following an investigation into its sales and pricing practices for government contracts.
Google asserts that it will be at liberty to divulge about all of the kinds of data requests it receives from U.S. legal and government agencies for the first time ever.