The move will strengthen Qualcomm's continued mobile endeavors from HP's failed Palm project, which closed in mid-2011 after poor sales.
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Now that the Obama administration has intervened in a patent infringement ruling between Apple and Samsung, uncertainty lingers over how effective the courts have been over such disputes. Is the patience of politicians beginning to wear thin?
The iPhone and iPad maker cannot add its main rival's smartphone to a list of devices it wants banned for allegedly infringing its patents, a court rules.
The smartphone making division of Google is sent a formal list of complaints by the EU for allegedly abusing its position in the market over recent patent litigation with Apple.
A judge found in favor of Microsoft in a patent spat with Motorola, indicating that Google grossly overpaid for the smartphone maker, despite the patent protection it was given.
AMD believes that a former vice-president and three managers handed trade secrets to Nvidia, after they jumped ship to join a rival hardware-making firm.
A U.S. bankruptcy court approves the sale of 1,100 Kodak patents to a bevy of technology firms, but at a fraction of the price they were valued at.
Patent hoarder buys technology portfolio from ailing phone maker, and turns the technologies into a super-weapon to fire at its competitors. Rinse, repeat: What a surprise.
In an ongoing dispute over patents, while Microsoft has been leading the wins in the running battle, Motorola Mobility won a rare victory against the software giant.
Apple can no longer count how many suits it has on its chief executive's ten fingers. Another firm is refiling its patent suit against Cupertino due to a prior procedural error.