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Microsoft Sues Windows Phone Partner For Patent Infringement

Kyocera are known for their document solutions, and they are about to receive a document from Microsoft. Redmond has filed a lawsuit against the company…

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Nokia Q4 2014 Results Show A Sharp Increase In Profits

Microsoft had a perfectly fine quarter in mobile, moving 10.5 million Lumia handsets, but guess which company found even bigger success. Nokia recorded a massive…

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Court Upholds The Microsoft Samsung Lawsuit

Entangled and entwined legal battles! Prepare for what now seems like another such lengthy process, as the Microsoft Samsung lawsuit has been upheld by a…

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Samsung Believes Nokia Takeover Violated Deal With Microsoft

Samsung has been acting up recently, with the refusal from the South Korean technology giant to pay royalties to Microsoft. And some new information has…

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Microsoft Wins The Windows 8 Live Tiles Lawsuit

Remember the Windows 8 Live Tiles lawsuit? Sure you don’t. This fluffy little piece of litigation has been an ongoing process ever since the debut…

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Patents Reveal New Fitness Features For Microsoft Smartwatch

Underwhelmed with what the Apple Watch offers? Then maybe you’ll be interested in what Redmond is planning. A Microsoft smartwatch has been in the news…

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Microsoft And Samsung Plan To Settle Patent Dispute

Redmond, last month, made a decision to start legal action against the Korean company, but according to the latest reports, both Microsoft and Samsung are…

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Developer Accuses Microsoft Of Stealing His Browser Technology

Patents are a necessary evil. Although the dust seems to be settling now, the technology world has had a pretty haphazard time with patent claims…

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China Publishes Secret List Of Microsoft’s Android Patents

Well, let’s just say the list is not so secret anymore! Revenge, they say, is a dish best served cold. But the Chinese government is…

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Samsung’s New Tablet Design Looks Similar To ASUS Transformer Pad

Word around the block is that Samsung is now working on foldable tablet devices of some sorts, with planned launch dates of early 2015. And…

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Is Microsoft Working On A Touchscreen Game Controller For Xbox Surface Tablet?

Things move fast in the world of computing. More so, in the world of tablets. It seems like it was only yesterday that Microsoft introduced…

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Microsoft Said To Have Paid $150 Million For Assets Of A Wearable Computing Firm

So you guys may have heard the little news that Facebook has snapped up the company behind the Oculus VR (virtual reality) headset for a…

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Microsoft And Dell Pen Android, Chrome OS Patent Royalty Agreement

The first major patent coup of the year! Microsoft and Dell have entered into an agreement relating to intellectual property that will see both companies…

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Nokia Thinking Of Including Active Bezels In Future Smartphones

The Finnish telecom giant has carved a nice little niche for itself with its colorful smartphone designs, and though its might have handed over its…

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Microsoft Files For A Patent For Gesture Based Search

Considering just how big a company Microsoft is, some circles criticize it for not innovating enough. But it’s hard to truly innovate when you have…

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Nokia Manages To Get HTC One Mini Sales Banned In The UK

We dive into the amazing world of patents once again. Unlike the Apple and Samsung ordeal, the stakes here may be lower, but this is…

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Microsoft Quietly Files For A Patent For Automatically Quieting Mobile Devices

When it rains, it pours. In true proverbial fashion we now have details of another Redmond patent that the company filed in August, but only…

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New Microsoft Patent Is A Skin Sensitive Bezel For Devices

Redmond has seen the future, and it is filled with feature rich, touch enabled mobile devices. No surprises then that the company continues its heavy…

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Microsoft Nets An Easy $2 Billion Every Year From Android Patents

Microsoft may be many things, but the company has a knack for research in its very DNA. Although primarily a software and services firm, Redmond…

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Microsoft Wins Again In Patent Dispute, Motorola Ordered To Pay $14 Million

Part of the reason why Google bought Motorola Mobility was its notable portfolio of technology patents. But things are not quite working out as well…