Google will begin paying publishers for their content through a new licensing program set for rollout later this year, with local publishers in Germany, Australia, and Brazil already onboard.
As open source software continues to be adopted at an increasing rate, compliance with open source licenses becomes a more pressing initiative. Find out how to ensure compliance with this free report.
Roku has announced that it's expanding its Roku TV licensing program to Europe. This allows manufacturers to acquire licenses to ship Roku OS on their devices, with the software then updated by Roku.
According to some leaked emails, Qualcomm and Apple tried to remain in business despite the licensing issues. According to the emails, Qualcomm asked Apple to use its modems in 50% of its devices.
Apple is bolstering its efforts to develop more efficient chips by licensing Dialog Semiconductor's power management integrated circuits and acquiring its certain assets in a new deal.
Seemingly taking several pages out of the playbook written by Microsoft, BlackBerry has made its intentions clear that it is aiming to license out its in-house fork of Android to device makers.
In a recent note to investors, Bernstein analysts noted that Apple could be in danger of losing a golden goose if Google becomes confident enough to believe Apple wouldn't jump to Bing.
In collaboration with Archos, Kodak has announced two Android tablets for the European market. The devices, starting at €79.99, offer ordinary specifications, with dedicated apps for image editing.
BlackBerry has won about $815 million as a refund for overpayments made to Qualcomm. The award is non-appealable and has seen BlackBerry's stock jump by 15 percent since the announcement.
Microsoft has announced "an outstanding partnership" to license patents for smartwatch technologies to Casio, whose devices it described as the "best-in-class products in this space."
It looks like the BlackBerry brand may soon pop up on more than just phones. In a recent earnings call, CEO John Chen hinted at possible tablets, wearables, and even medical devices using it.
In a press release, imaging tech pioneer Kodak announced it would license its brand to French multinational electronics company Archos, for use in the European tablet market.
Perhaps in a bid to combat lost revenue for the striking amount of cores per processor now available on the market, Microsoft is now moving from 'socket' to 'core' with it's new licensing.
A new story is making the rounds which claims that users might be forced to pay Microsoft for updates to Windows 10 after a short two to four years period. That story is bogus and we explain why.
From HoloLens in space and Windows 10 on track, to talking Straw, the new PS4, Xbox down in Japan, and "the ultimate portable computer", it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft has begun informing its customers how much it will cost to buy a Windows 10 Home license for those not eligible for the free upgrade offer, including information on prices outside of the US.
Over the weekend, there was quite a bit of confusion surrounding the licensing of Windows 10 and now the company has come forward, again, and clarified how Insiders Windows 10 upgrades will be handled
There seems to be a lot of confusion out there surrounding the "free upgrade" that Microsoft promised for Windows 7 and 8.1 users at the January 2015 press conference, here's what we know so far.
Amid recent speculation over the licensing of its brand, Nokia has now said it's "up to something", posting a mysterious image showing a black box with the Nokia logo, along with tomorrow's date.
Nokia's logo is vanishing from Lumia devices but it says it will be able to license its brand to other companies for use on handsets from Q4 2016, and that it can already do so on "other devices" now.
Google and LG have entered into a long-term agreement that will let each company make use of the other's patents. The deal stretches for ten years into the future and includes all new patents.
Talking about the new licensing model Microsoft has implemented, Terry Myerson explained that it has been a success with 50 new partners signing up to build tablets and Windows Phone devices.
At Computex 2013, Nick Parker of Microsoft's OEM division has confirmed that the licensing costs for Windows 8 and Windows RT have been cut for hardware partners building smaller (7-to-9-inch) tablets
Apple's iPad might be one of the most famous devices of the last decade, but it seems that their iPad Mini's name is too descriptive for the US Trademark Office to consider it trademark-able.
In our two part guide to Microsoft Licensing, we aim to give you an overview of licensing rules and the restrictions Microsoft place on its software and it's users. Part one, licensing types.
It seems that Intel is planning to improve its GPU offerings, entering into a deal with Creative to licensing ZiiLabs 3D graphics technology and integrate the ZiiLabs team into the Intel fold.
Judge Barbara Crabb has binned a case between Apple and Motorola Mobility over the licensing of patents for use in iOS devices, with both companies willing to continue to negotiate on pricing.
The two companies announced a patent deal today, which will allow Pegatron to continue selling Android- Chrome-based devices while providing Microsoft with royalties.
In a new entry on the official Windows Store developer blog, Microsoft goes over the licensing model for the apps that will be sold in the download store feature of Windows 8.
Microsoft has been careful to avoid publicising the cost to manufacturers of licensing the Windows Phone OS for each handset - but an executive from ZTE has now revealed the charge for each licence.
While Nokia is going through some of its toughest days in its painful transition to Windows Phone handsets, there is a small light at the end of the tunnel. The long-standing patent dispute between Apple...
In the past, when an organization would rent out computers to an institution, business, or whomever, the company would purchase the computers with standard Windows and Office licenses, and then ship those computers to their...
Microsoft has modified its Web server licensing terms for Windows Server 2008 in what looks like an attempt to compete more effectively with open source alternatives, CRN has learned. According to an internal Microsoft document...
All will be available in 32-bit or 64-bit versions, with the exception of Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems, which will only be available as a 64-bit version. Other changes include the availability of Windows...
Microsoft is trying to simplify its complex volume licensing programs and the customer agreements that fall under them as an unprecedented number of volume license customers face renewal decisions this fall. As part of that...
At TypeCon2007 today, Microsoft Corp. and Apple announced they have renewed their font licensing agreement, giving Apple users ongoing use of the latest versions of Microsoft® Windows® core fonts. Under the agreement, Apple and Microsoft...
VMware has slammed Microsoft's virtualization licensing and distribution policies as restrictive and anti-competitive. In a multi-page white paper posted Monday on its Web site, the Palo Alto, Calif. leading virtualization software company came out swinging,...
Symantec has released details of a potential security threat in its 2006 products, involving ActiveX software provided by a third-party developer. Meanwhile, some users are apparently reporting problems with their subscriptions, as false warnings of...
It seems Joost has won the first battle with potential rival YouTube. Viacom, which includes entertainment companies MTV Networks' Comedy Central, Black Entertainment Television and Paramount Pictures, has announced a deal to license its programming...
Windows Genuine Advantage is a term that grates on the nerves of many, some of who are legitimate legal Windows license holders. Why? Because more than just a few companies and individuals have had their...