Nokia and Samsung have come to a deal which will let the Korean firm use video technologies developed by Nokia. Details of the arrangement have not been disclosed by either of the firms.
A new Microsoft patent reveals details about a topic-based summarizer for meetings. The obvious application of such a system will be in Microsoft Teams to properly summarize meetings
Huawei has filed a patent infringement lawsuit with a U.S. court. The lawsuit is against Verizon which has allegedly violated 12 U.S. patents belonging to Huawei. Huawei said it has compiled proof.
Nokia Corporation announced today that the company has managed to declare upwards of 2,000 patents detailing inventions relating to 5G in compliance with the authoritative bodies around the world.
While the Surface kickstand evolved throughout the first few generations of the 2-in-1 device lineup, little has changed since the Surface Pro 3 but a new patent could signal upcoming improvements.
We're about a week into the new year, so it's time to take a look at just what Microsoft announced these past seven days. A new build for Insiders, games, and new Microsoft 365 SKUs. Catch up below.
WIPO published a Google patent for a "foldable computing device" yesterday, featuring unique new solutions tackling the problems encountered by engineers to make foldable smartphones feasible.
Microsoft's patents relating to foldable devices seem to be never-ending, and the latest one shows that the company could include a camera system that's split between the two halves of the device.
Nokia and OPPO have signed a secretive patent license agreement. The contents of the deal are unknown but OPPO has agreed to pay Nokia for the multi-year license period. It likely involves 5G patents.
Samsung's next Galaxy S smartphone could have a radical new design. We've seen hints of what could be possible during its Developer Conference but additional information has surfaced through patents.
Microsoft is taking the next step in its new love affair with Linux, as it joins the Open Invention Network and makes 60,000 of its patents available to OIN to help protect Linux from legal liability.
In apparent retaliation to BlackBerry's lawsuits in March, Facebook is now suing BlackBerry. It accuses the company of infringing six patents, one of which bolsters its voice-messaging services.
A U.S. court has ordered Samsung to pay $539 million in damages to Apple. This is just the latest development in a seven-year legal feud that the two firms have been engaged in with each other.
Time again for the weekly roundup of news out of the Redmond campus. This week, we have some bugs that were exposed in Microsoft software, as well as new patents that could hint at future products.
Today, Nokia announced that it's signed collaboration and patent agreements with Xiaomi, through which the Chinese firm has acquired patent assets from Nokia, the specifics of which weren't provided.
Chinese smartphone-maker, Huawei, took a patent victory over its South Korean rival, Samsung. A court has ordered Samsung to pay $11.6 million for infringing upon Huawei's smartphone technologies.
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."
Apple filed a lawsuit in California on Tuesday which indirectly accuses Nokia of conspiring with patent trolls to "extort exorbitant revenues unfairly and anticompetitively" from the tech giant.
Yahoo has put 3,000 patents up for auction as a part of its plans to sell its core web search and advertising businesses. The patents are expected to fetch more than $1 billion.
Huawei alleges that Samsung has infringed its patents in various 4G technologies, and operating system and user interface elements, in its smartphones - but another claim remains secret for now.
Microsoft has announced the renewal of a patent cross-licensing agreement with Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer Funai, which makes products for Philips, Sanyo, Kodak and other brands.
Microsoft has trumped Google in court by winning an Appeals court ruling that Google charged unfairly for royalties on patents that covered Wi-Fi and video downloads
Google has been awarded a new patent for a wearable that emits pleasant smells upon detection of physical activity. Weirdly enough, it also has a feature that lets you avoid nearby friends.
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.
Thanks to new court documents that have been cleaned up from the Microsoft vs Samsung case over royalty payments, we can now figure out roughly how much Microsoft earns per handset sold.
Moving forward towards resolving their disputes and once again closing the chapter on their patent woes, Microsoft and Samsung have reportedly restarted negotiations over the matter.
Microsoft has been pursuing Android vendors and pinning them against the wall with its massive catalog of patents, and now we finally know which patents Microsoft has been using to earn its royalties.
Apple has submitted a proposal for an injunction that would see a permanent ban on sales of nine Samsung handsets in the United States, claiming that it would otherwise suffer "irreparable harm".
Apple and Samsung will begin a second round of legal battles today in a U.S. courtroom over a number of software patents, nearly two years after the first round went to Apple.
Nokia and HTC have announced they have ended their protracted patent battle in the courts and have signed an agreement to license each other's patents and technology.
Microsoft is publicly supporting the End Anonymous Patents Act, a new bill making its way through the US Congress that, if made into a law, would disclose the real name of patent owners.
Today is s World IP Day and Microsoft is noting the occasion by posting up a new video that puts the spotlight on two employees which have been awarded patents for their creations.
2012's biggest drama looks set for a 2013 sequel with the ITC finding Samsung to have infringed on a key part of an Apple patent. That patent? Something to do with text selection methods on mobile.
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.
Microsoft has announced it will launch a new Patent Tracker website tool that will allow anyone to view a list of all of the patents that Microsoft currently holds.
Apple has appeared in court, accused of copying software used in Siri, and the company behind the claim says it plans to demand that Apple stops selling those devices that infringe its patent rights.
Two of Twitter's co-founders have been granted a patent for the service described as a 'system (and method) for device-independent point to multipoint communication is disclosed.'
While the beginning of the month brought HTC a victory against Nokia it seems the Finnish company has caught up. Nokia was awarded a patent injunction against HTC today in a regional court in Germany.
Sony and Red Digital Cinema are lawyering up over allegations of patent infringement, with two patents in particular coming under scrutiny, amid calls for the infringing products to be destroyed.
A judge has thrown out 13 of the patent claims that Motorola Mobility, and its parent company Google, have made against Microsoft in the ongoing legal battle between the two tech giants.