Microsoft files lawsuit against Barnes & Noble

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Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against the Barnes & Noble over the company’s Android based e-book reader, claiming that it infri­nges Microsoft patents. The company is also naming Foxconn and Inventec, who manufacture the Nook reader for the retailer. According to Microsoft, the patents at issue covers a range of functionality embodied in Android devices that are essential to the …

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Clearwire sued for throttling customers (USA)

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Clearwire has been sued by customers alleging that their Internet speeds were purposely slowed down. Claiming that the company is operating a “Ponzi Scheme”, the lawsuit alleges that the company is signing up more customers than its network can cope with, and then earning revenues by charging substantial termination fees to break contracts when customers cannot get the service they …

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Nokia files further lawsuit against Apple

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­Nokia has filed patent claims in the U.K. High Court, Dusseldorf and Mannheim District Courts in Germany and the District Court of the Hague, Netherlands, again alleging that Apple infringes Nokia patents in many of its products sold in these countries, including iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. According to Paul Melin, Vice President, Intellectual Property at Nokia, these actions add …

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TPSA files lawsuit to overrule DPTG award

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Telekomunikacja Polska SA, Poland’s dominant telecommunications operator has revealed that it has filed a lawsuit in Austria, demanding the withdrawal of a verdict that awarded compensation to DPTG. TPSA, which is controlled by Austria,was ordered in September to pay US$495 million to its business partner DPTG to settle a long-running dispute over traffic volumes carried via a fiber optical network …

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AT&T to settle lawsuit over alleged mobile data taxes (US)

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AT­&T has decided to settle a class-action court case over taxes charged on mobile data tariffs. The company was in the process of sending text messages to subscribers notifying them that they may be eligible to a refund under the terms of settlement. As per the company’s statement, subscribers who paid for mobile internet access through certain services including iPhone …

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Iridium resolves proceedings with Motorola

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­Motorola and its ex- satellite joint venture; Iridium Communications have now settled a US$24.7 million lawsuit over a loan made in 2000. According to Motorola, the loan was guaranteed by Iridium Holdings LLC. According to reports, Iridium Communications confirmed that it has inked a settlement agreement with Motorola that resolves all disputed matters in the lawsuit. The terms of the …

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Google backs HTC against Apple lawsuit

Editor Mobile Setting a stage for a major battle between Google and Apple, HTC, the handset manufacturer of Google, has got Google’s support against the lawsuit in which Apple has accused it of infringing 20 hardware and software patents. The patents relate to user interface, underlying architecture and hardware of the iPhone and cite the Nexus One, the Google-branded phone launched …

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Legal battle spiced up between Apple and Nokia

Editor Mobile According to the latest development in the legal battle between USA’s Apple and Finland’s Nokia, Apple has countersued Nokia over 13 alleged patent violations of its technology. The move is followed by a lawsuit filed by Nokia in the month of October, accusing iPhone maker Apple of ten patent infringements. The US based company has said that its competitors …

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Motorola theft cost men $45 billion, lawyer tells jury

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Motorola Inc. owes $45 billion to the founders of a defunct Florida company for stealing their ideas for a vehicle-tracking system, a lawyer for the men said at the start of a trial over trade secrets.SPS Technologies Corp.’s founders were duped into providing Motorola with engineering details and a client list, SPS attorney Willie Gary told jurors Thursday in state …

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