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It's Here! Fennec for Android

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Fennec (aka Firefox Mobile) is now available for phones running Google's Android OS. This highly-anticipated web browser is a mobile-ready port of its desktop cousin, Mozilla Firefox. Like its predecessor, Fennec offers tabbed browsing and add-ons. It also offers an optional add-on called "Weave" which allows you to sync your...
It's Here! Fennec for Android

Report: Xbox 360 to gain support for USB storage

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The Xbox 360 all but requires a hard drive to download games, patches, movies. Indeed, all the features of a modern console can become very dependent on having large amounts of memory. Microsoft has long required users to buy expensive and proprietary memory devices and hard drives, but documentation...
Report: Xbox 360 to gain support for USB storage

RIM Signs A Licensing Deal With Microsoft (MSFT, RIMM)

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Research In Motion shares are spiking on news that it has struck some sort of licensing deal with Microsoft. We've put in calls to Microsoft to find out what's going on here. It doesn't look like RIM is getting Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, or vice versa. Instead, RIM is...
RIM Signs A Licensing Deal With Microsoft (MSFT, RIMM)
6.4 percent of most popular Windows Phone apps are incompatible with Tango devices

Skype for Windows Phone working on Nokia Lumia 610, scoffs at memory restrictions

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Remember the unfortunate news that Skype's new Windows Phone app wasn't compatible with low-memory devices? Well, the app is now compatible with the incoming Nokia Lumia 610. After "some challenges early on", Nokia tells us that the app is primed for use when the entry-level Windows Phone eventually hits...
Skype for Windows Phone working on Nokia Lumia 610, scoffs at memory restrictions

Microsoft, RIM ink patent deal for smartphone tech

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Microsoft announced today that it has licensed certain patents to RIM, yet another move by the software giant to use its arsenal of intellectual property. In this case, the BlackBerry maker is licensing patents related to what’s known as Extended File Allocation Table, a file system that allows large multimedia files...
Microsoft, RIM ink patent deal for smartphone tech
The age of flexible electronics is upon us

An era begins: Microsoft licenses exFAT file system to camcorders, cameras, and Android tablets

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Microsoft today announced it has signed patent licensing agreements for the use of the latest Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT) with five companies. The agreements cover Sharp Android tablets, Sigma and NextoDi high-end cameras and accessories, as well as Black Magic and Atomos Global broadcast-quality video-recording devices. If you’re getting...
An era begins: Microsoft licenses exFAT file system to camcorders, cameras, and Android tablets

Patent Troll Sues Facebook, Amazon, Oracle, Linkedin, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley & More For Using Certain File Systems

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Via Jeff Roberts at Gigaom, we learn of yet another patent trolling operation: Parallel Iron, which has sued a bunch of tech companies and banks because of the file systems they use. It filed a few lawsuits in April, most of which were refiled in June, and then it just...
Patent Troll Sues Facebook, Amazon, Oracle, Linkedin, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley & More For Using Certain File Systems

Samsung says Ericsson behaves like a patent troll, countersues over 8 more patents in Texas

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Late on Monday by local time Samsung finally responded to Ericsson's federal patent infringement lawsuits in the Eastern District of Texas. Ericsson filed two federal complaints against Samsung in late November 2012, one of which mirrors Ericsson's near-simultaneous ITC complaint against Samsung. In December Samsung brought a retaliatory ITC complaint...
Samsung says Ericsson behaves like a patent troll, countersues over 8 more patents in Texas

Mozilla Officially Unveils A Pre-Alpha Test Version Of Firefox For Android

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Late last month, a number of sites noted that a very early build of Fennec, the mobile version of Firefox, was available to download for Android phones. However, that build wasn’t official as it was put together by an individual and optimized for the Droid device. Today, Mozilla has itself...
Mozilla Officially Unveils A Pre-Alpha Test Version Of Firefox For Android
Microsoft signs licensing agreement with RIM... for a file storage system
Microsoft details full Windows Phone 'Tango' 256MB RAM device limitations
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