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Analyst: T-Mobile USA might announce arrival of iPhone next week

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With T-Mobile COO Jim Alling hinting that the iPhone was too expensive at a recent conference in Barcelona, it seemed like the carrier was planning continuing with its bring your own iPhone strategy for its continually expanding iPhone compatible 4G network. However, today a note from Merrill Lynch analyst Scott Craig...
Analyst: T-Mobile USA might announce arrival of iPhone next week

Subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent Sues Apple over QuickTime & iDevices

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Alcatel-Lucent subsidiary Multimedia Patent Trust has sued many consumer electronics companies and broadcasters over the years including Microsoft, Dell, LG, TiVo, Canon and yes Apple. In this latest patent infringement filing, Multimedia Patent Trust (MPT) focuses their entire case against Apple on three counts ......
Subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent Sues Apple over QuickTime & iDevices

Google on defensive yet again in snafu over ad-tracking in Safari browsers

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Google (NSDQ: GOOG) continues to find itself in compromising positions in 2012, the latest coming after an investigation by The Wall Street Journal (NSDQ: NWS) found that the company was tricking Apple’s Safari browsers on the iPhone and the Mac into dropping their ad-tracking protections in order to promote...
Google on defensive yet again in snafu over ad-tracking in Safari browsers

Fujifilm hits Motorola Mobility with patent-infringement lawsuit

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Japanese photography giant says it's been trying for more than a year to get the Google subsidiary to license four patents related to digital camera and photography technology. [Read more]...
Fujifilm hits Motorola Mobility with patent-infringement lawsuit

Sony closes deal to buy Sony Ericsson, now Sony Mobile Communications

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Sony has completed its purchase of the Sony Ericsson mobile phone joint venture and turned the company into a subsidiary....
Sony closes deal to buy Sony Ericsson, now Sony Mobile Communications

Dutch Appeals Court Says eBay Subsidiary Not Liable For Infringement By Users

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While the Dutch courts forced local ISPs to block The Pirate Bay, kicking off a hilariously pointless and never-ending game of whac-a-mole, it's still never been fully explained why TPB -- as an intermediary -- should be liable for the infringement done by its users. In fact, a new ruling...
Dutch Appeals Court Says eBay Subsidiary Not Liable For Infringement By Users

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble settle patent dispute; create new subsidiary

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble just became unlikely allies, settling a patent dispute and forming a new subsidiary in one fell swoop....
Microsoft and Barnes & Noble settle patent dispute; create new subsidiary

Opera buys Skyfire, wants its video and smartphone optimization expertise

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In a sudden joining of former leaders turned also-rans in the mobile browser arena, Opera announced tonight that it has acquired Skyfire for about $155 million in cash and stock. According to the press release, Opera believes one of the things the two can help each other with is...
Opera buys Skyfire, wants its video and smartphone optimization expertise
Apple to sue bankrupt Proview over iPad trademark

Nokia buys controlling stake of Nokia Siemens Networks for $2.2b

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That didn't take long -- just hours after Bloomberg reported that Nokia was planning to buy out its German partner, the two firms have made it official: Nokia Seimens Networks is about to become a fully owned subsidiary of Espoo. Developing... Filed under: Mobile Comments Source: The Next Web...
Nokia buys controlling stake of Nokia Siemens Networks for $2.2b

Apple objects to showing Eminem case files in separate Unive

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Apple is fighting a discovery request in a class action lawsuit brought by musicians like Rick James and Rob Zombie against Universal Music, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Specifically the plaintiffs want access to trial exhibits, expert reports, depositions, and other material from a suit by FBT Productions against UMG subsidiary...
Apple objects to showing Eminem case files in separate Unive
Apple still can't keep up with iPhone 5 demand

Three days after suing Apple, Google says patent wars hurt consumers

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Google’s public policy director today said software patents are failing to promote innovation, and that patent lawsuits are hurting consumers. But it would be hard to argue Google is doing much to end the patent wars. Only three days ago, Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility sued Apple and demanded an import...
Three days after suing Apple, Google says patent wars hurt consumers
Barnes & Noble plans to bring NFC to the Nook

Microsoft And Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership For Ebooks

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble are announcing a new partnership to develop and sell educational ebooks on the Nook e-reader. Microsoft is investing $300 million in the subsidiary, while B&N will own the remaining 82 percent of it. (The new operation is being provisionally called "Newco," though the official release...
Microsoft And Barnes & Noble Announce Partnership For Ebooks

Samsung, NTT DoCoMo, et al. cancel plans for LTE chip joint venture

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Looks like the decision to not make a decision has... well, created a decision. Back in December of 2011, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic, Samsung and a smattering of other Japanese firms put their heads together in order to launch a joint venture to manufacture and sell ICs for mobile devices. Communication...
Samsung, NTT DoCoMo, et al. cancel plans for LTE chip joint venture

Copyright enforcement gone wrong: Universal takes down a song it doesn’t own

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Proactive copyright protection systems like YouTube’s ContentID are double-edged swords. On the one hand, they help large companies efficiently ensure that their copyrights are not infringed, which can be difficult with sites where anyone can upload content. On the other hand, they can give those with the right deals and...
Copyright enforcement gone wrong: Universal takes down a song it doesn’t own

U.S. Judge Dismisses "Copyright Shakedown" of Foreign Video Sites

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In February 2011, FraserSide IP LLC, a subsidiary of adult entertainment company Private Media Group, filed a complaint against Youngtek Solutions Limited, the owners of two “tube” sites called EmpFlix and TNAflix. Specializing in adult content, the sites will be familiar to many readers since they were heavily promoted by...
U.S. Judge Dismisses "Copyright Shakedown" of Foreign Video Sites

Deutsche Telekom Confirms in Talks to Combine MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA

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Aiming to beef up its U.S. operation, Deutsche Telekom is in talks to combine MetroPCS with its T-Mobile USA operations. In a statement Tuesday, the carrier said it is “holding talks” but said there are “significant issues” yet to be worked out. “Deutsche Telekom is holding talks with the listed...
Deutsche Telekom Confirms in Talks to Combine MetroPCS and T-Mobile USA

FileMaker Pro 12 Adds New 'Starter Solutions' and Broadens iOS Integration

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Apple subsidiary FileMaker today announced the launch of its new lineup of FileMaker 12 database applications, launching new themes and "Starter Solutions" to help users get up and running, as well as significantly enhancing integration with iOS devices."Databases only boost productivity if people genuinely enjoy using them," said Ryan Rosenberg,...
FileMaker Pro 12 Adds New 'Starter Solutions' and Broadens iOS Integration

Microsoft mulls redundancy program in France, blames Google

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Microsoft’s subsidiary in France has presented a redundancy plan to its works council, a consultative committee, the French financial newspaper La Tribune reports. A first for the company, this plan would entail voluntary redundancy for 30 staff members of its ‘Advertising & Online’ division. According to Microsoft France, this division’s...
Microsoft mulls redundancy program in France, blames Google

Google's Q2 2012

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Google's Q2 2012: Google had a solid quarter, beating most estimates. But this is interesting: Motorola Operating Loss - GAAP operating loss for Motorola was $233 million ($192 million for the mobile segment and $41 million for the home segment), or -19% of Motorola revenues in the second quarter of...
Google's Q2 2012
Nokia in talks to sell Vertu as soon as this week, says Reuters

ITC hands Apple another patent win against HTC

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Apple has won another victory against HTC thanks to a new ruling by the International Trade Commission. On Friday afternoon, the ITC dismissed HTC's original patent complaint against Apple, upholding its initial ruling from October that said Apple had not violated HTC's patents in its implementation of iOS. Apple...
ITC hands Apple another patent win against HTC

Trololol: Brazilian brand launches IPHONE smartphone series, claims brand ownership

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Brazilian company IGB Eletrônica has announced in a press release that its subsidiary Gradiente is launching a new smartphone series, Brazilian site G1 reports. Nothing to see here, except for one detail: the series is called ‘IPHONE’ – yes, as Apple’s iconic devices. While IGB doesn’t explicitly mention the elephant...
Trololol: Brazilian brand launches IPHONE smartphone series, claims brand ownership

PayPal details new wallet tech

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In February, PayPal provided new details on how it planned to roll out its in-store payment services. The subsidiary of eBay plans to demonstrate at the SXSW conference in Austin how it hopes to distinguish its consumer-side digital wallet service from the competition, including Google Wallet and Isis. PayPal hopes...
PayPal details new wallet tech

Tor Books says cutting DRM out of its e-books hasn't hurt business

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Early this week, Tor Books, a subsidiary of Tom Doherty Associates and the world's leading publisher of science fiction, gave an update on how its decision to do away with Digital Rights Management (DRM) schemes has impacted the company. Long story short: it hasn't, really. Tor announced last April...
Tor Books says cutting DRM out of its e-books hasn't hurt business

Google Wants To Operate .Search As A "Dotless" Domain, Plans To Open .Cloud, .Blog And .App To Others

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If it gets it, Google wants to turn .search into a “dotless domain,” the company told ICANN a few days ago. Last year, Google applied to manage the .app, .blog, .cloud and .search generic top-level domain (gTLD) names as part of a major expansion of the domain-name system. ICANN, which...
Google Wants To Operate .Search As A "Dotless" Domain, Plans To Open .Cloud, .Blog And .App To Others

Virgin Mobile to carry iPhone from today, Sir Richard does his best Fonz impression

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Virgin Mobile is offering the iPhone to its prepaid customers as of today. The Sprint-owned subsidiary is using the event to kickstart a new retail strategy that will see the company open branded retail stores in Chicago -- with a nationwide rollout dependent upon its success. Since all carriers...
Virgin Mobile to carry iPhone from today, Sir Richard does his best Fonz impression
Toyota and Lexus show off autonomous -- but not self-driving -- car at CES
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