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T-Mobile engineer opens up about iPhone, LTE, failed AT&T merger and more in Reddit AMA

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A Reddit AMA has been going on this morning with a T-Mobile RF engineer hosting a series of questions about the network, it’s LTE capabilities, the iPhone and more. Some interesting information is getting revealed and we’ve pulled a few of the tidbits out for you here. On iPhones getting...
T-Mobile engineer opens up about iPhone, LTE, failed AT&T merger and more in Reddit AMA

Two more huge loopholes identified in Google FRAND letter to standards bodies

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This is a follow-up to yesterday's rapid commentary on Google's letter to standard-setting organizations concerning the use of Motorola Mobility's essential patents.Today I re-read the letter and thought about it some more. There's no shortage of loopholes in it, and I addressed some of them yesterday, but I found two...
Two more huge loopholes identified in Google FRAND letter to standards bodies

German court dismisses Motorola's 3G-related suit against Apple

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A German court has ruled that Apple's wireless products do not infringe on inventions related to 3G/UMTS owned by rival Motorola Mobility....
German court dismisses Motorola's 3G-related suit against Apple

Huawei Ascend G350 hands-on (video)

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Huawei made waves with three major phone announcements at this year's CES, but the Chinese phone maker brought along another unannounced device to show off in its booth. Called the Ascend G350, this lower-specced handset's main feature is its IP68 certification, which means the device is dustproof and waterproof...
Huawei Ascend G350 hands-on (video)

Samsung loses second patent claim against Apple in Germany

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Samsung has suffered its second patent loss against Apple in as many weeks. The company has said that a German court has ruled that its second of three patent claims related to 3G/UMTS has been rejected. The latest blow in its bitter ongoing legal battle with Apple comes after the...
Samsung loses second patent claim against Apple in Germany

AT&T and T-Mobile sharing networks in New York and New Jersey following Hurricane Sandy

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AT&T and T-Mobile just jointly announced that they will be temporarily sharing their network in New York and New Jersey, following Hurricane Sandy. Customers will be able to connect to whichever network is working, despite which carrier they may be on. Here’s the press release: In the wake of destruction caused by...
AT&T and T-Mobile sharing networks in New York and New Jersey following Hurricane Sandy
Samsung Adds iPad Mini, 4th Generation iPad And 5th Generation iPod Touch To Patent Lawsuit

Samsung's eeeny-weeny Galaxy Pocket is examined under the FCC's magnifying glass

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Once those wags at the FCC had finished joking about how difficult the Galaxy Pocket is to see with the human eye, it was time to get examining. Samsung's cellphone with a 2.8-inch display was revealed to be packing GSM 850 / 1900 and UMTS Band V radios that'll...
Samsung's eeeny-weeny Galaxy Pocket is examined under the FCC's magnifying glass

MetroPCS to start using T-Mobile's network and GSM handsets June 12th

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And so it begins. With T-Mobile recently closing the deal to acquire MetroPCS, it was only a matter of time before we'd see more commingling. PhoneArena's uncovered yesterday that MetroPCS is about start using T-Mobile's network and GSM handsets. Two phones which are currently available on T-Mobile -- the...
MetroPCS to start using T-Mobile's network and GSM handsets June 12th

Nokia throws more sue-age at Apple Inc.

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Shared by Jesse Stay It has begun... Nokia has filed a fresh lawsuit against Apple with the Federal District Court in the Western District of Wisconsin, alleging that Apple iPhone and iPad 3G products infringe five important Nokia patents.The patents in question relate to technologies for enhanced speech and data...
Nokia throws more sue-age at Apple Inc.

AT&T validates NVIDIA Icera 410 LTE modem for use on its network

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NVIDIA, likely feeling the sting of not having an LTE presence on some of the biggest carriers in the US, announced this morning that the Icera 410 modem has been validated for use on AT&T's network. This particular chipset utilizes the carrier's particular brand of Long-Term Evolution -- in...
AT&T validates NVIDIA Icera 410 LTE modem for use on its network

Apple offered Samsung UMTS cross-licensing agreement prior to trial

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It was revealed in a court filing this week that prior to its California patent trial against Samsung, Apple proposed a mutual agreement regarding cross-licensing patented 3G/UMTS technologies with the Korean company under what it considered to be FRAND terms....
Apple offered Samsung UMTS cross-licensing agreement prior to trial
Samsung's revenge plan takes form: iPhone 5 added to patent lawsuit

Preliminary ITC ruling holds Apple to infringe a 3G-essential Motorola patent

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Today, Administrative Law Judge Thomas B. Pender gave notice of his initial determination on the investigation of Motorola's October 2010 complaint against Apple. Out of four patents asserted at this stage of the investigation, Apple was found to infringe one -- and that one is a FRAND-pledged standard-essential patent.I'm sure...
Preliminary ITC ruling holds Apple to infringe a 3G-essential Motorola patent

Apple infringes on Samsung UMTS patent, Dutch court rules

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Apple was found guilty of infringing on a UMTS-related patent owned by Samsung and must compensate Samsung for an undetermined amount, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday....
Apple infringes on Samsung UMTS patent, Dutch court rules

Nokia Lumia 521 for T-Mobile given FCC approval

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RM-917. It may not sound like much on the outside, but the model number and above picture correspond with the Nokia Lumia 521, T-Mobile's version of the lower-end Lumia 520 announced at MWC last month. We still don't have any details on when it'll show up on retail shelves,...
Nokia Lumia 521 for T-Mobile given FCC approval
Apple attacks Samsung for asserting standards-essential patents

Alcatel Idol X hands-on (video)

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Alcatel converted its One Touch Idol line from a duo to a trio with today's launch of yet another set at Mobile World Congress: the Idol X. While not quite as thin as its 6.45mm-thin Idol Ultra sibling, at 7mm thick with a tiny 2.4mm bezel it is definitely...
Alcatel Idol X hands-on (video)

Apple Infringes on Samsung UMTS Patent, Dutch Court Rules

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Apple was found guilty of infringing on a UMTS related patent owned by Samsung and must compensate Samsung an undetermined amount, a Dutch court ruled on......
Apple Infringes on Samsung UMTS Patent, Dutch Court Rules
Apple wins last of series of Motorola patent infringement claims

Samsung: Sorry It Took So Long To Sue Over iPhone 5. We Had to Wait In Line To Buy One.

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Samsung has finally made good on its threat to sue Apple over the iPhone 5. On Tuesday morning the company accused Apple of intringing its patents with the device, adding claims about it to an existing lawsuit between the two companies. In an amendment to a lawsuit it originally filed...
Samsung: Sorry It Took So Long To Sue Over iPhone 5. We Had to Wait In Line To Buy One.

Orange San Diego: Intel brings the x86 vs. ARM smartphone war to Europe

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After months of being teased by the China-only Lenovo K800 and the India-only Xolo X900, the Western world is finally getting a piece of the Intel Atom-powered Android smartphone action: The Orange San Diego (previously codenamed Santa Clara) will launch in the UK on June 6 and cost just £199...
Orange San Diego: Intel brings the x86 vs. ARM smartphone war to Europe

AT&T and T-Mobile Team Up for Free Roaming in Sandy-Affected Region

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Denied the right by federal regulators to merge last year in what would have been a $39 billion blockbuster of a combination, wireless service providers AT&T and T-Mobile at least get to pretend like they’re on the same team for a while, thanks to Hurricane Sandy. The two companies just...
AT&T and T-Mobile Team Up for Free Roaming in Sandy-Affected Region

T-mobile RF engineer answers questions about iPhone traffic and LTE plans

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This morning a T-Mobile RF engineer claiming to be “heavily involved” in the carrier’s LTE upgrades and network modernization plans started an AMA on Reddit. Not surprisingly, many of the questions were iPhone and Apple related. Some of the questions included how much 2G/EDGE traffic the carrier’s network sees from...
T-mobile RF engineer answers questions about iPhone traffic and LTE plans

Sony Xperia S jogs past the FCC carrying AT&T 3G radios (video)

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The FCC boys were clutching at their multimeters in horror when they saw how much work they'd have to do when Sony's new Xperia S rolled into the bunker. Still, their loss is connectivity's gain, as the Ericsson-branded (for now, at least) phone packs quad-band GSM / EDGE, 850...
Sony Xperia S jogs past the FCC carrying AT&T 3G radios (video)

Apple Wins Skirmish With Motorola on the German Front

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Motorola Mobility’s recent run of legal victories against Apple was broken today when a German court ruled in Cupertino’s favor in one of the companies’ innumerable lawsuits against one another. On Friday Judge Andreas Voss of the Mannheim Regional Court ruled that Motorola failed to prove conclusively that Apple had...
Apple Wins Skirmish With Motorola on the German Front

Google to continue Motorola's FRAND licensing that seeks to monopolize H.264, UMTS

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Google's worst fears about greedy H.264 patent holders and "bogus patent" warfare involving Android are coming true, albeit at the hands of Motorola, a company it seeks to acquire. Google is now promising to continue this same behavior itself after it buys the increasingly unreasonable and (outside of patent claims)...
Google to continue Motorola's FRAND licensing that seeks to monopolize H.264, UMTS

Huawei Ascend P1 slips through FCC with pentaband goodness for all

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Huawei's putting a whole bunch of oomph behind its 2012 lineup, and it's finally beginning to get noticed here in the US. Not too long after getting the Ascend D1 approved by the FCC, the Chinese manufacturer has returned to Washington to push the Ascend P1 through the government...
Huawei Ascend P1 slips through FCC with pentaband goodness for all

The Legal Battle Between Apple And Nokia Heats Up

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The ongoing legal wars between Nokia and Apple are heating up. Nokia is slapping Apple with another lawsuit, this time alleging that Apple’s iPhone and iPad 3G products infringe five Nokia patents. The complaint was filed in the Federal District Court in the Western District of Wisconsin. Nokia is alleging...
The Legal Battle Between Apple And Nokia Heats Up

Sony Xperia T lands at the FCC, lets us peek under the hood

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There isn't much mystery left to an FCC-bound phone that's already been announced and thoroughly handled, but we must admit that Sony does a pretty good job at making the federal approval documents more exciting than most. How? More often than not, the confidentiality request has already been lifted,...
Sony Xperia T lands at the FCC, lets us peek under the hood
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