GPS gear maker gets two tech patents

GPS gear maker gets two tech patents

A Calgary-based global positioning system (GPS) equipment manufacturer has been awarded two new technology patents. Hemisphere GPS Inc.’s first patent...

November 25th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo

Nokia’s patent exhaustion case against Qualcomm dismissed

Nokia’s patent exhaustion case against Qualcomm dismissed

Nokia 's battle to stop Qualcomm from demanding royalties from both chip makers and handset manufacturers for the same patent...

November 14th, 2007 Nancy Gohring

Acer, HP square off in PC patent spat

Acer, HP square off in PC patent spat

Acer Inc. has filed a patent counterclaim against rival Hewlett-Packard Co. as part of its response to two HP lawsuits....

July 22nd, 2007 Dan Nystedt

GPLv3

GPLv3

"When fate hands you a lemon," wrote Dale Carnegie many years ago, "make lemonade." Replace the word "fate" with "Microsoft"...

June 27th, 2007 Joaquim P. Menezes

Linux community split on Microsoft patent claims

Linux community split on Microsoft patent claims

The Linux community is splitting -- right down the middle, at this point -- over Microsoft Corp.'s controversial claims that...

June 24th, 2007 Todd R Weiss

You don’t scare us, free software proponents tell Microsoft

You don’t scare us, free software proponents tell Microsoft

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEMicrosoft Corp.’s demands for royalties from users of open-source software are just "scare tactics" to convince more...

May 14th, 2007

Tumultuous times for troubled Vonage

Tumultuous times for troubled Vonage

These are tumultuous times for VoIP provider Vonage Holdings Corp. The New Jersey-based firm announced on April 12 that its...

April 26th, 2007 No Author

Novell-Microsoft pact questioned

Novell-Microsoft pact questioned

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLENovell and Microsoft leaders used the keynote stage at Novell’s BrainShare show last month to trumpet their...

April 12th, 2007 Jeff Jedras

Microsoft ordered to pay Alcatel-Lucent $1.5 billion for patent infringement

Microsoft ordered to pay Alcatel-Lucent $1.5 billion for patent infringement

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEMicrosoft Corp. must pay US$1.5 billion in damages to Alcatel-Lucent SA for infringing on patents for MP3...

February 22nd, 2007 Elizabeth Montalbano