Apple Inc.’s first loss against Samsung Electronics Co. in a U.S. patent case could mean a ban on imports of some older devices including the iPhone 4 while lessening prospects of the largest smartphone makers ending their legal battles.
As Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. develop smart watches and Google Inc. prepares to roll out Web-enabled eyewear, an ecosystem of software developers is springing up to lend a hand and reap the profits.
Apple Inc.’s patent-infringement victory over Samsung Electronics Co. could go far in bolstering its claim of copying and providing an advantage in any settlement between the world’s two top smartphone manufacturers.
Oracle Corp. filed a patent- and copyright-infringement lawsuit against Google Inc. , claiming its Android software for mobile devices uses technology Oracle obtained in its January acquisition of Sun Microsystems Inc.
Niklas Zennstrom, co-founder of Skype Technologies SA, is backing a startup called FreedomPop that plans to offer free basic wireless service for laptops and smartphones, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Apple Inc. may learn as early as today whether President Barack Obama and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will intervene to let it keep selling all versions of its iPhone 4 and iPad 2 in the U.S.
Google Inc. is facing potential setbacks in its efforts to get smartphone makers to stick with the Android operating system as legal rulings begin to roll in on patent-infringement claims by Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp.