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.
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.
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.
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.
Research In Motion Ltd. is releasing three new versions of its BlackBerry smartphone simultaneously in the first overhaul of the handsets in a year as the company tries to regain ground against Apple Inc.
Apple Inc.’s victory over HTC Corp. in a patent dispute at the U.S. International Trade Commission may slow the advance of rival Google Inc.’s fast-growing Android operating system for mobile phones and tablets.