Still inventing like a mad thing
While the media attention has shifted away from Biggish Blue in the hardware world, there are signs that the company is still quietly getting on with it and inventing things.
Why don’t you pay us $5,000 to go away?
Kaspersky Labs turned the tables on an East Texas patent troll who demanded a cash settlement before it would go away.
More HP sauce
The maker of over-priced printer ink, HP, has just decided that it invented reminder messages and has scored itself a patent from the daft US Patent Office.
Jobs' Mob found guilty of being without honour
The fruity cargo-cult Apple, which insists that it invented the rounded rectangle, has been found guilty of stealing a US university’s technology.
Strong arming on the licencing again
Fruity cargo cult Apple’s policy of boosting its margins as interest in its products sink appears to have scored a result with Nokia.
That is two billion it does not have to spend
Chipzilla has seen off a patent case which would have forced it to pay $2 billion to AVM Technologies.
Will patent it and claim to have invented it
Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has worked out that most of its users are sleep walking to the Apple store to buy their products and thinks it might be better that they get some sort of tracking gear.
Battle between the industry ghosts
A patent war is being fought between two of the industry smartphone leaders of yesteryear – Nokia and Blackberry.
Lenovo, MediaTek, Motorola and AMD all involved.
The US International Trade Commission began a patent infringement probe after ZiiLabs claimed that 17 firms were importing products to the United States in violation of its patents on graphics processors and DDR memory controllers.