Kaspersky trolls patent troll
Published in News


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.

HP patents reminder messages
Published in News


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.

Apple nicked WARF’s ideas
Published in Mobiles


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.

Apple makes agreement with Nokia
Published in Mobiles


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.

Intel wins patent case
Published in Processors


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.

Apple invests in sleep
Published in Mobiles


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.

Blackberry sues Nokia
Published in Mobiles
16 February 2017

Blackberry sues Nokia


Battle between the industry ghosts 

A patent war is being fought between two of the industry smartphone leaders of yesteryear – Nokia and Blackberry.

ITC investigates huge patent complaint
Published in News


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.

Microsoft mulls foldable Surface phone
Published in Mobiles


Vole might make origami phones 


Software King of the World and much mocked mobile maker might use a foldable design that could find its way onto the mysterious Surface Phone.

US Court re-opens Samsung versus Apple
Published in Mobiles


Rounded rectangle damages to be rethunk


The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a longstanding patent lawsuit related to Samsung copying the rounded rectangle of the iPhone nearly six years ago.