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10.02.15
Microsoft persuades ASUS to install Office on its Android phones
10.02.15

Microsoft persuades ASUS to install Office on its Android phones

ASUS joins Samsung, Sony and 20-plus other Android phone makers that are bundling Microsoft's apps.

By S. Dent,   10.02.15
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06.29.15
Supreme Court won't touch Google's fight with Oracle over Android
06.29.15

Supreme Court won't touch Google's fight with Oracle over Android

When Oracle got a second chance at making Google pay for using Java programming kits in Android, t...

By J. Fingas,   06.29.15
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05.26.15
Samsung patented a laptop-smartphone dock with dual OSes
05.26.15

Samsung patented a laptop-smartphone dock with dual OSes

Combination laptop-tablet not enough? Want even more gadget overlap? Then try ASUS' still incoming...

By M. Smith,   05.26.15
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03.07.15
Microsoft sues Kyocera over Android phone patents
03.07.15

Microsoft sues Kyocera over Android phone patents

Microsoft may be taking some steps to make nice with the Android world, but the company is still w...

By J. Fingas,   03.07.15
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12.16.14
Google and Verizon strike a deal to use each other's patents
12.16.14

Google and Verizon strike a deal to use each other's patents

Google has been forging patent deals left and right with smartphone manufacturers to both get tech...

By J. Fingas,   12.16.14
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11.20.14
Google cuts a deal over old Nortel Networks patents
11.20.14

Google cuts a deal over old Nortel Networks patents

Remember the Rockstar Consortium? The group was formed by a handful of tech giants (including Appl...

By J. Fingas,   11.20.14
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11.04.14
Google and LG will license each other's patents for the next decade
11.04.14

Google and LG will license each other's patents for the next decade

Samsung isn't the only Android device maker getting cozy with Google's patents, apparently. LG ha...

By J. Fingas,   11.04.14
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11.01.14
Samsung worries that its Microsoft royalty payments amount to collusion
11.01.14

Samsung worries that its Microsoft royalty payments amount to collusion

Samsung was quick to cite the acquisition of Nokia as a reason for holding out on Microsoft's roya...

By J. Fingas,   11.01.14
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10.03.14
Microsoft sues Samsung for the interest on its $1 billion+ patent payment
10.03.14

Microsoft sues Samsung for the interest on its $1 billion+ patent payment

Microsoft had over a billion reasons (per year) to pursue a patent licensing deal with Samsung bac...

By R. Lawler,   10.03.14
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