Friday, the German court has favored with HTC Corp, an android smartphone manufacturer, against the battle of patent case filed by Nokia Corporation.
Two patents were infringed by HTC according to Nokia but the judges had not been convinced with the allegations and had to favor with the Taiwan-based company.
2 Patents in the issue: First, the “Method” or EP0812120 patent, which uses the telecommunication network services, system and terminal. Second, the “Electronic Display Device and Lighting Control Method of Same” or EP1312974. It is the way of light control of the displays of . . . → Read More: HTC Favored by German Court in Patent Case Filed by Nokia
Friday, the Dusseldorf district court ordered Samsung must not sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany because it looks much as iPad 2 by Apple Inc. Samsung Germany is also not allowed to sell the Tablet in any other European Union country, but other divisions of Samsung can sell into those countries.
Samsung will try to appeal the decision in the Higher Regional Court in Dusseldorf, according to a spokesman. He said in a statement, “We are disappointed with this ruling and believe it severely limits consumer choice in Germany…”
Apple filed infringement charges . . . → Read More: Apple Wins Over Samsung: Permanent Ban of Selling Tablets
The latest dilemma that Nintendo is undergoing now is the lawsuit claiming that Nintendo’s Wii console is stepping the patents that ThinkOptical (the maker of Wavit Remote) filed.
ThinkOptical, the manufacturer of the electronic pointing wand is suing the company Nintendo for its Wii Remote design, arguing about the Wii remote infringes on the Trademark Office’s rejection of elements in former Nintendo-filed patents.
The maker of the Wavit Remote currently handles the patent with a title “Electronic equipment for handheld vision based absolute pointing system”.
As reported by TechCrunch, and in a . . . → Read More: Nintendo Sued by ThinkOptical
Google had recently recommended purchasing Motorola Mobility at the cost of $12.5 billion, at the price of $40 each share. As stocks of Motorola closed at $24.47 when the agreement was made public, the costs have increased since then and have traded over $38 most of the time. While most of the 63% premium agreed upon by Google a little too steep, John W. Keating, a Motorola Mobility shareholder, does not seem to repeat the same sentiment. He feels that the Mountain View based firm is purchasing Motorola Mobility for “pennies on the dollar.”
John W. . . . → Read More: Motorola Shareholder Files Case against Google
Twitter is anticipated to pronounce its own photo service that could compete with Twitpic and Flickr.
According to several sources, Twitter is to open its own photo-sharing service to vie with existing services like Twitpic, Yfrog, Instagram and Flickr.
The pronouncement is anticipated this week at the D9 conference in California, where Dick Costolo, the chief executive of the company, will be speaking on Wednesday.
Techrunch, which first reported the plans, said the service perhaps would be provided by means of the website twimg.com, which Twitter has possessed since July 2010.
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