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
YouTube is making discussions on a $50 million equity investment in Vevo LLC, a music video service.
According to a source familiar with the setting, YouTube’s mother company, Google would be owning less than ten percent of Vevo. This gives Vevo an assessment of a minimum of $500 million. The discussion is still ongoing.
Moreover, the investment would be a probable part of a wider agreement in keeping the music videos of Vevo on YouTube.
Vevo, which was started in 2009, was formed by Sony Music Entertainment of Sony and Universal Music of Vivendi SA. Just last year, Google extended . . . → Read More: Google to invest in Vevo
The Orange Prize for Fiction may still have its fruit-flavored life regardless of Orange handing over the sponsorship after sixteen years of sponsoring it. According to speculations, Apple may be taking over the sponsorship for the English award on Saturday.
According to a spokesperson for the prize, Samantha Harris, there has been no statements or commentaries neither made particularly concerning those speculations, nor have the organization affirmed or rejected Apple as interested for the sponsorship. Additionally, Harris cleared out that there are still no final decisions made, but affirmed of the positive talks are occurring with a number of interested . . . → Read More: A new sponsorship for Orange Prize, Apple
John Wiley & Sons, the owner of the famous Frommer’s travel guidebooks, has announced the deal that Google Inc. purchased their Zagat guidebooks for $151 million, offering a review of nightclubs, restaurants, and hotels in the cities all over the globe.
According to a spokesperson from Google, the company is planning to incorporate the content of Frommer’s with Zagat sooner or later, but it would be primarily offering the ones with reviews of restaurants, hotels, and other sights all over the world on the web, holding the brand name of Frommer’s.
However, Wiley & Sons and Google Inc. did not . . . → Read More: Google and Frommer’s to integrate for greater efforts in advertising
After only one week available on the market, Google Fiber takes off in both in Kansas and Missouri, wherein forty-six from the designated communities or so-called “fiberhoods” have qualified for that service, the organization reviews on its Google Fiber site.
Google introduced its fiber-to-the-home network a week ago, that provides speeds as high as one gigabit per second along with a new TV service. Google stated it might prioritize construction from the network in communities or referred as fiberhoods, by which residents show probably the most interest. It generates a website where individuals thinking about the service can pre-sign up . . . → Read More: A fast start for Google Fiber