Patent Wars- The Modern Tech Battle

Monday, March 26th, 2012
It may sound like there’s a battle going out there in the world of tech, because there is. It’s a silent one that happens only between the tech adversaries. It is always between fierce competitors trying to get that edge over the other, getting that advantage not just to move up, but also to survive. And when you are a tech giant, a vast cache of different intellectual properties becomes a vaunted shie

Via Files Patent Suit Against Apple

Friday, September 23rd, 2011
Call it a fitting comeback or an act of retaliation. While Apple has recently been quite active trying to file patent infringement cases against its biggest competitors, it may also be on the way of getting a dose of its own medicine. Via Technologies is filing a patent infringement suit against Apple with regards to its iPhone, iPad, iPod and Apple TV devices and their associated software. The said patent infring

Oracle, Microsoft Targeting Android Phones For Licensing Fees

Monday, July 11th, 2011
One of the big issues going around among the tech giants seems to revolve around patent litigation. It seems to be becoming one of the more interesting areas of battle between competing tech businesses, not to mention as a lucrative means to generate some much needed revenue stream for the patent holders. From settlements to licensing fees, companies with a hoard of patent licenses are going after other companies

Microsoft Earns Revenue From Android Phones

Monday, May 30th, 2011
Although Microsoft and Google may be considered as competitors even in the mobile phone market, it seems that the former may be profiting by virtue of the latter, in a way. Microsoft may be earning profits from sales of Android smartphones. What is even ironic is that Microsoft may be earning 5 times more from Android phone sales than it does with sales of its own Windows Phone 7. Microsoft is particularly earning