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Sony consolidating its flagships is probably for the best

by Robert Triggs 15 hours ago9 comments

Andy Rubin’s Essential teases a big announcement for May 30

by Jimmy Westenberg 2 hours ago11 comments

Boom to bust: The sad history of LeEco in the United States

by Robert Triggs 2 days ago16 comments

5 reasons why the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus is my daily driver

by Lanh Nguyen 3 days ago37 comments
188 articles

Samsung’s latest patent describes a dual-booting machine (again)

Those who remember (and regret) the sad fate that befell the Ativ Q might be interested in a new patent Samsung has filed with the USPTO.
by Matthew BensonMay 26, 201515

Google aims to make selling your patents easier with the Patent Purchase Promotion

In an effort to bolster its already gigantic patent portfolio, Google today announced the Patent Purchase Promotion - an "experimental marketplace" for patents that aims to remove as ...
by Jimmy WestenbergApril 27, 2015

Samsung has a patent application for a rugged, bendable display

Last year, Samsung submitted an application with the USPTO for a new type of flexible display: this one with a new type of frame.
by Matthew BensonMarch 13, 20157

The Patent and Trademark office is finally being run by someone willing to reform the patent system

Lee's appointment marks the first time someone with a background from an Internet-focused company will take the helm at USPTO.
by William Neilson JrMarch 10, 20158
 
 

Judge validates 2 out of 5 patents in haptic feedback suit against HTC

The judge overlooking the HTC haptic feedback suit has ruled 2 out of the 5 patents in question are valid, and has dismissed the other 3.
by Jimmy WestenbergFebruary 12, 201512

Samsung and Microsoft come to terms over billion dollar license fee dispute

Like it or not, Microsoft receives a small cut for every Android device sold. Samsung attempted to dispute this patent royalty, and the two have now settled out of court for undisclosed ...
by Jonathan FeistFebruary 10, 201523

Samsung dual edge display design patent surfaces, along with a mysterious pop-up panel

The rumors surrounding the purported Galaxy S Edge are about to hit fever pitch as a trio of leaked design patents showcase what Samsung might be shipping.
by Matthew BensonFebruary 1, 201515

Google agrees to patent deal with Verizon

Verizon announced that they had agreed to a patent licensing agreement with Google.
by William Neilson JrDecember 16, 20141

Google and LG sign a 10 year cross-license patent agreement

LG Electronics and Google Inc. have entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering a broad range of products and technologies.
by Robert TriggsNovember 5, 201414

Blaming Nokia deal, Samsung doesn’t want to pay Microsoft royalties anymore

Samsung is refusing to pay Microsoft royalty feels for Android due to Microsoft's purchase of Nokia. Samsung argues that this has made Microsoft a direct competitor, and nullifies the ...
by Eric McBrideNovember 3, 201470
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