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Don’t let tech ignorance lead to foolish lawsuits [Android location scares]

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There are two residents of Oakland County, Michigan, who have decided to sue Google because of Android tracking issues. The HTC Inspire 4G owners claim that Android tracking phones exposes users to a “s…

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Grooveshark gets ganked from Google Android Market. Should Amazon Cloud be nervous?

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Grooveshark is gone from the Android Market. The popular music streaming service was removed from the Market yesterday because it violates Google’s terms of service. The exact terms were not revealed…

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Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble over Android’s alleged patent violations

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Microsoft has filed suit against Barnes & Noble and two Android equipment manufacturers over alleged violations of its patents in Android products. The alleged patent violations are numerous, but Mic…

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Evidence points to possible trouble for Google in Oracle copyright suit

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Google may be in trouble when the time comes to answer allegations that it lifted code from Sun Microsystems for Android. Oracle, which acquired Sun just about this time last year, filed suit against Google in A…

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Google faces another Android-related lawsuit

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Google is already dealing with a lawsuit from Oracle and attacks on Open Handset Alliance members for perceived patent violations in Android products. Google can throw another set of legal papers onto the pil…

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Microsoft sues Motorola for patent infringements in Android

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Microsoft is knocking on Motorola’s door, alleging that Motorola’s Android phones have features that infringe on Microsoft’s patented technology. The Kings of Redmond allege that Mot…

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Oracle sues Google over Java patent infringement on Android

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Better late than never I suppose. It looks like Oracle has finally completed some copyright research and found out that Google’s Android operating system uses a little language called Java that they pi…

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FTC approves Google acquisition of AdMob

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FTC approves Google acquisition of AdMob

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The Federal Trade Commission has approved Google’s efforts to purchase AdMob. Though the deal previously looked as if it would face additional scrutiny over fairs that Google would unfairly dominate…

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Google co-founder says Android doesn’t infringe on patents

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Google co-founder says Android doesn’t infringe on patents

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Android infringing on patents? Google co-founder Sergey Brin isn’t buying it. When a reporter broached the issue of Android adoption slowing down because of patent disputes, Brin quickly responded that he d…

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ITC will investigate Apple/HTC patent dispute

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ITC will investigate Apple/HTC patent dispute

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Here’s an item that HTC probably wishes was just an April Fool’s joke. The ITC has agreed to investigate Apple’s patent complaints against HTC. Apple accused HTC of stealing its intellectual pro…

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[OPINION] Apple suing HTC is bad for consumers, Android or otherwise

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[OPINION] Apple suing HTC is bad for consumers, Android or otherwise

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I am sure that most if not all of our readers have heard about the recent Apple, Inc. lawsuit against mobile handset maker and Android pundit HTC. The 20 different patents that Apple is protecting can be torn apar…

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Popular Android Market apps being removed because of legal issues

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Popular Android Market apps being removed because of legal issues

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Thousands of Android fans have enjoyed ported versions of the HTC Sense widgets, Doom, Quake, and Wolfenstein games on Android phones. There’s only one problem with that: those apps were ported by peop…

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Verizon trashes AT&T’s network in lawsuit response

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Verizon trashes AT&T’s network in lawsuit response

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Ouch! That’s all I could say when I started reading Verizon’s response to the AT&T lawsuit that seeks to block Verizon’s “There’s a Map for That” advertisements.…

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