Google’s not a thief: Oracle code not in Android OS

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Google says that, above all else, it will do no evil. We’ve seen it tread into some gray waters already (as evidenced by cases like Google Books), but now it’s possible that Google was an outright thief. Well, a virtual thief. And there’s evidence to back it up.

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ITC to investigate Apple’s legal complaint against HTC

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Rather than focus their energies on innovating the industry and moving forward with new and exciting technology, it seems that these two juggernauts are more interested in duking it out in court. As you may have heard, Apple filed a legal complaint against HTC and it seems like this complaint could have some merit.

More specifically, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has voted and agreed to further investigate the complaint put forth by Apple, saying that HTC stole some patents from the Cupertino-based electronics company. Steve Jobs is entering battle mode again.

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Apple and HTC legal battle continues with a history lesson

HTC responds to allegations from Apple regarding patent infringements

As you may have heard, Apple has filed some legal action against HTC regarding some of its cell phone technology relating back to the iPhone. HTC disagrees and has issued a press release to express the company’s position as such.

HTC states that it “will fully defend itself” against any lawsuits and legal action that Apple may take. The company “strongly advocates intellectual property protection and will continue to respect other innovators and their technologies.” They also “embrace competition through our own innovation as a healthy way for consumers to get the best mobile experience possibile.” This comes from HTC CEO Peter Chou.

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Verizon and AT&T Decide to Call a Truce

Here’s something we don’t see every day. Under normal circumstances, the different wireless carriers in the United States would be at each other’s throats, constantly looking for ways to lure customers away from the competition and into their fold. We’ve seen some mighty battles between Verizon and AT&T, but this action has escalated in recent […]

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