Two tech titans were squaring off in federal court Monday in a closely watched trial over control of the U.S. smart phone and computer tablet markets.
Facebook and Yahoo have reached a deal that settles their patent squabbles and expands their licensing and advertising partnership.
The federal government is opening regional patent offices in Silicon Valley and three other areas as part of efforts to reduce a backlog and hire experts not willing to move to the Washington area.
A judge is ordering Samsung Electronics Co. to halt sales of its Galaxy 10.1 tablet computer while the court considers Apple’s patent infringement claims.
The federal case in San Francisco centers on Oracle’s allegations that Google’s popular Android software for mobile devices relies on technology stolen from Java. That’s a programming platform that Oracle Corp. acquired in 2010 as part of its $7.3 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
Yahoo Inc. said in a court filing Monday that Facebook has infringed 10 of its patents covering advertising, privacy controls and social networking.
Shares of Eastman Kodak Co. shot higher Friday after a judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission rejected Apple Inc.’s digital-camera patent claims against the photography pioneer.
Intel has agreed to pay $1.5 billion over five years to Nvidia to settle a lawsuit over a key computer technology, sending Nvidia shares higher in after-hours trading.
A jury in Texas has ordered Apple to pay $625.5 million for violating patents owned by a firm founded by a computer science professor.