The BBC has been forced to defend its coverage of the death of former South African President Nelson Mandela after more than 1,300 viewers complained that it was excessive.
Google makes itself ridiculous, tells appeals court something Microsoft can disprove with transcript
Lawyers sometimes have to take extreme positions, but whatever they say must be at least somewhat justifiable. Three weeks ago I was thoroughly disappointed that Samsung's lawyers had told Judge Koh in the Northern District of California that Apple had no more options let to salvage a patent but to
Yesterday, almost exactly a year after the England and Wales High Court declared Google's (Motorola Mobility's) infamous synchronization patent invalid (report on decision, full text), the England and Wales Court of Appeal threw out Google's appeal.Google's Motorola had enforced that patent (EP08476
HTC has issued a statement to the media (Engadget was first to report) on a decision by the England and Wales Court of Appeal (the order itself has not been published yet):"HTC is delighted that the Court of Appeals has granted a stay on the injunction against our products. We will immediately resum
The Bundespatentgericht (BPatG, Federal Patent Court of Germany) yesterday struck down yet another smartphone patent: EP1168859 on a "portable radio communication apparatus using different alphabets", a multilingual keyboard patent Apple acquired from Mitsubishi a couple of years ago and asserted (u
How Beyoncé's surprise album got us all listening a little closer
Beyoncé is a grown woman, and she can do whatever she wants, like drop a secret album in the middle of the night.