Twitter never said how much it paid to acquire more than 900 patents from IBM last year, but a newly published SEC filing reveals the company was willing to spend big to avoid a patent-infringement battle.
The social network bulks up its patent portfolio -- and ends a patent infringement dispute -- by inking a deal with IBM back in December.
Google and Apple also crack the top 20 in patents -- but the search giant has a slight edge in patents awarded.
Big Blue says that Twitter has violated three of its patents but that it's willing to negotiate outside of court, according to Twitter's latest SEC filing.
Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.
Hundreds of patents which secure Microsoft lucrative Android licensing deals have been published by the Chinese government.
Apple's brand value fell by 20 percent, according to a survey by Millward Brown research company.
The tech companies battled in a San Jose, Calif., court over patents. CNET breaks down what happened during the monthlong trial.
If Apple thinks Google's Android infringes its mobile tech, the two should go head-to-head, jury members in the Apple v. Samsung trial say.
The jury awarded Apple $4 million in additional damages for one version of the Galaxy S2, but lowered the amount on another variant, leaving the total unchanged.