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Lenovo buys mobile patents from Unwired Planet for $100M

The Chinese computing giant, which also plans to purchase Motorola, reached a deal to acquire 21 patent families related to 3G, 4G, and other mobile technologies.

By 21 March 2014

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Tech Retrospect: Lenovo buys Motorola, but Google keeps its patents

Miss a few stories this week? We'll get you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By 1 February 2014

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Twitter paid $36 million for IBM patents to avoid a lawsuit

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.

By 8 March 2014

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Twitter buys 900 patents from IBM to end infringement spat

The social network bulks up its patent portfolio -- and ends a patent infringement dispute -- by inking a deal with IBM back in December.

By 1 February 2014

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IBM defends US patent crown in 2013

Google and Apple also crack the top 20 in patents -- but the search giant has a slight edge in patents awarded.

By 15 January 2014

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IBM charges Twitter with patent infringement

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.

By 5 November 2013

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Lenovo, NEC mobile phone talks break down -- report

Talks between the two companies over a mobile phone deal reportedly break down due to issues with ownership and patents.

By 18 July 2013

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Patent suit takes aim at Apple, Dell, others over encryption

A new string of patent lawsuits targets some of the biggest names in tech over alleged infringement on security patents.

By 27 February 2013

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IBM crowned patent king for 20th year in a row

The computing giant wins the patent game again, but it looks like Samsung, Google, and Apple will be tough competitors in the future.

By 11 January 2013

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Here's Lenovo's answer to the Microsoft Surface (from 2010)

Patent applications reveal multiple designs for a tablet-laptop hybrid, including the bizarre notion of pairing Windows and Android.

By 10 July 2012