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.
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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.
Talks between the two companies over a mobile phone deal reportedly break down due to issues with ownership and patents.
A new string of patent lawsuits targets some of the biggest names in tech over alleged infringement on security patents.
The computing giant wins the patent game again, but it looks like Samsung, Google, and Apple will be tough competitors in the future.
Patent applications reveal multiple designs for a tablet-laptop hybrid, including the bizarre notion of pairing Windows and Android.