Company agrees to pay $5 million to settle a suit launched by Taiwan-based Elan Microelectronics, which had accused Apple of infringing on an Elan multitouch patent.
With its Motorola Mobility acquisition, Google would take on a new role of developing an open-sourced smartphone OS and making hardware for it.
With the sun out, we're celebrating the simpler things in life and catching up on the latest tech news -- such as the arrival of the Galaxy S3.
NQ Mobile may be the best mobile security software you've never heard of. New Co-CEO Omar Khan has been tapped to make sure that changes.
With Apple nabbing a critical patent on touch-screen technology today, it's a good time to take a look at where Apple stands in legal battles over mobile technologies with companies large and small.
We're looking ahead to Facebook's F8 conference, where we're expecting all new buttons, tons of data porn, and ever more personalized advertising. Google is also looking ahead to Facebook's F8 conference, by opening Google+ to everyone and making hangouts even more awesome. Plus, we imagine a world in which AT&T's ongoing efforts to push through the T-Mobile acquisition could actually result in increased competition and a smaller, less terrifying incarnation of AT&T itself. And then we crack ourselves up. Also, yeah, Fordo's still going.
Style is a given, but using it is something else
CNET editors Jeff Bakalar and Bonnie Cha take to the streets of New York to put the four major cell phone carriers to the test. See which provider offered the fastest data speeds. The result might surprise you.
Amazon unveils 7-inch Android-based tablet for $199, while Apple schedules an iPhone event. Also: Facebook privacy worries.
Pong Research offers a case that it says will reduce the amount of cell phone radiation that your head will absorb during a call. Surprisingly, it appears to work.