Google and Apple also crack the top 20 in patents -- but the search giant has a slight edge in patents awarded.
The Lumia 1520 may see adoption in overseas markets such as the Asia-Pacific region, but it will struggle here where Nokia's brand remains weak.
analysis The Lumia 2520 tablet is a match for Microsoft's Surface 2, which may make for an awkward partnership.
Microsoft didn't pick up Nokia's entire patent collection as part of its acquisition plan, but it's got more patents under its belt for the next decade and potentially beyond.
Twitter dives into the streaming music scene with its own app, and Android users can try Chat Heads without Facebook Home. Also, Bridget Carey previews new gadgets, including a smart thermostat and a wireless charging case for the iPhone 5.
The computing giant wins the patent game again, but it looks like Samsung, Google, and Apple will be tough competitors in the future.
Relative ease in relations among government and private interests in the Internet ecosystem are a welcome change of pace at CES. But it could be the calm before the storm.
The Sony Reader PRS-T2 is a W-iFi-only e-reader (there's no 3G option) and it comes with 2GB of internal memory but has a microSD expansion slot for additional memory that accepts up to 32GB cards.
Facebook has nabbed some 750 patents from Big Blue, a move that closely follows Yahoo's lawsuit accusing the social network of patent infringement.
According to IFI Claims Patent Services, nearly 225,000 utility patents were awarded in 2011, up 2 percent over the previous year's tally.