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Apple and RIM targeted by Openwave in patent suit

In a new complaint filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission and a Delaware court, Openwave Systems says Apple and Research In Motion are infringing on five of its patents.

By August 31, 2011


Twitter Music founder leaves to join Jelly, a new startup

Less than a week after #music is launched, one of its chief originators departs for another upstart by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.

By April 24, 2013


Unwired Planet hits Apple, Google with patent suits

The patent troll, which doesn't sell any products of its own, claims Apple violates 10 of its patents and filed 10 other claims against Google.

By September 20, 2012


Apple wins dismissal of HTC patents borrowed from Google

ITC judge tosses five patents, finding the Taiwan handset maker did not have proper standing to use them to sue Apple.

By June 11, 2012


Unwired Planet sets sail on patent offensive

The company, previously known as Openwave Systems, completes the sale of its Mediation and Messaging business to focus on licensing and defending its patents.

By May 1, 2012


Apple wins patent victory over HTC, which faces looming import ban

In a limited victory for Apple, International Trade Commission rules against HTC on 1 of 10 counts of patent infringement. Now HTC faces an April 2012 deadline to invent a work-around.

By December 19, 2011


Hit iPhone video-app maker Klip nets $8M funding

The company, founded by original Mac team member Alain Rossmann, will use the money on tech infrastructure and international expansion.

By November 18, 2011


HTC sues Apple using Google patents, report says

HTC launches another legal strike against Apple, but this time it's packing patents it obtained from Google last week.

By September 7, 2011


Forcing Office Web Apps to open on an iPad

CNET's Ina Fried tries to get the full browser-based versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint running on the Apple slate--and comes tantalizingly close.

By June 9, 2010


At Silicon Valley job fair, few employers and jobs

Previous job fairs included employers Kaiser Permanente, Southwest Airlines, and Wells Fargo. One this week, though, featured more military recruiters than companies.

By February 26, 2009