Experts gathering to discuss intellectual-property theft say that a fix will require the application of economic sanctions, not just more technology.
Dubbed a "patent troll" by some, Intellectual Ventures has built up a massive war chest of patents with help from big tech firms. Apple and Intel apparently did not join this funding round, though, according to Reuters.
A cold case comes back to life after facial recognition software recognizes an alleged US outlaw who'd been hiding out in Nepal.
Federal judge's decision comes after the jury was unable to reach a verdict on whether Motorola Mobility infringed on the patent-holding company's portfolio.
The video game maker sails past expectations as it gears up to deliver the sci-fi shooter Destiny, its most expensive title to date.
Microsoft files a contract dispute suit against Samsung over Android patent-licensing royalties.
Microsoft had sought to prevent the Justice Department from obtaining emails in Ireland without first getting the country's consent.
British police have come up with a new way of cutting off funding to websites that illegally share music and movies.
Intellectual Ventures claims Google's Motorola unit violates its patents, while the search company says its opponent builds no products and uses its patent portfolio for financial gain.
China's GooPhone is back with an iPhone 6 clone and companion watch, available at least weeks before the real things are expected from Apple.