Commentary: Congress may pass antitrolling legislation this year. But that's only the first step toward fixing a broken patent system
Apple TV, iTunes and the App Store are among the products and services named as violating the interactive software pioneer's patents.
Apple is looking to transform the home button, as well as working on ways to control your Mac or iDevice with your eyes. Plus, will the rumored iPad Pro get a stylus?
It was a high-flying year in tech, with sky-high valuations and acquisitions, but there's also been plenty of controversy. Here are the biggest stories from the year.
The tech industry had a banner year in 2014, with sky-high valuations and acquisitions, but there's also been plenty of controversy. Here are the biggest stories from the year.
The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.
A law firm obtains documents that it says reveal potential problems with the US Patent and Trademark Office's covert system for red-flagging controversial applications.
A San Jose jury rules against the nonpracticing entity, which had accused Apple of infringing its mobile device technology.
Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.
HEVC, a new standard for compressing 4K video, will be cheaper for many companies to use than its industry-dominating predecessor. Maybe Google's competition helped.
Commentary: As Apple's self-destructive campaign against Android winds down, all that's left to fight over are damages in two US cases involving basic design elements.
A deal settles all lawsuits pending outside the US, but US patent lawsuits between the two are unaffected.
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