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June 11

Google argues that it provided Sonos with ‘substantial’ development help in countersuit

Earlier this year, Sonos sued Google alleging patent infringement related to smart speakers. In a countersuit, Google is alleging that it contributed “substantial Google engineering resources” to help Sonos in the past.

April 6

Google Maps Timeline can now show what movie you watched at the theater

Using your location data, Google Maps produces a Timeline that can show places you’ve visited. Now, Google is giving the Maps Timeline a new feature that allows it to show what movies you’ve seen in theaters.

August 23, 2011

Court rules that Cloud music lockers are legal

Wired‘s got some good news for Amazon, Google, Dropbox and anyone else who stores music in the Cloud.  The practice is legal and doesn’t infringe on record company rights.  Additionally, Cloud companies need not store multiple copies of the same song, so long as each users file is the exact same copy, including MD5 hash (same bit […]

July 18, 2011

HTC announces $760 million share buy back ahead of ITC import ban ruling

> Shares of the Taiwanese Android phone maker HTC fell 6.5 percent this morning following the ruling by the International Trade Commission (ITC) that the company violated two patents held by Apple. The company’s shares have been pretty much free-falling throughout last week. The agency’s commissioners still have to support the ruling, but investors are […]

March 29, 2012

Google banks four times more revenue from iOS devices than Android devices

Google gave a testimony to Congress last year claiming it earned two-thirds of its mobile revenue from iOS devices, but now it seems as though the company’s estimate might have been low. Google made less than $550 million in revenues for Android between 2008 and 2011, while making four times as much revenue during the same […]

August 28, 2011

Samsung will roll out its ChatOn Blackberry Messenger/iMessage competitor on all major platforms

Samsung is getting into the proprietary messaging format game with a new product called ChatOn it announced today.  The service will roll out on its Bada, Android and even feature phones and will extend to competing platforms like Blackberry and iOS.  The service will run over IP and allow users to send text, images, and hand-written […]

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