HUAWEI sues Verizon for alleged patent violations
Back in June HUAWEI wanted Verizon to pay $1 billion for its patents. Now the company announced that it has sued Verizon over alleged patent violations.
ASUS can no longer sell phones under the ZenFone brand in India
According to a Delhi High Court ruling, ASUS will not be able to sell any products under the ZenFone brand in India, due to trademarks.
Google settles faulty original Pixel lawsuit by paying up to $500
Google is reportedly settling the class action lawsuit it is invoved in regarding the faulty original Pixel phones. It is ready to pay $7.25 million total.
Qualcomm and Apple drop litigation, enter licensing agreement
In an interesting turn of events, Qualcomm and Apple have agreed to stop all litigation and the two companies have signed two agreements.
Owners of faulty Nexus 6P phones could get up to $400
Google and Huawei have proposed a settlement in the Nexus 6P class action which would grant up to $400 to owners as reimbursement.
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Update: Google complies with EU Commission, will inform users of browser choices
Google will inform users about the choices for browsers they have on an Android phone, complying with a EU Commission decision from last year.
Apple vs Spotify: more than just a battle of declarations
The Apple vs Spotify saga goes way beyong declarations and complaints. The two companies are direct competitors in the music streaming business.
Huawei’s Android alternative OS now viable, it confirms
Chairman Richard Yu said that it does have a “plan B” in place if it has to cut ties with American businesses amid ongoing legal turbulence.
Huawei P30 Rumors! ft. Booredatwork | #PNWeekly 348
On our show, we discuss Huawei’s legal challenges in the United States and beyond. Plus, hardware talk with the upcoming P30 and current Galaxy S10!
Huawei CFO sues Canada over violation of constitutional rights
The Huawei saga continues with the company’s CFO suing Canada over violation of her constitutional rights with the occasion of her arrest.
BlackBerry suing Twitter over patent infringement
Another courtroom battle has started with BlackBerry suing Twitter over allegedly infringing on six of its patents related to messaging.
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Huawei and Lenovo are the star witnesses in the Qualcomm trial
As the trial between the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm begins, two Chinese companies are the star witnesses.
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Apple has released iOS 12.1.3 and watchOS 5.1.3 developer beta
There is a new iOS 12.1.3 developers beta version now available for download, and it supposed to solve some of the issues we have seen before
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Samsung and Huawei are supplying their own modem chips, says Qualcomm
Qualcomm recently claimed, in its defense, that Samsung and Huawei are supplying the majority of their modem chips in smartphones.
Qualcomm wins iPhone sales ban in Germany
The ban affects iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models, though Qualcomm vows it will pursue injunctions on the XS, XS Max and XR models, too.
Qualcomm claims that Apple is still violating iPhone sales ban in China, even after releasing iOS 12.1.2
Apple and Qualcomm are still going at it in China, even after the new iOS 12.1.2 software update has arrived in all iPhones
Apple predicts dire consequences settling with Qualcomm over China iPhone ban
Apple is scrambling to update iPhones in China to avoid utilizing Qualcomm patents, but wants to fight off settlement and avoid “unrecoverable losses.”
China grants Qualcomm iPhone sales ban, but Apple has a workaround
Apple has a problem in their hands as a court decision has banned many iPhone models from being imported or sold in China
Huawei does damage control in Europe
It denies the notion that it is a security threat to European Union member governments and is working on fixing its labs in the United Kingdom.
Reuters: Apple not negotiating with Qualcomm on “any level”
Apple has been going after Qualcomm on several intellectual property causes and, ultimately, money. And it will do so in court.
Portugal courts rule Google can’t remove Aptoide from users’ Android phones
The Play Protect security software on Android phones is said to have systematically targeted installations of third-party competitor Aptoide.
California passes own net neutrality law, Justice Department sues
On the same day Governor Jerry Brown signed the law that restored net neutrality regulations on ISPs, Attorney General Jeff Sessions filed a lawsuit.
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Judge declines import ban on iPhones but sides with Qualcomm
While acknowledging that Apple is infringing on a Qualcomm patent, a U.S. ITC judge denied the request for an iPhone import ban.
iMessage
Apple sued over iMessage, FaceTime encryption patent infringement
Finnish company MPH Technologies got Apple sued over patent infringement. iMessage and FaceTime are infringing its patents.
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Qualcomm claims Apple stole code to support Intel modems
After antitrust claims against it, Qualcomm is turning the table against Apple for intellectual property theft to drive down modem costs for the iPhone.