Samsung being probed for leaking Apple licensing details

Apparently, Samsung has allegedly used information from its own legal team that had highly confidential information relating to Apple's licensing agreements with Nokia, Ericsson, Sharp and Philips.

The ironic tale of Android: Microsoft’s most profitable OS

Google hit the market led by a bunch of kids fresh out of school who were more than eager to prove why their way was better.

RIM promises more apps - and considers licensing OS

RIM is extending the deadline for its Built for BlackBerry program, citing an overwhelming number of applications.

Apple reaches patent accord with HTC

Apple has abandoned one front in its long-running war against Android vendors by settling its patent dispute with Taiwan's HTC.

Court throws out Apple patent case against Motorola

A federal judge yesterday threw out Apple's lawsuit against Motorola Mobility, in which it claimed that Motorola was trying to charge too much for patent licenses.

iOS to lose YouTube app

From this fall, the pre-installed YouTube app will disappear from Apple's operating system, with the launch of iOS 6.

LG wants indigenous next-gen ARM chips

ARM and LG have clinched a new licensing agreement that will offer the latter company access to the Cortex-A15 MPCore, Cortex-A9 MPCore, Mali T604 GPU and CoreLink interconnect.

Grooveshark fires back at Google after Android Market ouster

In April, Grooveshark was ousted from the Android Market for violating Google’s terms and condition. Now Grooveshark is firing back with a letter addressed to the music industry and in particular, Google and Apple.

Spotify forced to limit free streaming music

Spotify AB will be cutting back on its free music-streaming service in an attempt to boost the number of paying subscribers and to prepare for its expansion into the United States.

Google responds to Android app licensing hack

Google has responded to a claim that Android Market apps can be easily hacked, patched and stripped of their licensing protection.

Microsoft says Android phones infringe its patents

Microsoft has laid claim to aspects of Google's Android operating system, signing a patent deal with cellphone maker HTC.

Amazon signs Kindle patent deal with Microsoft

Amazon has agreed a cross-licensing deal with Microsoft over its Kindle e-reader and use of Linux-based servers.