Who's that trip-trapping over my Bluetooth patent?

Canadian 'technology licensing company' Wi-Lan is suing practically every major hardware manufacturer you've ever heard of for selling Bluetooth-enabled laptops and phones.

Microsoft loses next round in i4i patent case

Microsoft has lost its appeal against a court judgement that found it guilty of infringing i4i patents.

Facebook wins patent over newsfeeds

Facebook has been granted a patent that covers large chunks of the entire social networking news feed concept, potentially stopping other social network providers in their tracks.

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.