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Apple Loses Lawsuit Over Nokia and Sony Patents

A patent holding company jointly owned by Nokia, Sony and MPEG LA has won a patent lawsuit against Apple for infringing three of its patents.  more

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Nortel Sells Patent Portfolio for $4.5 Billion

Nortel has concluded the auction of its patent portfolio and raised US$4.5 billion from the bidders, considerably higher than the initial offer of US$950 million from Google. more

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US trade agency opens flash memory chip inquiry

The U.S. International Trade Commission has launched an investigation into certain types of flash memory chips that a Pennsylvania company claims violates its patents. more

Related Tags: itc, international-trade-commission, samsung, flash-memory, asustek, dell, lenovo-group, pny-technologies, research-in-motion, transcent-information,


Q1 Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Declined 9.4% - Smartphones Grew 12.7%

Worldwide mobile phone sales totalled 269.1 million units in the first quarter of 2009, a 9.4 per cent decrease from the first quarter of 2008, according to Gartner. Smartphone sales surpassed 36.4 million units, a 12.7 per cent increase from the same period last year. more

Related Tags: gartner, nokia, samsung, motorola, lg, sony-ericsson,research-in-motion, htc, touchscreen, oem, play, os, music


LG Tops Traditional Phone User Satisfaction Ranking

Apple ranks highest in customer satisfaction with smartphone manufacturers, while LG ranks highest among traditional mobile phone users, according to a couple of J.D. Power and Associates reports. more

Related Tags: lg, iphone, j.d.-power-and-associates, gps, smartphones, personal, landline, battery, j.d.-power, operating-system


Mobile Phones Get Smarter at CTIA with Touch Screen Tech

This monthís International CTIA Wireless 2009 event in Las Vegas showcased in the mobile handsetís industry increasing focus on smart phones, as illustrated by prevalence of announcements related to touch-screen technology, according to iSuppli. more

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Western European Mobile Phone Market now in Recession

Three consecutive quarters of negative growth have led the Western European mobile phone market into recession. According to IDC's European Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped 53.6 million units in 4Q08, 13.5% lower than the 62 million units shipped in 4Q07. more

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Industry Big Guns with no Bullets to Fire

After a devastating end to 2008, the future is looking bleak. At the start of 2009 the mobile industry is starting to implement strategic job cuts and closing of overseas offices. This is just the beginning.  more

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Worldwide Mobile Phone Market Declined by 12.6% in Fourth Quarter

The worldwide mobile phone market experienced an unusual downturn in the normally robust fourth quarter of 2008 (4Q08). According to IDC's Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 289.0 million units, 12.6% lower than the 330.8 million units shipped during 4Q07. more

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Top-10 Selling Mobile Phones in January

The Swedish manufacturer of carrying cases for portable electronics, Krusell, releases its "Top 10"-list for January 2009. The list is based on number of pieces of model specific mobile and smart phone cases ordered from Krusell during January 2009 more

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