PalmSource Signs New Phone Maker
Jun 30, 2005, 2:13 PM by (staff)
Palmsource yesterday announced they have signed a new licensee. During their Q4 results conference call, CEO Patrick McVeigh announced the company has signed one of the top five handset manufacturers as a licensee, however he would not announce which company it is. Samsung is already a Palm OS licensee, leaving just Nokia, Motorola, LG and Sony Ericsson. Considering LG's recent track record of matching Samsung move for move, and the other manufacturers' commitment to alternative smartphone OSes, they are most likely choice.
Samsung to Announce Galaxy S8 On March 29 In NYC
Samsung used its press conference at Mobile World Congress to tell everyone that the Galaxy S8 is right around the corner. In a short teaser video, Samsung said the phone will make its worldwide debut on March 29 at Lincoln Center in New York City.
Huawei Sues Samsung Over Patents
Huawei has filed lawsuits against Samsung in the U.S. and China, alleging the smartphone maker is using its patented technology without permission.
Sony Still Weighing Sale of Smartphone Business
Sony today announced plans to spin off its audio and video business into a separate company. The unit will take the form of a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony.
BlackBerry and Cisco Forge Patent Cross-Licensing Pact
BlackBerry and Cisco today announced that they have signed a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement. The agreement applies to a number of products and technologies, though the companies didn't specify which ones.