Qualcomm Sues TI Over Leaked Info
Jul 26, 2003, 12:02 AM by (staff)
Qualcomm yesterday filed suit against Texas Instruments (TI) for breach of contract, seeking to end a 2 1/2 year-old agreement to share intellectual property and patents for wireless technology. The basis of the suit is a claim by Qualcomm that TI made several public statements in early May that breached a confidentiality agreement between the two companies. The suit comes two months after TI announced it will begin making CDMA chips, a move that will put the company in direct competition with Qualcomm.
BlackBerry Sues Snap Over Messaging Patents
Apr 4, 2018
BlackBerry has filed a lawsuit against Snap Inc., alleging that the latter company's social network is infringing in BlackBerry's messaging patents. The patents in question were awarded to BlackBerry between 2012 and 2014 and cover a range of technologies concerning mobile messaging.
Sprint Brings Back Two-Year Contracts - With A Catch
Feb 26, 2016
Sprint has reversed its position on contracts and starting today began offering them again as an option to customers purchasing new equipment. Sprint customers can pay full price for phones, lease them, break payments up over time, or sign a two-year contract to purchase phones at subsidized prices.
AT&T Bolsters Security Options for Android and iOS Devices
Oct 25, 2018
AT&T has partnered with Lookout to create the AT&T Mobile Security app, which it is bringing to iOS devices for the first time beginning today. The app had previously only been available to Android phones.
Andy Rubin's Essential Sued Over Magnetic Connector Tech
Oct 16, 2017
A company called Keyssa has filed an intellectual property lawsuit against Essential, the maker of the PH-1 smartphone, backed by former Google exec Andy Rubin. The lawsuit pertains to magnetic wireless connectors that can pass information and current from one device to another, such as the magnetic module accessory system used on the PH-1.