Oracle sues the Internet company over Java in the mobile Linux operating system -- claiming patent infringement.
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The two firms build on a long-running alliance, first built on Windows Mobile, now expands to cover Android sales. Since when does Microsoft care about Android?
Taiwan-based electronics firm Elan filed a complaint against Apple with the ITC seeking a ban on iPad imports and sales as well as on sales of other mobile devices.
The venerable maker of camera film claims it has a patent that the two biggest smartphone makers have used without permission.
A recently published patent application from Apple hints at functionality of company's future touch devices.