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Google Faces Suit Over Java in Android Mobile OS

Oracle sues the Internet company over Java in the mobile Linux operating system -- claiming patent infringement.

Microsoft, HTC Expand Mobile Patent Alliance Beyond Windows Mobile

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?

Multi-touch Tech Firm Seeks iPad Sales Injunction

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.

Kodak Sues Apple, RIM Over Patent Violations

The venerable maker of camera film claims it has a patent that the two biggest smartphone makers have used without permission.

Apple Patent Portent of Future Touchscreen Products

A recently published patent application from Apple hints at functionality of company's future touch devices.