HTC and Apple sign 10-year licensing deal to end patent disputesview story

http://www.talkandroid.com –   I think we can all agree the endless patent lawsuits aren’t good for consumers. Well, hopefully Apple and HTC have seen this light, as they confirmed they’ve settled their patent disputes and have entered a 10-year licensing deal to avoid more lawsuits. (IT news)

Apple claims patent infringement on Samsung’s Note 10 and Jelly Bean softwareview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Would you be surprised if I said Apple is trying to sue Samsung over their Galaxy Note 10.1? No? Didn’t think so. Apple told a judge in California that Samsung infringes patents on the Samsung Note 10.1, and even wanted to add Android 4.1 into that lawsuit. (IT news)

Apple Looks To Add Jelly Bean, Galaxy Note 10.1 To Existing Samsung Lawsuitview story

http://techcrunch.com – Apple is hoping to add Samsung’s latest tablet, the Galaxy Note 10.1, and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to a list of product it claims infringe its patents in an existing court case in California, Bloomberg reports. (IT news)

Apple Patents Vanishing Touch Interfaces, New Method For Targeted Computer Coolingview story

http://techcrunch.com – Apple was granted a couple of interesting patents today (spotted by AppleInsider), including one for multitouch surfaces embedded in devices that appear and disappear as needed, as well as a new cooling apparatus design that can redirect air to where it’s needed most within a device. (IT news)

Apple Vs Motorola Mobility: U.S. Judge Dismisses Apple Patent Licensing Lawsuitview story

http://techcrunch.com – A judge in a U.S court has dismissed a case brought by Apple against Google-owned Motorola Mobility. Apple had complained Motorola was seeking excessive royalties for standards-essential patents. It’s another small blow for Apple in its legal war against Android. (IT news)

US judge dismisses Apple vs. Motorola patent lawsuitview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Apple likes lawsuits. Anyone who keeps keeps up with the mobile tech industry will tell you the same thing. More than a few Android OEMs have faced lawsuits from the Cupertino legal team, and unfortunately, sometimes those lawsuits have some pretty serious consequences. (IT news)

CA Files Lawsuit Against New Relic Seeking Injunction, Claims Patent Infringementview story

http://techcrunch.com – CA Technologies has filed a lawsuit against New Relic, the application lifecycle management company. CA is seeking “undisclosed damages” for lost profits. It is also seeking an injunction against New Relic prohibiting the infringement of CA patents and the misuse of the company’s intellectual property. (IT news)

Qik Founder’s Story: Taking Mobile Video Out Of The Garage And Putting It Into The Hands Of Skypeview story

http://techcrunch.com – Editor’s note: Bernard Moon is co-founder and CEO of Vidquik, a new web conferencing and sales solutions platform, and co-founder of SparkLabs, a recently launched startup accelerator in Seoul, Korea. Follow him on Twitter.  I met Qik co-founder Ramu Sunkara through the University of Wisconsin-Madison alumni network while seeking advice for Vidquik. (IT news)

The EFF Needs Help Keeping 3D Printing Freeview story

http://techcrunch.com – The Electronic Frontier Foundation is looking forward to a future when 3D printing, thanks to “creative” patents, could no longer be free. Because the technology is so nascent, patenting parts of the process or renewing expiring patents could prevent incremental improvement of the technology out of fear or patent infringement. (IT news)

Mobile Shopping App “Best Decision” Introduces A Universal Cart That Works Across Dozens Of Retailersview story

http://techcrunch.com – LEAP Commerce, a somewhat under-the radar mobile shopping startup, is today releasing a major update to its “Best Decision” shopping iOS app which introduces a true universal cart for consumers. What that means is that shoppers can now buy from many of their favorite stores at the same time, using a single shopping cart. (IT news)