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August 6, 2014
by sjvn01
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Bad Microsoft Android patents may lie behind Samsung lawsuit

At this point, it’s hard to say exactly what’s going on in Microsoft’s patent contract dispute with Samsung. The two companies may just be fighting out their contract terms or it could be the first shot at Microsoft’s Android patent … Continue reading

August 5, 2014
by sjvn01
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Apple and Samsung drop all patent lawsuits outside the US

Apple and Samsung agreed on Tuesday to drop their patent lawsuits outside the US. But their patent wars aren’t over yet. The two technology giants will continue to battle on within the U.S. courts system. Apple and Samsung drop all … Continue reading

July 29, 2014
by sjvn01
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Google fixes Android’s Fake ID security hole

Bluebox Security, a mobile security company, has found a serious Android security hole that dates all the way back to Android 2.1. This hole, Fake ID, can be used by malware to impersonate trusted applications without any user notification. Can … Continue reading