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Nancy Gohring is a freelance journalist who started writing about mobile phones just in time to cover the transition to digital. She's written about PCs from Hanover, cellular networks from Singapore, wireless standards from Cyprus, cloud computing from Seattle and just about any technology subject you can think of from Las Vegas. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Computerworld, Wired, the Seattle Times and other well-respected publications.

Motorola Files New Suit Against Apple

Motorola on Tuesday filed a new lawsuit in Florida charging Apple with infringing six patents in the iPhone 4S and four of those patents in iCloud.

HP Plans September Open-source Release for WebOS

HP announced on Wednesday that it plans to release the code behind webOS in September under the Apache License, Version 2.0.

Oracle to Take Third Stab at Damages Estimate in Google Case

Oracle agreed on Tuesday to bear the costs of a third attempt at estimating damages in its lawsuit against Google, rather than postpone the damages claims.

Google Kills More Services

Google is continuing to weed out its services and on Friday announced it will shut down Picnik, Google Message Continuity and Needlebase and make changes to some...

Beware of Fake Megaupload Sites

The people behind Megaupload might be working hard to get the site back up, but so are scammers.

NinjaVideo.net Founder Gets 14 Months

A Virginia judge has sentenced Matthew David Howard Smith, a founder of the NinjaVideo.net website, to 14 months in prison.

Anonymous Retaliates for Megaupload Shutdown, Attacks DOJ, Others

The hacker group Anonymous is claiming responsibility for attacks that have taken down websites run by Universal Music, the U.S. Department of Justice and the...

Kodak Says Samsung's Galaxy Tab Infringes Patents

Struggling Eastman Kodak Co. on Wednesday charged Samsung with infringing five of its patents in the Galaxy Tab.

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Microsoft, Alcatel-Lucent Settle Dispute

Microsoft and Alcatel-Lucent have settled a patent dispute, following a jury verdict last year that would have had Microsoft pay US$70 million for infringement.

Amazon Web Services Launches Managed Database Service

Amazon Web Services on Wednesday launched a managed NoSQL database service that lets users easily launch a database and scale it up or down as needed.

Oracle Offers to Drop Patent Charges Against Google, to Speed Trial

Apparently fed up with delays, Oracle said it is willing to drop its claims of patent infringement against Google if the court will hear its copyright complaints...

Veghte to Set Strategy for HP

Hewlett-Packard has added chief strategy officer to former Microsoft veteran Bill Veghte's titles, the company announced Tuesday.

Microsoft Issues Release Candidate of System Center 2012

Microsoft on Tuesday said the release candidate of System Center 2011, software that companies use to manage their cloud services, is now available.

Kundra, First CIO of U.S., Joins Salesforce

Salesforce on Monday said that Vivek Kundra, who was the first person to serve as CIO of the U.S. federal government, has joined the company as executive vice...

Apple Loses First Round in ITC Case Against Motorola

Apple is on the losing end of an initial ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission in the company’s battle with Motorola.