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Microsoft prevails in Xbox patent rift with Motorola Mobility

A U.S. judge ruled Thursday that Motorola Mobility is entitled to substantially less royalties than it wanted from Microsoft for the company's use of wireless and video-encoding patents in its Xbox products.

Motorola's Android phones infringe Microsoft SMS patent, German court rules

Motorola Mobility's Android phones infringe on a Microsoft text messaging patent, the Higher District Court of Munich ruled on Thursday.

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Ban on iOS push mail stays but patent used to get it likely to be invalid, German court says

A patent that Motorola Mobility used to force Apple to turn off its iCloud push mail service in Germany is likely to be invalid, the Higher Regional Court in Karlsruhe said on Wednesday--but the ban will not be lifted, a court spokeswoman said.

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ITC rejects Motorola touchscreen patent complaint against Apple

The U.S. International Trade Commission has found no evidence that Apple infringed on a Motorola Mobility patent covering a touchscreen function.

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Motorola patent that banned Apple's push mail in Germany may be invalid, court says

A Motorola Mobility patent that was successfully used to force Apple to turn off its iCloud push email services for users in Germany last year could be invalid, the District Court in Mannheim, Germany, said on Friday.

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Judge says Apple, Motorola pursuing business strategy in court

A court in Florida said that Apple and Motorola Mobility have no interest in quickly and efficiently resolving a patent infringement lawsuit, but are instead using their litigations around the world as "a business strategy that appears to have no end."

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Microsoft's Xbox cleared of Google patent violation charge

An administrative law judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled against a ban on Microsoft's Xbox as he found it did not violate a patent owned by Motorola Mobility.

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Google trims another 1200 jobs from Motorola Mobility

Motorola Mobility is cutting 1200 staff, in addition to a reduction of 4000 staffers it announced in August, to focus on high-end devices.

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Tech execs sound off: Down on PCs, Motorola, fast Ethernet

Flippant comments by tech execs this week promise innovation, competition in mobile devices.

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Google's earning call offers 5 hints on the future

Future products from Motorola was just one of the topics discussed during the earnings call