A German court threw out on Friday two copyright violation lawsuits against U.S. tech giant Apple by German firm IPCom.
"Both suits were rejected. IPCom can now appeal against the verdict," a spokesman for the court in Mannheim told Agence France Presse.Full Story
Expect sharper, clearer selfies this year.
Samsung Electronics Co. has beefed up the camera in its Galaxy S5 smartphone due for April release and added smarter camera software, following Sony and Nokia in their upgrades of handset cameras. The tweaks mean smartphone photos, ubiquitous nowadays because of social media such as Facebook and Twitter, will be closer in quality to images captured by digital single-lens reflex cameras, also known as DSLR.Full Story
Bigger than a telephone yet smaller than a personal computer, tablets were supposed to usher in a new world of mobility; yet they have hardly budged off the couch.
Four years after their launch, tablets remain overwhelmingly stuck at home and connected by wifi, frustrating mobile operators who are deprived of a potential new source of revenue.Full Story
U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing has developed a smartphone geared mainly toward people working in defense and homeland security, the company said on its web site Wednesday.
Boeing filed papers this week with the Federal Communications Commission describing the phone, which is called Boeing Black, uses Google's Android system and is made in the U.S.Full Story
Apple released a series of software patches for its Mac computers to fix what was described as a serious security flaw in the operating system.
The updates for Mac OS follow Friday's release of a security update for the iOS 7 mobile operating system used on the iPhone and iPad.Full Story
Apple filed papers on Tuesday telling a federal appeals court in New York that a judge's finding it violated antitrust laws by manipulating electronic book prices "is a radical departure" from modern antitrust law that will "chill competition and harm consumers" if allowed to stand.
Apple filed its formal written arguments before the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, asking the appeals court to overturn the judgment in Apple's favor, or grant a new trial in front of a different judge.Full Story
Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security but it's alone in letting you use that for general shopping, thanks to a partnership with PayPal.
The sensor brings convenience for entering passcodes and could encourage more people to lock their phones. But fingerprint security isn't foolproof.Full Story
A small band of upstarts is chipping away at Google's mighty Android, hoping one day to overthrow the system that runs eight in 10 smartphones sold worldwide.
Mozilla's Firefox OS and the Samsung-promoted Tizen staked a small claim to the market at the industry's largest fair, the February 24-27 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.Full Story
A mobile device coupled to a toothbrush is presented at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, on February 24, 2014
The world's first smart toothbrush was unveiled Monday, allowing you to improve your dental hygiene while sharing the results online with your dentist or to impress your friends.Full Story
A Chinese company suing Apple over similarities between its product and the "Siri" personal assistant believes its case has merit and is awaiting a court ruling, a lawyer said Tuesday.
Shanghai's Zhizhen Network Technology, which holds the rights to "Xiao i Robot" software patented in 2004, has accused the U.S. technology giant of infringing patents with its "intelligent personal assistant" Siri.Full Story