Interactive panel discussion on the Internet of Things with panelists including Sony, Samsung, AT&T, Ericsson and the IPSO Alliance. Hosted by Dr Harry Zervos of IDTechEx, and given as part of the IDTechEx event Internet of Things Applications held in Santa Clara on November 20 2014. Show More Summary
After years of relentless litigation, it seems the mobile/smartphone patent war might be drawing to a close. Rockstar, a patent trolling company owned by Apple, Microsoft, Sony, Ericsson, and BlackBerry, has agreed to cancel the lawsuits it had filed against Google and most Android device makers. Show More Summary
And just like that, the Rockstar Consortium's lawsuit campaign against Android is over. The patent holding group (backed by Apple, BlackBerry, Ericsson, Microsoft and Sony) has sold all of its commonly held patents to clearinghouse RPX for $900 milli...
Rockstar Consortium --?the patent holding firm created by Apple, BlackBerry, Ericsson, Microsoft, and Sony to purchase thousands of foundational telecom patents from now-defunct Nortel -- looks set to wind down operations after the partners agreed to sell much of Rockstar's patent portfolio to IP risk mitigation company RPX.
Rockstar Consortium, a patent-holding company headed by Apple, has agreed to sell more than 4,000 mobile patents for about $900 million. Apple and partners Microsoft, BlackBerry, Ericsson, and Sony paid $4.5 billion for more than 6,000 patents from Nortel four years ago in order to help protect against litigation. Show More Summary
Remember the Rockstar Consortium? The group was formed by a handful of tech giants (including Apple, Microsoft, Ericsson and Sony) to buy a treasure trove of patents and promptly sue both Google and some Android partners, which promised one of the...
The Rockstar Consortium, a joint venture owned by Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Ericsson and Sony, settled patent suits it had brought against Google and Cisco.
Quite simply, the new Earin earbuds from former Sony Ericsson and Nokia engineers are the smallest, cordless earbuds on the market. The balanced armature speakers that Earin uses are more commonly found in pro in-ear monitors and hearing aids, so you get the best possible sound out of the small package. Read the rest of the story at: Cordless Wonder: Earin earbuds
Bluetooth earbuds like Dre's new Powerbeats aren't actually "cordless." They still have a cable running from one bud to the other, which puts a limit on just how tidy and inconspicuous they can be. A group of former Sony Ericsson and Nokia engineers...
Flickr's latest app is its best yet, but even that might not be enough to save it. I posted my first-ever selfie on Flickr on July 11, 2004. Taken with the rear camera of a Sony Ericsson T616, the photo was horrendously grainy at a resolution of 288...
Who else had a flip phone back in the early ’00s? Those were the golden days of the Motorola RAZR and Sony Ericsson’s T Series, a time when you actually talked on the phone to your friends, and answering and hanging up was the coolest thing ever. Show More Summary
It's been nearly three years since I reviewed the Xperia Neo, manufactured by what was then Sony Ericsson. The Neo represented just the second generation of Xperia phones running on Android, from a period when Sony was finding its feet in the world...
Packing exclusive materials, handicraft and attention to detail, the Azimuth is luxury phonemaker Gresso's bid to take on Sony Ericsson's K850 at the premium end of the cellphone market.
Rafael Nadal strips off his shirt to show off his hot body after a practice session held during day 7 of the Sony Ericsson Open on Sunday (March 23) in Key Biscayne, Fla. Also seen practicing that day was Roger Federer, who sweated up a storm and walked away from his session with a drenched [...]
Rockstar, a patent consortium jointly owned by Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Ericsson, and Sony, has dropped its patent infringement lawsuit against Huawei. The suit was originally filed last year, and included co-defendents Google, Samsung, and HTC. Show More Summary
BlackBerry has hired Ron Louks to serve as president of devices and emerging solutions. Louks has worked for both HTC and Sony Ericsson in the past. Louks is being tasked with reviving BlackBerry's flagging smartphone division. The company recently announced that it will co-develop a new low-cost smartphone with Foxconn as it hopes to kickstart a comeback.
For those unfamiliar with the Rockstar Consortium, they are a group of big tech companies consisting of Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Sony, and Ericsson, who have teamed up together to purchase patents from Nortel Networks which occurred back in 2011. Show More Summary
There is a patent consortium known as Rockstar whose name is rather appropriate given that it consists of companies such as Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Sony, and Ericsson. We have seen how they have tried to sue Google and other companies in the past over alleged patent infringements and it looks like Google is having none of it. Show More Summary
Welcome to LegacyXperia Project homepage.LegacyXperia Project is offering unofficial builds of CyanogenMod for legacy Sony Ericsson msm7x30 devices. It is an effort to join all developer forces to bring a stable rom on these devices which are dropped from official CM after cm-10.Supported devices:Currently only mogami devices are supported. Show More Summary
Late last month, the Rockstar Consortium -- a group of companies, including Apple, Ericsson, Microsoft, BlackBerry, and Sony, that purchased a collection of 6,000 patents and patent applications from the bankrupt Nortel in 2011 -- sued...Show More Summary