acquired Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion we quickly saw an uproar of comments from everyone. It seems even Google gave notice to their top few OEM partners as they all had statements ready and Google nicely posted those up on their blog. It seems pretty widespread that everyone is looking at this as protection in some form or another.
court date to try to get the ban on the sale of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Europe overturned. That court date was slated for August 25. Samsung won't have to wait that long to get the tablet back into some parts of Europe. The ban on sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet has been lifted in many parts of Europe allowing sales to start back up.
granted a preliminary injunction against Samsung and their Galaxy Tab 10.1 stopping future sales and marketing in the European Union. Samsung was quick to respond but the damage has already been done for now. Looking through the documents reveals that Samsung isn't the only one, and that Apple may in fact be going after Motorola next for the design of the Xoom.
we reported that a German court had ruled in Apple's favor regarding the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and a preliminary injunction was granted halting all sales and marketing for the device across the European Union. This is a huge blow to Samsung especially because it was selling so well in Europe over the past few weeks breaking all other tablet sales records -- iPad 2 aside.
blog post yesterday regarding the recent patent lawsuits aimed at Android and its OEM partners. This update is a response to a tweet from a Microsoft employee, calling out Google, saying that Microsoft invited Google to join their collective bid for patents recently. Google outlines their strategic reasons for turning it down.
Oracle Portal. You will find all the stories and background you need. Basically Oracle is suing Google for the use of Java code in the Android OS. We reported on this a while back and little bits and pieces have slowly appeared over the past few months.
issue with Microsoft as of late.