yesterdays news that Apple was up to their usual and filed another injunction against Samsung, this time against their Galaxy S III, we now have a few reports stating Samsung isn't worried and will move ahead as planned.
Galaxy S III as it did the Nexus in February -- and is hoping to get it banned before launching in the US.
satisfy and pass the US International Trade Commission (ITC) investigation into Apple's patent dispute, they are under the gun again this week. Apple has filed for the same or similar patent infringement again on multiple HTC devices, and wants them all banned.
Project Glass is in the news yet again. After earlier we reported on CEO Larry Page wearing them during a conference today, we are now seeing loads of news that Google's protecting their latest creation with a wide array of patents. Since we all know Google didn't patent much with Android, they look to have learned their lesson and have been granted at least 9 new patents around Google Glass.
Galaxy S III launch at the beginning of this month, some of our fellow Android bloggers (whom I have nothing but respect for, by the way) put forth the idea that the flagship phone's somewhat uninspiring design was created specifically to dissuade Apple's legal bulldogs from attacking. While there have been some excellent points made to that effect, Samsung Vice President Chang Dong-hoon categorically denied them, stating that "our change in smartphone design is part of a five-year plan, not a sudden turn-around."
Google's 12.5 billion dollar acquisition of US-based Motorola Mobility is complete. Google announced the news on its official blog, taking special care to note the replacement of former Moto CEO Sanjay Jha. Unfortunately, the post was noticeably lacking in concrete details on how Google plans to leverage its new (if not overly shiny) multi-billion dollar toy.
HTC One X or EVO 4G LTE in the United States, you're currently out of luck: the ITC has impounded shipments of both phones in US customs. HTC confirmed that this was due to a an ITC ruling, which can only be Apple's successful lobbying of the commission based on its linking software patent. It's been confirmed that both phones work around the feature in question.
delay shipments of HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE phones in US customs. The Now Network has confirmed that the EVO 4G LTE will miss its scheduled release date of March 18th (this Friday).