SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's new phone software will be built on the same core as its new upcoming PC and tablet operating system, bringing the software company one step closer to unifying its Windows franchise across a full range of screens that are revolutionizing computing.
(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc and Facebook Inc believe settlement talks in a high profile patent lawsuit would be helped if a U.S. judge pushed back certain deadlines in the case, according to a court filing on Tuesday.
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch court ordered Apple Inc to pay damages to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over a patent violation in the Netherlands, the latest twist in the global legal battle waged by the two rival phone and computer makers.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday strongly questioned Apple Inc's request for an injunction against Google Inc's Motorola Mobility unit at a crucial hearing in the smartphone patent wars between the two technology companies.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Major shareholders of loss-making Renesas Electronics Corp agreed in principle to provide 50 billion yen ($633 million) in a support package that includes loans, sources close to the matter said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - American travelers don't want to leave home without their laptops and smartphones, fear the devices will be stolen, and suffer outlet outrage if they can't find somewhere to recharge them, according to a new survey released on Wednesday.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - ZTE Corp, the world's fourth-largest handset vendor, plans to launch this year its first smartphone based on TD-LTE technology and is talking to Japan's Softbank Corp for a possible order, a senior executive said on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Nuance launched software to allow smartphone owners to input text using a combination of tapping, tracing, handwriting and speaking, as consumers increasingly demand technology that learns from them rather than the other way around.
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's new Surface device signals the software company's hunger to join the three-way battle for the tablet market with Apple Inc and Google Inc, even if its longstanding hardware partners are not quite ready.