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Jury awards Microsoft $15 million in Motorola patent case

Microsoft has been awarded $15 million in damages by a jury following a patent infringement lawsuit first filed by Motorola in 2010. Motorola spokesman William Moss said in a statement (via the Seattle Times) that the company was "disappointed" but is looking forward "to an appeal of the novel...

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Microsoft cleared of Motorola patent violation claim

The International Trade Commission has decided not to review the decision made last March by the administrative law judge presiding over Motorola's patent infringement case against Microsoft, thereby validating the judge's findings – which were in favor of Microsoft – and closing the...

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US court: Motorola can't enforce German Xbox injunction

Motorola Mobility (now owned by Google) obtained an injunction against Microsoft in Germany that would have prevented sale or import of Xbox 360s, among other Microsoft devices earlier this summer, over H.264 video encoding technology owned by Motorola and licensed for use in MS devices. Now, the...

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Xbox 360 import ban to the US recommended by ITC judge

Both the 4GB and 250GB Xbox 360 S models were recommended for a trade ban in the US this week by International Trade Commission judge David Shaw. Said recommendation came several weeks after Shaw ruled in favor of Motorola in a case alleging Microsoft violated several patents held by the mobile...

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Motorola granted injunction against Xbox 360 sales in Germany, not as dramatic as it sounds

A German court has granted Motorola Mobility an injunction against the sale and/or distribution of the Xbox 360 in Germany, as well as copies of Windows 7, Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player, following a ruling that some of Microsoft's products violate patents that pertain to the H.264...

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Preliminary ruling: Xbox 360 infringes on some Motorola patents

An ITC ruling has found that the Xbox 360 infringes on four patents owned by Motorola. According to The Verge, some of the patents deal with the H.264 video codec, which is the subject of other legal proceedings between Microsoft and Motorola – with Motorola demanding 2.25% of the final price...

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Scribblecraft mod gives Minecraft that hand-drawn look

Some might call Minecraft's simplified graphics charming, but a new mod shows us that the game can be far more visually striking. Scribblecraft is a texture pack mod created by Kristopher Bel that swaps out the game's textures for his hand-drawn substitutes. If you wanna grab the mod, hit the link...

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Microsoft sues Motorola, alleges 'excessive' Xbox 360 tech royalty fees

In a lot of ways, Microsoft and Motorola are like the Great Bard's feuding Montagues and Capulets. Things changed early last year, when Motorola sent one of its own to Microsoft in good faith. Microsoft accepted and the future prosperity of both "families" seemed ensured. Things would be good for a...

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Third-party X360 Bluetooth headset beats MS to the punch

Datel's 3rd-party Xbox 360 Bluetooth headset has popped up on Amazon UK with a shipping date of the 30th of June and with a price tag of £59.99/$109. Originally the headset was said to ship on the 17th of March, but there's still no mention of it on the company's website, so it's possible that...

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