Eyeing a brave new world of health care technology, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday unleashed plans for freeing up bandwidth that would allow wireless monitoring of patient vital signs in and out of hospitals.
Viacom International Inc. and Time Warner Cable Inc. have settled their dispute to allow Time Warner subscribers to stream Viacom’s programming through devices such as iPads, the companies said Wednesday.
A New York state judge has tossed a suit against Home Box Office Inc. and Time Warner Cable Inc., finding reality television star John Devenanzio was too late in claiming the HBO hit show "Entourage" had improperly used his nickname “Johnny Bananas.”
Cox Communications Inc. was hit Monday with a potential class action by a subscriber who says the Cleveland-based cable company is violating state and federal antitrust laws by requiring premium cable subscribers to rent a separate digital receiver known as a set-top box.
The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday asked Verizon Wireless to provide more information after it announced it will sell its 700 MHz spectrum licenses if its purchase of certain advanced wireless services spectrum licenses is completed.
A New York bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved all of struggling wireless communications startup LightSquared Inc.'s first-day motions, enabling the new debtor to continue to operate during the early days of its bankruptcy through the use of $15 million in cash.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. sued HTC Corp. and its U.S. subsidiary in the U.S. International Trade Commission and California federal court on Monday, accusing the smartphone maker of infringing five patents covering radio frequency circuitry.
Harbinger Capital Management LLC head Philip Falcone may have breathed a temporary sigh of relief Monday when his troubled wireless startup LightSquared Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, but the move won’t save him from fraud claims by angry Harbinger shareholders, experts say.
The Federal Communications Commission on Monday stayed its December decision asking Comcast Cable Communications LLC to carry The Tennis Channel Inc. on the same package as its affiliated sports networks in its first finding that a cable operator had flouted its anti-discrimination rules.
A Washington federal judge overseeing a contract and patent fight between Microsoft Corp. and Motorola Inc. over video and wireless technologies on Monday granted Microsoft’s request to block Motorola from enforcing a German court’s May 2 order barring Windows and Xbox sales there.
Nvidia Corp. has jointly acquired about 500 advanced wireless communication patents with patent-licensing company Intellectual Ventures in a move designed to shore up Nvidia's defenses against patent infringement claims as it develops its own 4G LTE products, it announced Monday.
LightSquared Inc., the struggling wireless startup backed by hedge fund billionaire Philip Falcone, filed for bankruptcy protection in New York federal court Monday, just hours before time ran out to renegotiate terms of its $1.7 billion debt.
Technology licensing company Adaptix Inc. hit Nokia Siemens Networks US LLC and T-Mobile USA Inc. with a patent infringement suit Thursday in Texas federal court, accusing them of infringing five wireless telecommunications patents.
As LightSquared Inc. retreats into bankruptcy, the wireless startup has tapped Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP to guide it through the Chapter 11 process, presenting the firm its biggest opportunity in recent memory to test its bankruptcy mettle.
A Florida federal judge on Friday compelled Apple Inc. to provide deposition testimony in Motorola's heated patent war against Apple over wireless and smartphone innovations, warning the company that it must comply or face sanctions.
A Virginia federal judge refused Wednesday to dismiss the bulk of a suit alleging Garmin International Inc. violated a trade secrets agreement and publicly disclosed Beacon Wireless Solutions Inc.'s technology for monitoring vehicles, trimming an implied contract claim he found was preempted.
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., on Thursday questioned the U.S. Department of Justice about its practice of requesting individuals' location records from wireless carriers, as the U.S. House of Representatives prepares for a hearing next week to consider legislation that would curtail the practice.
A groundswell of public interest in whether a Blackstone Group LP subsidiary is cleared to build a 330-mile underwater cable bringing hydroelectric power from Quebec to New York City prompted state regulators to push back a deadline for feedback Friday.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge cleared Capitol Infrastructure LLC on Thursday to reject hundreds of telecommunications contracts, but vowed to protect consumers from an immediate cutoff of their phone and Internet services.
CBS Broadcasting Inc. slammed ABC Inc. and The Walt Disney Co. with a copyright infringement and trade secret theft lawsuit on Thursday, saying the planned ABC series "Life in a Glass House" brazenly rips off CBS’s popular "Big Brother" reality television show.