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Sony Fined $18.5 Million in Patent Infringement Suit 50°
334w ago - Over two years ago, Agere Systems filed a suit against Sony for potential infringement on patents regarding "wireless local area network apparatus."

Looks like the courts ruled in Agere Systems' favor.

Sony has been fined $18.5 million for use of the technology in their devices, such as the Mylo and PlayStation Portable.

Finally, the...

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Firm Sues Nintendo for Patent Infringement 200°
347w ago - Hillcrest Labs, a Maryland-based technology firm, filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Nintendo in US Federal Court today, claiming that Nintendo's Wii console violated Hillcrest Labs' patent rights.

Hillcrest Labs alleges that Nintendo violated patents relating to a handheld three-dimensonal pointing device.

The company said that it holds 29 patents relating to that technology.

"While Hillcrest...

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Nintendo hit with $21 million Patent Infringement 50°
361w ago - Nintendo of America Inc. was ordered to pay a small East Texas gaming company $21 million Wednesday for infringing on a patent while designing controllers for its popular Wii and GameCube systems.

A federal jury found in favor of Anascape Ltd. in the lawsuit that was originally filed in 2006. Nintendo spokesman Charlie Scibetta said the company will seek an appeal and expects the court to reduce the award "significantly."

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Microsoft Owns Patent for In-Game Custom Soundtracks 650°
368w ago - One of the most coveted features missing from the PlayStation 3 is the ability to use a custom soundtrack during gameplay. Movement has been made in this area with some games beginning to offer support, notably Super Stardust HD and High Velocity Bowling, but it's yet to be offered for all games.

Though many expect the inclusion to come when Sony supports an in-game version of PlayStation 3's cross media bar, the implementation of...

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PSP Phone file patent from 2006 revealed 50°
371w ago - A PSP phone patent application that Sony filed back in 2006 has been unearthed recently.

It looks a bit like the DS and the application says it has a full touchscreen that could emulate the fascia set-up of the PSP, that is "complete with haptic tactile feedback to give the simulated buttons some definition during use."

To quote: Other details indicate that Sony Ericsson was thinking of making use of such a touchscreen-focused...

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