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Google/Motorola could be peak of patent price spike

The bubble in mobile phone technology patent values may just have popped. Now that Google Inc has agreed to a USD 12.5 billion deal to buy Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc -- scooping up a trove of 17,000 phone-related patents to give itself some ground to defend its Android operating system -- the most motivated buyer looks to be off the market.

Aug 22, 2011, 23:09 PM IST

Sony reduces PlayStation price to revive sales

Sony Corp has cut the price of its basic PlayStation 3 gaming console by nearly a fifth in the United States, a move that could lift the industry by boosting video game sales ahead of the holiday season.

Aug 17, 2011, 09:29 AM IST

Winners and losers in the Google-Motorola deal

Research in Motion, Microsoft Corp, Nokia and the cable television business are emerging as potential winners after Google said it would buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion on Monday.

Aug 15, 2011, 23:22 PM IST

Microsoft launches new Office, duels Google online

Microsoft Corp launched an updated version of its Office software on Wednesday.

May 13, 2010, 08:36 AM IST

Microsoft keen to partner Unique ID project: Bill Gates

Microsoft, the world`s largest software company, is keen to partner India in a project to issue Unique Identification to each citizen, its chairman Bill Gates said on Friday.

Jul 24, 2009, 16:45 PM IST

Microsoft sales drop sharply, sees no quick recovery

Microsoft Corp posted the first-ever drop in annual sales of Windows and its quarterly revenue fell a steeper-than-expected 17 percent as its business continued to be hurt by the weak global PC and server markets.

Jul 24, 2009, 09:41 AM IST