Partnerships

Google, LG agree to cross-license their patents

LG

LG and Google have entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering a broad range of products and technologies. The agreement covers both existing patents as well as those filed over the next 10 years, allowing both companies to “focus on bringing great products and services to consumers around the world,” according to Allen Lo,…

Facebook, Samsung team-up over VR screens

SAMSUNG

Yesterday, the media reported that Facebook’s CEO met with Samsung’s top executives, including the company’s vice chairman Lee Jay-yong, Sheryl Sandberg, as well as Shin Jong-kyun, head of mobile at Samsung. That, obviously, prompted another slew of rumors that we’ll be seeing another Facebook phone, this time coming to the market with the help of…

Samsung Gear S gets special Diesel Black Gold edition

Samsung Gear S Diesel

Samsung wants its devices to be synonymous with fancy things. So they’ve already teamed-up with Swarovski over a special version of the Gear S smart watch (and many other phones for that matter). Like that’s not enough, now they’re “going to bad” with Diesel to launch the Gear S Diesel Black Gold edition. Said device…

Ouya to expand to Asia with help of Xiaomi

Ouya to expand to Asia with help of Xiaomi

Ever since it moved from a device to platform maker, Ouya has been looking for partners which would implement the gaming platform into their devices. Mad Catz was one of the first companies to join the scheme with its M.O.J.O. console shipping with the OUYA set of services preloaded. That was just a start as…

5 things to know about Apple-IBM partnership

Apple-IBM partnership

You’ve probably heard that Apple and IBM announced a global partnership to “transform enterprise mobility.” This isn’t something consumers will notice, but certain enterprises (IBM clients) will definitely “feel” the impact of this deal. Here are five things to know about it: 1. IBM sill sell the iPhone and iPad Under the deal, IBM will…

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