BlackBerry Ltd sues Nokia over patent infringement, demands royalties for industry-wide standard

BlackBerry Ltd. filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Nokia Oyj, demanding royalties on the Finnish company’s mobile network products that use an industry-wide technology standard. Nokia’s products including its Flexi Multiradio base stations, radio network controllers and Liquid Radio software are using technology covered by as many as 11 patents, BlackBerry said in a complaint filed…

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Speaker-maker Sonos uses neuroscientist and experts to help ‘wake up the silent home’

It’s awfully quiet around the house these days. It seems that everyone is plugged into their devices, lost in their own private worlds. Connected speaker vendor Sonos calls it the Silent Home, and it wondered why we’ve abandoned social music in favour of individual experiences. So, the company engaged neuroscientist Daniel Levitin, other experts in…

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