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Google wins patent infringement decision in Federal Court

Media | 03/07/2022 2:34 pm EST

The Federal Court of Canada dismissed a motion for summary judgment brought by Sonos Inc. against Alphabet Inc.’s Google. The case revolves around allegations of patent infringement by Sonos. Both companies manufacture devices for reconfiguring noise suppression and...

Communitech joins Google tech hub network

telecom | 09/25/2013 8:44 pm EDT

Communitech Ltd. will gain greater access to Google Inc.’s technology, experts and financial support after joining the Google for Entrepreneurs Tech Hub Network, the Waterloo, Ont.-based tech hub said. In a release Wednesday, Communitech said that its inclusion in the network alongside six other tech hubs across North America will help to “spur innovation” and “provide a stimulus for local economies.” It said Google provides financial and technological support for participating hubs, and facilitates their participation in various Google events. “Most importantly, hubs in the network will have access to each other; with Google facilitating quarterly calls and bringing hub partners together in-person to share lessons learned and best practices,”...

The next battle for OTT? Licensing

Media | 08/06/2013 3:33 pm EDT

Television providers have had a few years now to get used to online competition from over-the-top streaming services, though they should brace for more. As early as this year, they will be facing a new generation of online...

Google releases $35 smart TV device

Media | 07/26/2013 7:37 pm EDT

Google Inc. introduced a new device that will allow users to play video and audio files on their televisions while controlling the content and playing options through their mobile devices or computers. Google’s new Chromecast device, launched in the U.S. Wednesday and priced at $35 US, is capable of streaming online content on high definition TVs...

Aakash 2 tablet a ‘significant improvement’: DataWind

telecom | 12/06/2012 8:06 pm EST

The Aakash 2 tablet is a “significant improvement” from the first version, which was criticized by users for its slow processor and resistive screen, Suneet Singh Tuli, president and CEO of Montreal-based device maker DataWind, said Tuesday. Singh Tuli said in a phone interview that the new tablet, released in...