Quantcast

Latest BT Ireland Stories

British Telecom Suing Android Over Patent Infringement
2011-12-19 10:26:24

High profile disputes over elements of the software on mobile devices show no signs of slowing down. Billions of dollars in damages are being claimed by British Telecom (BT) over a number of key patents infringed upon by Google´s Android mobile operating system, Steven Musil of CNET is reporting. Specifically, BT claims six patents are infringed by Google Maps, Google Music, location-based advertising and Android Market on Android. If successful, the suit could mean that either Google...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
Related