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YouTube TV reaches agreement with Sinclair, but will still lose some Fox RSNs and YES Network

We don’t quite know which markets will be affected, though.

In the latest installment of “Twitter is really no way to announce things,” YouTube TV apparently has reached some kind of agreement with Sinclair Broadcast Group. But that agreement still involves YouTube TV — at least in some markets — losing access to Fox Regional Sports Networks, as well as the YES Network.

Only, whomever is doing the Twitter replies doesn’t actually know which channels and the markets that  [Read More…]

CD Projekt reaches agreement with series author, gains new rights

Issues have been resolved.

What you need to know CD Projekt had been in a legal disagreement with the author of The Witcher novels, Andrzej Sapkowski. An agreement was reached today, with both parties cooperating moving forward. The agreement also granted CD Projekt new rights to The Witcher.

CD Projekt (the parent company of CD Projekt Red) had recently been in a legal disagreement with Andrzej Sapkowski, the author of The Witcher novels. When Sapkowski originally sold  [Read More…]

Spidey stays in the MCU with new agreement from Disney and Sony

Feige will produce third film in the Spider-Man: Homecoming series, and Spider-Man will appear in one more Marvel Studios film.

What you need to know A month after negotiations fell through, Sony and Disney have reached a deal for Spider-Man. Kevin Feige will produce the third film in the current film series starring Tom Holland. Spider-Man will appear in one future Marvel Studios film.

A month ago, Spider-Man seemed to be done in the Marvel Cinematic Universe  [Read More…]

Huawei offers to sign a no-spy agreement with governments

The UK defense minister Gavin Williamson was recently fired for allegedly leaking Huawei would be involved with its 5G networks.

What you need to know Many U.S. allies are under pressure to not use Huawei equipment because of spying allegations. Huawei is offering to sign no-spy agreements with governments to sell more of its telecom equipment. A decision will be made soon in the case for Huawei supplying telecom equipment in the UK.

After years of spying  [Read More…]

U.S. government signs an agreement with ZTE to lift export ban

ZTE will once again be able to conduct business with American component vendors.

ZTE’s woes in the U.S. are about to come to a close. The Chinese telecommunications giant has signed an agreement with the Department of Commerce that will lift the export ban — which will allow ZTE to do business with American suppliers like Qualcomm. ZTE was issued a denial order in April after it was revealed that the manufacturer violated sanctions against North Korea  [Read More…]

ZTE has reportedly made an agreement with the U.S. to lift Denial Order

The company will be faced with $ 1 billion in fines.

In mid-April, the United States Department of Commerce slapped ZTE with a Denial Order over an issue it had with U.S. sanctions in 2017. However, according to a report from Reuters, both ZTE and the U.S. government have reached an agreement that’ll lift the Denial Order and allow the company to return to business as usual.

James Rockas, a spokesperson for the Commerce Department, says that  [Read More…]

Google and partners create PAX: The Android Networked Cross-License Agreement

In an effort to promote growth and build a safe harbor against patent litigation, Google and some of its major partners have created PAX.

PAX is the latest cross-licensing patent initiative where members provide royalty-free use of patents that cover everything Android-related. The companies involved feel that this will help keep innovation coming, spur future growth, and protect against legal threats across the board.

PAX members currently include Google, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Foxconn Technology Group, HMD Global,  [Read More…]

Microsoft enters into agreement to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft has announced the company has entered into talks with LinkedIn to acquire the work-focused social networking platform. Shares have halted at the time of writing and the company has published a press release with further details. The deal is valued at $ 26.2 billion, but the LinkedIn brand, culture and overall independence will remain in tact.

CEO Jess Weiner will retain his position and report to Microsoft’s Nadella, and the deal is fully backed by chairman, controlling  [Read More…]

OnePlus One banned in India after infringing on Micromax’s agreement with Cyanogen

After Xiaomi, it is now the turn of the OnePlus One to face the ire of the Indian authorities, as local vendor Micromax was able to secure an injunction from the Delhi High Court that bans all sales and advertising of the device in India. The issue is due to the Cyanogen branding seen on the back of the OnePlus One, which Micromax mentioned was a violation of its exclusive partnership with the custom ROM vendor  [Read More…]

LG, Google to cross-license patents in long-term agreement

LG and Google announced a long-term cross-licensing patent agreement. The agreement covers existing patents and those that will be filed over the next ten years. According to both companies, the licensing agreement covers a broad range of products and technologies.