Windows Phone 8 will make its formal debut later this month. Microsoft has begun sending out invitations to an Oct. 29 launch event. The platform has already made an appearance during Nokia and HTC device launches last month, and AT&T has announced it will carry smartphones from HTC and Nokia running Windows Phone 8.
Motorola Mobility landed a victory in a German patent fight against Microsoft today, according to The Wall Street Journal. The court ruled that Motorola’s devices do not violate a Microsoft radio interface patent. Microsoft has been pushing Motorola to enter into a licensing agreement, but Motorola has so far resisted.
AT&T is adding to its smartphone portfolio ahead of the holiday shopping season with the Asus VivoTab RT tablet and the Samsung ATIV Smart PC, both running Windows 8. The carrier also took the wraps off the Android-based HTC One X+ and One VX, as well as HTC’s Windows Phone 8X. Finally, AT&T unveiled a connected camera from Samsung, the Galaxy Camera.
Veracode has acquired the assets of Marvin Mobile Security for an undisclosed sum. The transaction will allow Veracode to expand its application security solution for enterprise customers.