Amazon hit by patent suit over internet links

Patent trolls appear to be flourishing despite repeated calls for Washington to rein them in. The latest evidence includes new lawsuits against Amazon, Dell and HP over a system for inserting links into news articles.

Amazon Ends Lawsuit Over Kindle Fire

In a surprise development, Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) has quietly resolved a lawsuit that alleges its Kindle Fire violates four patents related to…

Kindle Fire Hit With Patent Suit

Amazon’s new tablet won’t be available until November 15, but it’s never too early to file a patent suit. Smartphone Technologies LLC, which…