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How Apple Can Wreck Your Business

After $500,000 in development costs, FreedomVOICE has abandoned the Beta test of Newber, an application which blended the best of VoIP and location awareness to allow users to direct calls to various phones. The app even allows you to swap...

Suing Google for Fun and Money Owed

What happens when you think Google owes you less than $1,000 and they don't respond appropriately? You sue them. Excerpt:   Ms. Milani reiterated her previous arguments, but the judge didn't buy them. "I don't think I have the power...

Patent Trolls Symptom of Problem

Here is a well-written piece by Timothy B. Lee at the Cato Institute which focuses on how we can improve the patent system. It points out that patent trolls are merely a symptom of a patent system which is dysfunctional....

Apple Jailbreaking, Twitter and Toshiba News

For those of you in the US - please enjoy the long weekend - everyone else - enjoy the weekend - and feel free to call in sick Monday. Here are some news stories of interest: First off there is...

Don't Buy That Palm Stock Just Yet

Just when you thought it was safe to buy a Palm device or some of their near eight-dollar stock, along comes a threat from Apple's new (acting) CEO Tim Cook who tells others who rip off the company's IP (intellectual...

Why Verizon Just Did The Web a Huge Favor

The Web's Gain is Google's loss This is an important time of year for cybersquatters as one of them just lost a $33.2 million dollar case against Verizon. The details are as follows... A company called OnlineNIC was ordered by...

Join The RPX Patent Protection Club

I have a job where I get paid to listen to many smart people and then use the vast amount of information I amass in my neurons and put it to good use (well, after I have had some coffee...

East Texas: A Great Place To Get Sued

One lawyer thinks East Texas is a good place to be sued. If you are interested in knowing why Apple was just sued by a California man in East Texas, check out this article which explains how this particular...

Google's Can't Search Its Own E-mails?

Google is the best company in the world at complex search, by far. Hands down. They do it better than anyone. Yahoo and Microsoft have thrown billions at projects which they hoped would allow them to catch up with Google....

iPhone VoIP Banned in Germany

There is some scary VoIP news out of Germany -- basically you cannot use VoIP on your iPhone because it could tempt you to jailbreak the device which basically means unlock it from the service provider you signed a contract...

YouTube/Viacom: The Issue is with the Judge

I have trouble agreeing with Mchael Arrington over at TechCrunch which is unusual for me. In a recent post he argues that Google is entrusted with user data and needs to protect it. While this makes perfect sense, isn't the...

Allied Security Trust -- Let The Patent Wars Begin

You may remember a while back I wrote about Vocaltec selling some of its patents to what appears to be a firm that will become a patent troll. This scenario is becoming more and more common... Companies are now launching...

T-Mobile Lawsuit Repercussions

Rob Adler has an interesting take on the T-Mobile/Starbucks WiFi lawsuit at his Vantage blog. His point? That the PR hit of winning a lawsuit which takes away WiFi from millions of users will be extreme. I can't help but...

Amazon Fights for First Amendment

The scary part about so much information about people being in a single place is that the government knows where to look. This is a good thing when they are investigating a suspect but when they start to investigate the...

T-Mobile Suing Starbucks

T-Mobile is already not thrilled AT&T will replace them as the service provider of choice in Starbucks stores, now the GSM-based service provider who was early to embrace WiFi is losing revenue due to the new AT&T/Starbucks promotion of free...

Vocaltec Sells Patents to Karo Millennium

In a way, I must thank VocalTec because it was companies like them that helped me realize how IP would revolutionize communications and further help me decide to launch a magazine dedicated to the market in 1997. VocalTec was one...

The Liability of Social Networking

About a decade ago an attorney friend of mine told me that you should always delete emails that are one year old. He went on to explain from a lawsuit/discovery process, these e-mails could come back to haunt you. And...

TiVo On the Offensive

It seems TiVo is on a roll as Dish Network has failed to to convince an appeals court to overturn a previous patent win. Dish Network could end up paying from about $100 to $200 million as a result...

Will Backing up Music Soon Be Illegal?

Some of you may remember that MP3.com was a dot-com era company allowing people to upload CDs they owned and then stream this music to various devices. It was a service ahead of its time and in fact Webot...

Airbone Settles Lawsuit

I must say that as an Airborne user, I really feel the product has helped me get better and avoid and/or shorten the duration of colds. Others disagree and have sued Airborne and the class-action lawsuit just settled for $23.3...

Judge Gives Google a Viacom Copyright Lawsuit Extension

Apparently sometimes even Google needs more time to search through documents. In fact, a judge has granted the search leader two more months to scan through 4.5 billion documents pertaining to a lawsuit with Viacom regarding copyright infringement relating to...

GooSue: Sueing Google Over Rankings

What's the latest trend in using the Internet? Why Suing Google of course. Don't like what someone says about you? Well... Whether you are a person or a city, the answer is the same; Sue Google and look to have...

Why Verizon Sued Vonage

I receive many questions about patents and why one company sues another. Patent portfolios are like nuclear weapons – if you have them, you are less likely to end up in a war. I was reminded of this idea...

Google Database Patent Lawsuit

Apparently today is “Write about Google” day as I thought it worth sharing that the company is facing a patent infringement lawsuit due to the database technology the company employs. Who is suing you wonder? Northeastern University and a start-up...

Vonage in Settlement Talks with AT&T

Here are the details on what is happening with Vonage and AT&T settlement talks. The New Jersey based internet telephony company may be able to put this whole messy situation behind them for a cool $39 million. It would seem...
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