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Research Shows More Innovation under a Joint Chairman/CEO

Many of us know people who struck it rich in an IPO and then decided to retire or take time off. If a percentage of people in a company decide to leave the organization when it decides to go public,...

Flexible Samsung Screens and Jim Cramer's Mistake Round Out Tech News

Samsung to show flexible screens are coming Apple's patent on 'Pinch-to-Zoom' feature invalidated Facebook may force you to watch video ads to boost sales The US is getting serious about child online privacy Securing mobile devices is more important...

Microsoft, SNL, Sprint and Softbank News for Monday October 15, 2012

Microsoft is jumping into the music business and this is perhaps the biggest news of the day and possibly the week. Redmond is now offering ad supported music streaming and going up against Sirius XM, Pandora and Apple’s iTunes all...

Are Apple's Patent Lawsuits Dead Right?

I have often referred to patents between large tech firms as mutually assured destruction as any of these companies can sue others with a slew of patent infringements at once, counting on a few to be upheld by a court....

Google+ Growth, Dropbox Killer: Google IS the Tech News

Google has entrenched itself is so many areas of tech they have become the technology news of the day. First off, Google+ growth has been nothing short of fantastic, in part because the company has altered search results to put...

Innovation Speed = (Moore's Law*Metcalfe's Law)/Patent Lawsuit Activity

Yesterday I was engaged in a conversation with TMC senior editor Peter Bernstein and we were discussing the pace of innovation and whether there is some formula which can explain how much more quickly things are happening today. Interestingly I...

With Rypple Acquisition Salesforce on Track to be Cloud-Based Oracle

In the early nineties I was and SQL programmer in a market dominated by companies like Oracle and Informix. At the time these database companies stuck to their core competency. Fast forward a few decades and Oracle sells software in...

Now You Need to be a Lawyer to Understand Tech?

It seemed to start off slowly but now the trend is gaining momentum - lawsuits over patents in tech are everywhere and its tough to make decisions which are best for your company when you aren't sure if the products...

China Patent Wars: Huawei Sues ZTE

Huawei today filed lawsuits in Germany, France, and Hungary against ZTE a fellow Chinese manufacturer of telecom equipment - with strength in 4G/LTE technology among others. The interesting point here is the company is being sued for patent and trademark...

First the Unabomber and now Steve Jobs

You know you may have bad luck when you open up a package which was mailed by unabomber Ted Kaczynski and smoke starts to come out of it followed by a flash. Yale Professor David Gelernter survived a horrific attack...

Apple Sues Amazon over App Store Name

Apple, not content to sue Microsoft for using the term App Store is now going after Amazon citing potential confusion in the market. In reality though it is tough to see how App store is not a generic term and/or...

An App Store is an App Store

I generally agree with Microsoft that the term “app” is generic – meaning it is a general word used commonly and not associated with any company or brand. Certainly the term “killer app” has been around for decades so the...

Skype, Amazon and BitTorrent news For a Snowy Week

Still snowed in? That’s what I thought. Regardless of whether you got back from back-straining snow removal or you live in Orlando, you’ll appreciate some of the latest tech news of the day. Popular Mechanics starts off the list with...

Behold: Satellite Radio 2.0

In my opinion services like Satellite radio and personalized services like Pandora and Slacker are what I would consider Radio 2.0 so I read with interest a piece on Seeking Alpha which discusses Satellite Radio 2.0 which will blend the...

Legal News from TMCnet

 Please be sure to check out the new TMCnet legal news site whose goal is to provide you with timely news and analysis pertaining to the legal world. Our official press release on the new area explains how legal news...

Espionage via APT or Advanced Persistent Threat Widespread

Corporate and government secrets are currently being stolen on a grand scale - can anything be done about it? If you are one of those people not easily rattled, please have a seat and get ready to shake. A new...

Patent Pooling Taking Off

I suggested companies join the RPX patent protection club back in 2008 as I have seen how patent litigation can destroy a company's profitability and force it to lose focus. RPX as you may remember is a firm whose goal...

Google Scaring Apple to Death?

If you don't think the Google business model of giving away as much as possible and subsidizing it through ad revenue is striking fear in the hearts of the tech world, you would be wrong. Even Steve Jobs seems afraid;...

Will Telcos Buy JoltID and Shut Down Skype?

Skype Cofounder Niklas Zennstrom Most Important Man in Telecom - Again Niklas Zennstrom is one of the most important people of the century in the communications space. Skype, the company he cofounded is responsible for enabling hundreds of millions of...

Jailbreaking iPhones More Legal?

Recently, Apple applied for a patent which allows iPhones to integrate with biometrics allowing more precise authentication of the users of the fine touch-screen device. An eagle eyed reader of the patent noticed however that the iPhone used in the...

Ooma, the FCC-Backed Phone Company

There are a number of bright spots in the IP communications space as evidenced by the last ITEXPO in Miami but the consumer market is not one which you would imagine tops the list. Sure, there is massive growth in...

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....

President Obama, Forget the Shovels, Fix the Patent System Mess

Although it is too early to know for sure, the RPX Defensive Patent Aggregation Service has just signed Epson and added it to other big names like Cisco and IBM. As you may recall this organization is like a mega...

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...

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...
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