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Important Tech News of the Day Dec 14, 2012

Amazon Prime Instant Video app for iOS is out Alcatel Lucent says providing video to devices is a great new revenue opportunity for carriers Google Just Settled a Six-Year Dispute with Belgian Publishers IT spending will pick up in...

Amazon's Evolving Views on Patents

In the 1990 patent suits in tech were quite infrequent but today, there is more news on international patents than just about any other tech news category. That’s why I thought this research note from the Yankee Group was worth...

Not So Fast - Yes We Should Protect Innovation

The tech news of the day includes Google using its Motorola Mobility patents to sue Apple. Patent suits aren’t new but we are getting to a point where the news flow relating to patent litigation seems to be overshadowing the...

Need a New Car? Win a Mustang at ITEXPO in Miami Next Week

I think I may have one of the best jobs in the world. I admit it is a bit ADHD-inducing as I get involved in lots of areas from new media to the latest technologies in the market as I...

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...

American Superconductor and the Case of Chinese Industrial Espionage

  Last year I had a chance to sit down with Jason Fredette of American Superconductor about their state of the art technology which allows wind turbines to be more efficient. Moreover the company talked about its strong focus...

Congratulations China, Now the World's #2 Economy!

Deep down beneath the Rich Tehrani many of you know, I am fiercely competitive. I believe if you lose, you learn from your mistakes and try again. Lose again, try again and so on. I have seen enough semi-talented people...

How Immigrants Can Help Employ US Workers

I received an email today from Richard Herman, co-author of "Immigrant, Inc. --- Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving the New Economy (and how they will save the American worker)." I asked to accept it as a guest blog and received...

Fewer US Patents Means Fewer US Jobs

I often try to balance out my writing - not being too extreme in either direction and since yesterday I ended the day with a very positive piece about the billions of dollars in communications M&A transactions, today I thought...

Why Less Investment Can be Good

It seems the common sentiment is the lower amount of venture capital we see today is negative for the US economy. The New York Times even says we are in a VC crisis. Let me give you a contrarian point...

Will Patents Go Away?

You have no doubt heard me complain endlessly about the patent system and how patents are granted to companies that did not invent technologies. It is a major problem and the government is taking steps to address these obvious shortcomings...

Jon Arnold on Vonage

Jon Arnold has done a great job of analyzing how Vonage is doing and according to the Arnold, the latest quarter had some ups and downs. Jon spells out why Vonage may not make it into 2009 and I for...

Qualcomm Vs. Broadcom Take 2

The latest on the Qualcomm/Broadcom patent dispute and the need (or lack thereof) for presidential assistance. I generally find patent news fascinating but for some reason this particular case (or this news at least) is more like following a complex...

InfoWorld on Patent Reform

Let’s hope patent reform gets a great amount of momentum in our government and it actually happens. Large companies are indeed hoarding patents and using them as weapons to crush smaller companies. Patent litigation seems to be increasing by the...

Verizon, Vonage and Patents

Apparently the IP communications market never stops working as a number of people have sent me links to my quotes from various newspapers and websites this weekend. So far I have blogged about being quoted in the Chicago Tribune, San...

Verizon Vs. Vonage

Greg has done a great job analyzing the current situation of the Verizon versus Vonage patent lawsuit. It seems Vonage isn’t as concerned as others in the industry about this ruling. As far as Packet8 is concerned, the company does...

PC World Mention

I have always had a great deal of respect for the IDG publishing group. They do many things well and have been a consistent and steady player in technology magazine publishing. InfoWorld was always one of my favorite magazines as...

Patents

You know when I signed up for this job, no one ever said there was going to be so much patent news to cover. Yesterday I wrote about Google vs. RTI and also Yahoo! vs. Forgent Networks. Now there is...

RTI Patents

Thanks to TechDirt I decided to poke around in the actual RTI Patents that have caused the web outcry since RTI sued Google. Jerry Weinberger the man behind RTI patented least cost routing back in the late 1970s and this...
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