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Apple asks European standards body for more transparency on FRAND licensing

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With its legal battles intensifying across the globe, Apple has appealed to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, calling for a more consistent approach to the licensing of essential patents. In a letter dated November 11th, Cupertino outlined its issues with today's licensing system, with a particular emphasis on patents...
Apple asks European standards body for more transparency on FRAND licensing

DEAR CATHOLIC CHURCH: It's Time You Dropped This Ridiculous No-Birth-Control Thing

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The Obama Administration has declared war on the Catholic Church over birth control, which is leading to an interesting showdown. Our current betting is that Obama will cave and allow Catholic organizations to buy insurance that does not cover birth control--which some Catholic leaders still apparently, ludicrously, say is...
DEAR CATHOLIC CHURCH: It's Time You Dropped This Ridiculous No-Birth-Control Thing

Apple Pushes for Clarification on Licensing of FRAND Patents

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Dow Jones Newswires reports that Apple filed a letter with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) last November pushing for clarification on how standards-essential patents are intended to be licensed. These standards-essential patents are currently required to be licensed under fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms in order to promote...
Apple Pushes for Clarification on Licensing of FRAND Patents
Chutzpah: Google also wants 2.25% of every iPhone sale

Apple asks for rules to govern patent licensing on mobile devices

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The iPhone maker says that the mobile industry lacks "consistent adherence to Frand principles" and wants the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to step in....
Apple asks for rules to govern patent licensing on mobile devices

Newly-discovered Apple letter to wireless standards body proposed solution to rampant FRAND abuse

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The Wall Street Journal reports today that an Apple letter "dated Nov. 11 but not previously disclosed", proposed to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to set basic rules for FRAND licensing of standard-essential patents. I have obtained a copy of the letter (as always, I protect my sources). Here's...
Newly-discovered Apple letter to wireless standards body proposed solution to rampant FRAND abuse
Samsung: Pebble Blue Galaxy S III will be in 'short supply' for two to three weeks

Concerned About Brand Image, HTC Will Steer Clear From Making Low-End Phones

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With Android devices occupying nearly every niche, manufacturers are left with the odious problem of figuring how to give their products a fighting chance in a crowded market. Sometimes they lean on strange gimmicks — Samsung’s curious Galaxy Beam comes to mind here — and sometimes they just try to...
Concerned About Brand Image, HTC Will Steer Clear From Making Low-End Phones

Banjo's Response to Congress on iOS Address Book Privacy (Letter)

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After it was discovered that Path and other mobile apps accessed and stored users’ address books without necessarily asking for their permission, the U.S. Congress got involved and asked 34 social iOS app makers to describe their privacy practices. The deadline to respond to that request — sent by ranking...
Banjo's Response to Congress on iOS Address Book Privacy (Letter)

UN agency ITU to hold high-level talks on standard-essential patent litigation in October

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On Friday (July 6, 2012), the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), which is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies, "will host a high-level roundtable discussion between standards organizations, key industry players and government officials at ITU headquarters in Geneva, on 10 October 2012".The ITU is well aware...
UN agency ITU to hold high-level talks on standard-essential patent litigation in October
Ken Segall on Steve Jobs, meetings, and 'the religion of Simplicity'

Nokia establishes stance on conflict minerals in formal policy

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Recent weeks have seen a swell of interest in corporate responsibility, particularly with regard to technology manufacturing and supply chains. Last month, Apple CEO Tim Cook affirmed his company's commitment to ethically and environmentally sound practices, evoking sentiments that were echoed today in a similar announcement from Nokia. Seizing...
Nokia establishes stance on conflict minerals in formal policy

Meet the NYC Company Building Online Games for Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Franchises

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Mr. Glassenberg (LinkedIn) If you’re a mega-fan of The Hunger Games or Mission Impossible, there’s a fair chance you’re also a a fan of Funtactix, a New York-headquartered gaming company that builds social games based on some of Hollywood’s biggest movie franchises. The company works directly with studios–and yes, Suzanne Collins–to develop...
Meet the NYC Company Building Online Games for Some of Hollywood’s Biggest Franchises

ITU to address surge in litigation over standards-essential patents

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Concern is building up over the use of litigation over standards-essential patents to block sales of products, with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) planning to hold a conference that will address what the U.N. agency described as a "worldwide surge in patent litigation and the growing lack of adherence to...
ITU to address surge in litigation over standards-essential patents

It's Time to Stand for Something Better (Again)

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If you're anything like me, then you take in a lot of information. You might be reading a ton of RSS feeds or watching the streams from Twitter, Google Buzz and other social networks. You might be creating a lot of content on your own - be it on our...
It's Time to Stand for Something Better (Again)

ABC Now Hiring “Perma-lancers”

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By Jerry Del Colliano(With my son, Jerry)Perhaps you’ve noticed the latest trend not only in the American workplace but in the media industry.Part-timers.Part-time workers to save radio operators money on paying benefits and other expenses that are usually customary to a fully employed work force.You’ll see a lot of part-time...
ABC Now Hiring “Perma-lancers”

The Problem With Opera: It Tries To Scream When It Just Needs To Sing

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<a hOpera has always been a bit of a curiosity to me. Nearly everyone seems to tout its speed and adherence to web standards — and yet, no one seems to use it. Well, at least not in the United States anyway, and really not that many people worldwide either....
The Problem With Opera: It Tries To Scream When It Just Needs To Sing

Adobe CEO reponds to Steve's Flash rant

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Filed under: AppleJust hours after Apple posted Steve Jobs's explanation of why Flash isn't supported on the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen responded. The Wall Street Journal live-blogged their exclusive interview with Narayen at 2:35 PM Eastern. Here are some of the highlights. Narayen began by...
Adobe CEO reponds to Steve's Flash rant

Google Is Getting Better At Turning IE Into Chrome As Chrome Frame Goes Beta

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Back in September of last year, Google unveiled an early look at an interesting (and rather hilarious) new project: Chrome Frame. What it does is take Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser and basically turn it into Google Chrome via a plug-in. Today, that plug-in has progressed enough that Google is graduating...
Google Is Getting Better At Turning IE Into Chrome As Chrome Frame Goes Beta

Rethinking iPhone UI and getting things done with Clear to-do app

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If managing your to-do lists is taking up more time and effort than you spend actually getting things done, a new iPhone app coming from developers Phill Ryu and Milen Dzhumerov, designer David Lanham, and publisher Realmac Software might be the perfect solution. Tossing most iPhone UI conventions out...
Rethinking iPhone UI and getting things done with Clear to-do app
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