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Company wins $368M from Apple, immediately files brand-new lawsuit

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Three days ago, Apple was ordered to pay $368.2 million for infringing domain name security and virtual private network patents for its FaceTime service. Now, it turns out the same company that beat Apple in that case—VirnetX—filed a new lawsuit against Apple on the very same day. The suit, filed...
Company wins $368M from Apple, immediately files brand-new lawsuit

Apple Loses One Patent Battle in Texas, Seeks To Extend Another In California

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The bill for infringing VirnetX's network patents has been set at $368.2 million, over half a billion dollars less than the firm's original demands. An East Texas judge has ordered Apple to pay $638.2 million dollars in damages to VirnetX, a patent holding company. Cupertino is expected to appeal...
Apple Loses One Patent Battle in Texas, Seeks To Extend Another In California

Inbound Marketing is the Wave of the Future, Says Avaya’s Paul Dunay http://bit.ly/ay6mbU

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Inbound Marketing is the Wave of the Future, Says Avaya’s Paul Dunay http://bit.ly/ay6mbU

Lawmakers question patent complaint process at USITC

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The U.S. Congress should limit the ability of patent holders that don't make products to file infringement complaints at the U.S. International Trade Commission because of a huge increase in cases there, representatives of some companies told lawmakers Tuesday.Patent assertion entities (PAEs), companies that own patents but don't make...
Lawmakers question patent complaint process at USITC

Avaya acquires Radvision video conferencing provider

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Avaya’s goal through purchasing Radvision is to provide its customers with an enhanced suite of HD video collaboration products at a more cost-effective rate....
Avaya acquires Radvision video conferencing provider

French startup Weemo gets $3M to bring its video collaboration tools to the U.S. (exclusive)

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale “Video is the new audio”, we often hear from startup founders who are setting their sights on large businesses. The latest startup in the video collaboration category is Weemo, a company that was founded by French entrepreneur and telecom exec...
French startup Weemo gets $3M to bring its video collaboration tools to the U.S. (exclusive)

Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

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As Avaya continues its transition from a hardware company into a communications and collaboration software provider, it is going through some growing pains, including a shakeup of executives and uncertainty around a potential initial public offering that's been rumored for months....
Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

Fuzebox, the iPad and the Reality of Simple Unified Communications

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Unified communications is one of those terms that makes enterprise IT guys giddy but also haunts their dreams. The idea of unified communications was conceived in the late 1970s and early '80s when the first Public Branch Exchange systems (PBX) were put in place. The concept continued to evolve with...
Fuzebox, the iPad and the Reality of Simple Unified Communications

Notification if in Bluetooth Range

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A great idea was just shared here at the Avaya Tech on Tap Event at ITEXPO East 2012 in Miami. Imagine an app which notifies you if someone you met is within bluetooth range. This could be very helpful for a salesperson at an event like ITEXPO for example. It...
Notification if in Bluetooth Range

For Customers, It's About Applications and Devices, Not Networks: Avaya's SVP

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As an industry veteran, how do you think the networking business has evolved over the years?...
For Customers, It's About Applications and Devices, Not Networks: Avaya's SVP

The Fight Isn't About Unlocking Mobile Phones, But Whether You Actually Own What You Bought

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One of the reasons that we're so concerned about the weak proposals introduced in Congress concerning mobile phone unlocking is that they all seek to add yet another layer of duct tape to outdated copyright law. As we've pointed out for years, every time technology bumps up against copyright, rather...
The Fight Isn't About Unlocking Mobile Phones, But Whether You Actually Own What You Bought

Making Visible the Invisible: Meaning, Not Content, Matters in Social Data

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There is no question that in today’s connected world — where few activities go untracked and undigitized — social data is everywhere, being generated by the terabyte. Fast on the heels of social data are innumerable ideas for harnessing it. But all too often the focus seems to be on...
Making Visible the Invisible: Meaning, Not Content, Matters in Social Data

U.S. Court Orders Apple To Pay $368 Million Damages For FaceTime Patent Infringement

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Apple can’t catch a break in the courts right now. In the latest legal blow for Cupertino, a U.S. court has ruled its FaceTime videocalling technology infringes four patents owned by technology company VirnetX. A U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Texas has ordered Apple to pay more than...
U.S. Court Orders Apple To Pay $368 Million Damages For FaceTime Patent Infringement

Apple loses FaceTime patent trial, told to pay $368M

gigaom.com
Apple has been ordered by a U.S. district court in Texas to pay $368.2 million to a VPN company for violating its patents while building FaceTime into Macs and iOS devices, according to Bloomberg. VirnetX, based in Nevada, sued Apple earlier this year over four patents it owns related setting...
Apple loses FaceTime patent trial, told to pay $368M

Apple versus VirnetX trial scheduled for October 31

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Patent troll VirnetX announced that at a pre-trial scheduling conference, jury selection in its trial against Apple will begin on October 29, with a jury trial commencing on October 31. Remaining defendants Cisco, Avaya, and Siemens are scheduled for jury selection on March 4, 2013.......
Apple versus VirnetX trial scheduled for October 31

RadVision Finally Finds A Home With Telecom Giant, Avaya — For $230 Million

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Back in December, we reported that Israeli-headquartered video-conferencing specialist, RadVision, was in advanced acquisition talks with global collaboration and communications giant, Avaya. While those talks have taken awhile to unfold, today Avaya officially inked the deal, agreeing to an acquisition of RadVision in which shareholders will receive $11.85 per share...
RadVision Finally Finds A Home With Telecom Giant, Avaya — For $230 Million
Apple loses $368.2 million lawsuit to patent holding company VirnetX in E. Texas court ruling

Done deal: Avaya buys video conferencing tech firm RADVISION for $230m in cash

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Avaya, a provider of business communications and collaboration solutions, has agreed to acquire video conferencing technology company RADVISION for $11.85 per share, which means the transaction is valued at approximately $230 million. The deal was not kept quiet until the last minute, as Israeli newspaper Globes reported that the acquisition...
Done deal: Avaya buys video conferencing tech firm RADVISION for $230m in cash

What if a Computer Could Be a Teacher?

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Blackboard image copyright PicsfiveIn December, I made some forecasts for 2013 — many of them looking at the future of collaboration solutions and the implications for enterprises. After a recent fireside chat I took part in at Avaya Evolutions in New York City, it seems to me that the future...
What if a Computer Could Be a Teacher?

Avaya releases communications management platform

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Avaya is looking to take over the management of an enterprise's entire communications platform with a new offering the company announced today....
Avaya releases communications management platform

Apple handed $368.2 million fine after losing E.Texas patent lawsuit against VirnetX

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Apple is notorious for its ability to win key courtroom decisions but the Cupertino-based company has just come on the receiving end of a hefty fine following an East Texas jury’s decision that orders it to pay $368.2 million in damages to patent holding company VirnetX. The decision, revealed by Bloomberg...
Apple handed $368.2 million fine after losing E.Texas patent lawsuit against VirnetX

Smart telephony begins to take shape in India as Exotel launches developer API in beta

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India-based Exotel has been taking the country by storm with its offering of virtual phone numbers for SMEs, allowing small businesses to communicate with their customers more effectively. The company is now on the path towards making their service even more useful, by opening up their API to third-party developers...
Smart telephony begins to take shape in India as Exotel launches developer API in beta

New Plantronics headsets answer calls for you

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Plantronics is now shipping new business headsets for travel and desktop use, plus a wireless portable speakerphone, all shown earlier this month at the International CES. The Plantronics Voyager Legend UC headset lets you answer a call as soon as you put it on. The Voyager Legend UC succeeds...
New Plantronics headsets answer calls for you

ITEXPO Interviews Tell me a Positive 2012 for Tech

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So far at ITEXPO I’ve had conversations with seven companies and the verdict is that 2012 will be a stronger year than 2011 based upon speaking with cloud companies, analysts in video as well as companies focusing on communications in South America as well as Miami. Obviously this doesn’t take...
ITEXPO Interviews Tell me a Positive 2012 for Tech

Reinventing the office phone: How Microsoft's strategy is different

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Photo: Microsoft Gurdeep Pall, a Microsoft (MSFT) corporate vice president overseeing unified communications strategy, talks to Fortune Senior Writer Jon Fortt about how the software giant's strategy is different from that of Cisco Systems (CSCO), and how the company plans to convince companies like Nortel Networks (NT) and Avaya (AV)...
Reinventing the office phone: How Microsoft's strategy is different

ShoreTel Acquires M5 for Cloud Communications

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ShoreTel just announced they are purchasing  M5 Networks - both companies have been past participants in ITEXPO - I happen to be here at ITEXPO Miami where we have record crowds. And cloud communications is a hot space as evidenced by the interest in the technology by purchasing conferees here...
ShoreTel Acquires M5 for Cloud Communications
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