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South Korean court rules Apple infringed on two Samsung patents, fines it $35k

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We have yet another twist in the worldwide patent battle between electronics giants Apple and Samsung, as the Wall Street Journal and Reuters report a Seoul court has ruled in favor of the latter in a patent case on its home turf. Developing...Filed under: SoftwareSouth Korean court rules Apple...
South Korean court rules Apple infringed on two Samsung patents, fines it $35k

The Friday WTF Awards - Oracle Not The Only One Who Deserves Calling Out

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I need to lighten things up a bit with all this Oracle brouhaha. Oracle acquired Xsigo recently. I wrote about the acquisition and how Oracle will lose as IT gets virtualized. Oracle’s Bob Evans came back with his own special brand of attack. Yesterday I responded with my post: Open?...
The Friday WTF Awards - Oracle Not The Only One Who Deserves Calling Out

Tech giants to talk patent peace

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The U.N.'s International Telecommunications Union is hosting the roundtable in its Geneva headquarters. [Read more]...
Tech giants to talk patent peace

Amazon and Apple Aid and Abet Digital Drive-By

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Hackers turned Mat Honan's life upside down last week -- with a big helping hand from the two tech giants....
Amazon and Apple Aid and Abet Digital Drive-By

Hurricanes Past and Future

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We parochially minded East Coasters suddenly have something to think about other than enduring the ads, chatter, bluster, and attacks of the 12 days until the election. We can be distracted through some of that time by vicarious interest in the World Series (I like the Tigers, but go Giants)...
Hurricanes Past and Future

RIM And Nokia Make Nice. But Has The Sun Already Set On Their Businesses?

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Two of the cell phone world's most embattled former giants have set aside their differences to better compete against Apple and Google. Neither Nokia nor RIM can be said to be doing particularly well right now--though they are both desperately fighting against the iOS and Android smartphone phenomenon that...
RIM And Nokia Make Nice. But Has The Sun Already Set On Their Businesses?
Infographic: There's a career for everyone at Microsoft

Week in Gaming: Misleading game trailers, Online Passes and cat MMOs

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Square-Enix This week, an animated trailer for an imaginary Zelda game got us wondering why exactly games often can't live up to the thrilling scenes we're shown in pre-release videos. We also looked at the slow redefinition of what an Online Pass can be used for, examined the legality...
Week in Gaming: Misleading game trailers, Online Passes and cat MMOs

Sony Reader PRS-T2 review: same old e-reader, new and (mostly) improved design

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Here in the states, at least, the e-reader market is ruled by two bookstore giants: Amazon and Barnes & Noble. And while it's not likely to come barreling into the top two any time soon, Sony has made a fairly strong case for number three, particularly with last year's...
Sony Reader PRS-T2 review: same old e-reader, new and (mostly) improved design
ZTE and Huawei face EU investigation over predatory pricing

In San Francisco, Even Tech Takes Backseat During World Series

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The city's technology scene is caught up in Giants fever....
In San Francisco, Even Tech Takes Backseat During World Series
Data Centers | The Facebook Special: How Intel Builds Custom Chips for Giants of the Web

Twitter announces 'Trends' for 100 more cities, spreads the trending topics love

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Even though there's an ongoing kerfuffle between social giants Instagram and Twitter, the microblogging service is putting that aside and focusing its own efforts on improving the experience for some of its (many) users. With that in mind, Twitter announced earlier today that it has expanded its trending topics...
Twitter announces 'Trends' for 100 more cities, spreads the trending topics love

Indian court tells Google and Facebook execs to stop by, have a chat

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India and the various powers that be on the Internet have had a bit of a contentious relationship for the past year or so. The primary issue has been censorship, in that the Indian government wants more of it and the giants of the tech world want no part....
Indian court tells Google and Facebook execs to stop by, have a chat

Klout Launches a Business Product -- And It's About Time

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Klout is doing something it should have done a long time ago. The company on Wednesday launched Klout for Business, the company’s first foray into offering a complimentary toolset to brands in order for them to better understand the most influential people talking about specific brands across social networks. Specifically,...
Klout Launches a Business Product -- And It's About Time

Soon-to-merge Chinese video giants Youku and Tudou discussed coming together early as 2009

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The announcement of the merger between Chinese video giants Youku and Tudou caught many off guard in March, but a recent filing from Youku reveals that representatives from both firms had discussed the possibility informally as early as 2009. Of the details included in Youku’s recent F4 filing — spotted...
Soon-to-merge Chinese video giants Youku and Tudou discussed coming together early as 2009
Amazon slices prices on DynamoDB database service
OH: Twitter’s revenue may soar to $1B by 2014

The Final Tally: More Than 1100 Cities Apply For Google’s Fiber Network

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Yesterday, Google product manager posted a blog post stating that 600 communities applied to be a guinea pig for the search giants experimental fiber network. And 190,000 individuals wrote letters of support for their communities to be chosen. But the post was written with 5 hours until the deadline,...
The Final Tally: More Than 1100 Cities Apply For Google’s Fiber Network
Samsung LCD flat panel division making a loss, may be spun off in favor of OLED

Instart Logic hopes to profit from speeding up Web sites

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With technology that speeds communications between Web browsers and Web servers, a Silicon Valley startup wants to win customers away from Net giants such as Akamai. [Read more]...
Instart Logic hopes to profit from speeding up Web sites

The Primetimeness of Apple's Passbook

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I’m not really in the habit of breaking down other writer’s posts, but in this case I’ll make an exception. Erica Ogg wrote the article linked above at GigaOm, entitled Apple’s New Passbook Isn’t Quite Ready For Primetime. In it she describes the points that she feels are still showing...
The Primetimeness of Apple's Passbook

Giants up by 1 http://yfrog.com/9hgl6lj

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Giants up by 1 http://yfrog.com/9hgl6lj

Last week on GigaOM Research: all cloud, all the time

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While a series of acronyms dominated the news this week – WWDC, PRISM, E3 – over on GigaOM Research, our analysts were laser-focused on the cloud. This week, we’re featuring three in-depth research reports that look at the cloud in three distinct ways. No surprise there, as Structure, our signature...
Last week on GigaOM Research: all cloud, all the time

Apple, Samsung to argue sales bans in court on Sept. 20

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Mark your calendar: The next Apple-Samsung legal clash comes in just four weeks, when the tech giants will battle over a possible court-ordered end to U.S. sales of infringing Samsung phones and tablets. [Read more]...
Apple, Samsung to argue sales bans in court on Sept. 20

Plexxi will reinvent networking for a scaled out era

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The enterprise infrastructure of the late 90s and early aughts is no match for the demands of webscale companies like Google or Facebook, or even cloud providers like Amazon. Thus, the giants in the web and cloud worlds are demanding new infrastructure and remaking the world of computing for their...
Plexxi will reinvent networking for a scaled out era

Microsoft, Motorola patent row set for trial tomorrow

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The two tech giants will argue over reasonable fees that Motorola can charge Microsoft to use patented technology considered essential for video and wireless streaming. [Read more]...
Microsoft, Motorola patent row set for trial tomorrow

Apple, Samsung Agree to California Settlement Talks

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Apple and Samsung have agreed to enter settlement talks in a California patent case, one of many the two smartphone giants are fighting around the globe....
Apple, Samsung Agree to California Settlement Talks

Apple and Google sued over ‘Street View’ on the iPad

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A Florida firm has filed a claim alleging that Google and Apple are both infringing on its mapping technology, PaidContent reported on Monday. PanoMap Technologies filed the complaint in an Orlando federal court, stating the use of Google Maps “Street View” feature in the iPad and iPhone violates U.S. Patent No....
Apple and Google sued over ‘Street View’ on the iPad
Google Must Not Like Sports, As Google Now Will Crash When You Try And Add Or Remove Teams From The Sports Card
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