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Patent Office Hires Economist To Add Some Actual Evidence To Patent Policy

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One of our biggest complaints about the way intellectual property policy is handled around the world is how little of it is evidence-based. It almost appears entirely based on the idea that patents and copyrights must be "good" and thus "more" must be "better." Yet there is, at this point,...
Patent Office Hires Economist To Add Some Actual Evidence To Patent Policy
Silicon Valley voices opposition to China cyber-espionage provision
Not just networking: How Facebook plans to deconstruct the data center.

Investor Aims High With Price for Dell

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Dell Inc.’s largest outside shareholder faces an uphill battle in its effort to squeeze billions more out of the planned $24.4 billion deal to take the tech giant private. Southeastern Asset Management on Friday laid out a case that Dell is worth $24 a share — $10 a share more...
Investor Aims High With Price for Dell

Report: Yahoo drops Dailymotion deal in face of French opposition

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Yahoo has scrapped plans to invest in French online video site Dailymotion, after the French government opposed the Internet giant acquiring a majority stake in the company, according to reports.French Industry Minister Arnaud Montebourg told Yahoo chief operating officer Henrique de Castro and France Telecom chief financial officer Gervais...
Report: Yahoo drops Dailymotion deal in face of French opposition
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Pandora's Internet radio bill hits a wall of opposition in Congress

European Opposition to ACTA Continues to Mount

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European opposition to ACTA continues to mount with Poland's culture minister admitting that it may not be approved by the Polish parliament and the Slovenian ambassador to Japan apologizing for signing ACTA last week....
European Opposition to ACTA Continues to Mount

Google says ITU is 'the wrong place to make decisions about the future of the Internet'

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The International Telecommunication Union has been in the news a fair bit as of late, tackling everything from patents to the future of HDTV, and it's now set to be at the center of a particularly contentious issue. As BBC News reports, the ITU is holding a conference in...
Google says ITU is 'the wrong place to make decisions about the future of the Internet'

W3C proceeds with Web video encryption despite opposition

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The Web standards group is going ahead with its Encrypted Media Extensions technology despite some opposition, arguing it's a step in the right direction. [Read more]...
W3C proceeds with Web video encryption despite opposition
Why 96% Of Americans Are Nervous About Mobile Pay--And Why They Shouldn't Be

Facebook: Proposed EU 'right to be forgotten' raises "major concerns" over freedom of expression online

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It’s no secret that Facebook has been lobbying against proposed European online privacy legislation, but now thanks to a Freedom of Information request made by the Europe vs Facebook campaign, we can see exactly what issues the company objects to. Back in January this year, European Commissioner, Viviane Reding outlined proposals for a...
Facebook: Proposed EU 'right to be forgotten' raises "major concerns" over freedom of expression online

'Woman in the red dress' becomes a symbol of defiance to Tayyip Erdogan

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The scale of opposition to PM Tayyib Erdogan is unprecedented, says Norman Stone in Istanbul    ...
'Woman in the red dress' becomes a symbol of defiance to Tayyip Erdogan
Syrian conflict extends to cyberspace as hackers fabricate events through blogs and Twitter
In-flight Internet plan might be blocked due to satellite interference

Apple reigns supreme on JD Power smartphone survey

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Apple continues to crush the opposition in the JD Power smartphone customer satisfaction survey. Apple's rating is so high, that the score boosts the average score of all companies above that of all its competitors. Today's result is the ninth consecutive victory for the Cupertino manufacturer, emerging victorious with every...
Apple reigns supreme on JD Power smartphone survey

Richard Branson Claims People May Confuse 'I Am Not A Virgin Jeans' With His Virgin Properties

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Forbes has an article about how lawyers representing Richard Brandson's Virgin property have sent a letter to "I Am Not A Virgin," a small jeans company in NYC, complaining about its attempt to register the trademark on its name in the US. The Forbes report falsely states that it's a...
Richard Branson Claims People May Confuse 'I Am Not A Virgin Jeans' With His Virgin Properties

Twitter Is In Trouble In Brazil Because Drivers Are Tweeting To Avoid The Cops

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Twitter has a problem in Brazil — the government is suing the company for nearly $300,000 because citizens have been using it to avoid traffic controls, The Next Web reports. This also means that, yes, Brazilians have successfully been using Twitter to get around police presence on roads, like...
Twitter Is In Trouble In Brazil Because Drivers Are Tweeting To Avoid The Cops

Don't Care How, Samsung Want's Copy of Apple-HTC Settlement Now

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For a company that says it has no intention of settling its patent battle with Apple, Samsung sure is curious about the details of the iPhone makers recent settlement with Android handset-maker HTC. On Friday Samsung asked a court to force Apple to provide it with a copy of the...
Don't Care How, Samsung Want's Copy of Apple-HTC Settlement Now

Twitter Lawyer Responds to Censorship Controversy

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There was considerable confusion, and opposition, following Twitter’s announcement Thursday that it can now censor tweets within specific countries if foreign governments request that it do so. The company’s top lawyer late Friday tried to clarify what the micro-blogging company will and won’t do. Some observers suspect Twitter is setting...
Twitter Lawyer Responds to Censorship Controversy
Richard Dawkins on science: 'it works, bitches'
Self-driving cars: Google maps the road to automated vehicles
US Cybersecurity Act delayed in Senate as opponents declare victory

Congress passes bill that opens up TV spectrum

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The U.S. Congress has passed legislation that will allow the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to set aside a piece of unlicensed spectrum before new mobile spectrum auctions, despite opposition from some lawmakers who wanted all the available spectrum to be auctioned....
Congress passes bill that opens up TV spectrum

Acta protests spread over Europe

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Dozens of protests are planned across Europe in opposition to the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement....
Acta protests spread over Europe

UK top 20 video games chart

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Metro: Last Light nukes the opposition, knocking Dead Island: Riptide off the top spotUKIE Games Charts © compiled by GfK Chart-TrackGamesXboxWiiPlayStationguardian.co.uk © 2013 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms & Conditions | More Feeds    ...
UK top 20 video games chart

No deal. Opposition to block TV rebate.

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No deal. Opposition to block TV rebate.
Reid Hoffman: Entrepreneurs Need Optimism, Even When "Assembling the Plane on the Way Down"
Who supports and opposes CISPA, and why?

Microsoft wants to tell jury in patent contract case about Google's refusal to release $100M bond

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A week ago Microsoft formally requested the release of a $100 million bond it had posted about a year ago in connection with an anti-enforcement injunction against a patent injunction obtained by Motorola Mobility in Germany. Microsoft argues that the bond is no longer necessary because the United States District Court...
Microsoft wants to tell jury in patent contract case about Google's refusal to release $100M bond
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