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Qualcomm and BlackBerry back Google against Judge Posner and Apple on FRAND patents

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Nine months after Judge Posner's dismissal of a two-way Apple-Motorola lawsuit in Chicago, the appellate proceedings before the Federal Circuit have reached the stage at which the focus is on the most important part of his decision -- the one relating to FRAND-pledged standard-essential patents (SEPs). The first companies to...
Qualcomm and BlackBerry back Google against Judge Posner and Apple on FRAND patents

TNW Conference Europe will be opened by royalty: The Prince of Orange, Prince of the Netherlands

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Tech conferences may often list ‘royalty’ amongst their attendees, but it’s usually ‘tech royalty’ – maybe some founder of successful startups or a true pioneer in their field. At The Next Web Conference Europe 2013, we’re going better than that, by welcoming actual royalty to our event. We’re proud to...
TNW Conference Europe will be opened by royalty: The Prince of Orange, Prince of the Netherlands

Apple And Amazon Ordered To Talk Settlement In "App Store" Trademark Dispute

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Apple and Amazon are fighting over made up words, as you may well be aware. Apple takes issue with Amazon’s use of “Appstore,” the name for the online retailer’s marketplace of Android software, which came after Apple had already been using its own App Store branding for a mobile apps...
Apple And Amazon Ordered To Talk Settlement In "App Store" Trademark Dispute

“Baby Killer” Becomes Healthcare Vote’s “You Lie” [VIDEO]

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On Sunday night, the House of Representatives passed a $875 billion healthcare bill with a vote of 219-212. While discussion of the news is currently dominating the social web, a specific moment from the proceedings is also getting attention – a member of the House yelling out “baby killer”...
“Baby Killer” Becomes Healthcare Vote’s “You Lie” [VIDEO]

Appeals court halts proceedings in Google Books case

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The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today granted a stay in the long-running copyright case between the Authors Guild and Google over the search giant’s book scanning project. In its order, the New York court agreed to stay proceedings in a lower court while it reviews Judge...
Appeals court halts proceedings in Google Books case

Samsung's designarounds may complicate ITC investigation of Apple's complaint

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Companies can change smartphones (especially their operating software) more quickly than federal courts and the ITC can rule on infringement complaints. This is a problem in many cases, but the dispute between Apple and Samsung is the highest-profile one in which this matters. As a result, court rulings will formally...
Samsung's designarounds may complicate ITC investigation of Apple's complaint

Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on New Forms of Reasoning for the Semantic Web: Scalable & Dynamic

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Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on New Forms of Reasoning for the Semantic Web: Scalable & Dynamic

Appeals court denies stay of preliminary injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit today denied two Samsung motions relating to the preliminary injunction Apple won against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 four weeks ago:The Federal Circuit denied Samsung's motion to stay the preliminary injunction for the duration of the appellate proceedings.The appeals court had previously...
Appeals court denies stay of preliminary injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
EU gives Google until July 2nd to address anti-competitive search practices, says The Guardian

T-Mobile's UnCarrier event roundup

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The news (and the choice language) was hurled out at a rapid pace during today's T-Mobile UnCarrier event. In case you missed any of the proceedings, we've got you covered with a full rundown just past the break. From the initial LTE markets to handset launches and details surrounding...
T-Mobile's UnCarrier event roundup

How to Watch Tonight's Debate Without Actually Watching It

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A real-time web app wants to take the pundits out of the process. One of the best things about presidential debates is their spontaneity: They test how candidates perform, relatively unscripted, before a live national audience. And one of the worst things about presidential debates is ... their spontaneity, since...
How to Watch Tonight's Debate Without Actually Watching It
AT&T rubs salt in T-Mobile's wound after layoff announcement, slams FCC

Robopocalypse: Now liveblog

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We'll be discussing the history and near-future of robotics with luminaries from Willow Garage, Boston Dynamics (yes, the people behind Big Dog) and 3D Robotics. Our editor-in-chief, Tim Stevens, is orchestrating proceedings and we'll be liveblogging the whole event right here... in just a few minutes. March 17, 2013...
Robopocalypse: Now liveblog

Live blog: Google Fiber comes to Austin, Texas

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Anticipation has been building deep in the heart of Texas as Google prepares to announce that Austin has become the second city to take part in its Google Fiber project to bring gigabit internet connections to the masses. The formal event is scheduled to kick off at 9am PT, and...
Live blog: Google Fiber comes to Austin, Texas

Motorola's alleged double-dipping on iPhone 4S could be massive EU antitrust violation

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Yesterday, the full text of the Karlsruhe Higher Regional Court's decision to suspend Motorola's enforcement of a standard-essential patent injunction against Apple was published.There's nothing in the decision that surprises me or that would be inconsistent with what I've written about it in recent days. Instead, it definitely validates several...
Motorola's alleged double-dipping on iPhone 4S could be massive EU antitrust violation

Distro Issue 76: Will a duo of phones and a new OS bring BlackBerry back to life?

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After delays and a software preview, RIM BlackBerry finally pulled the wraps off of it's new hardware and operating system that we'd been looking for the end of January to bring. In this week's edition of our e-publication, we take a look at all of the wares that the...
Distro Issue 76: Will a duo of phones and a new OS bring BlackBerry back to life?

EU Commissioner Reveals He Will Simply Ignore Any Rejection Of ACTA By European Parliament Next Week

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The day before the EU's International Trade committee (INTA) recommended that the European Parliament should reject ACTA, the EU commissioner with responsibility for the treaty, Karel De Gucht, had given a speech to its members, trying to win them over. Although it was short, it turns out to be highly...
EU Commissioner Reveals He Will Simply Ignore Any Rejection Of ACTA By European Parliament Next Week
"Protestors" call games industry a "temple of sin," demand repentance

Music Biz Wants To Block Pirate Bay....Plus 260 Additional Sites

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Copyright activists often warn that a ruling in one case has the potential to be leveraged elsewhere and the wedge can become thicker frighteningly quickly if issues aren’t dealt with early on. It seems that a case currently underway in Ireland involving The Pirate Bay is proving that assessment correct....
Music Biz Wants To Block Pirate Bay....Plus 260 Additional Sites
Apple's bounce-back patent receives 'final' rejection from US patent office

Calling all geek gals: 'She's Geeky' conference kicks off Friday

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Any women out there interested in science, engineering, math, startups, biotech, gadgets, video games — basically anything geek-related — will fit right in at this weekend’s “She’s Geeky” conference. The geeky get-together, which has already made stops in San Francisco, New York City and the Twin Cities, is a non-profit...
Calling all geek gals: 'She's Geeky' conference kicks off Friday

Apple's iPad mini event video now available for replay

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Apple decided to broadcast its event live this time around (provided you had an appropriate Apple device), but those that missed it as it happened expectedly aren't out of luck. Apple has made the video of the event available for replay at your leisure, although you'll once again need...
Apple's iPad mini event video now available for replay

Inspired By Your Home: The Click Wall Switch Watch

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Do you ever find yourself wishing that the act of telling time was as simple, and tactile, as flipping a light switch in your home?  If so, then the folks at Watchismo have got quite the surprise in store for you. Aptly named the “Click Wall Switch” watch, it...
Inspired By Your Home: The Click Wall Switch Watch
US Supreme Court shuts down live tweeting from healthcare proceedings
Judge in Samsung's Australian patent suit against Apple calls proceedings 'ridiculous' as trial begins
White House to webcast summit on botnet threats at 8:30AM EDT

EU Legal Review Says ACTA Negotiators Broke The Law In Not Revealing Text To EU Parliament

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Remember back when the EU Parliament voted 663 to 13 against what was going on with ACTA negotiations? The EU negotiators, who worked for the EU Commission, not the EU Parliament, seemed to brush off Parliament's concerns. However, some in the Parliament asked their legal services to determine if the...
EU Legal Review Says ACTA Negotiators Broke The Law In Not Revealing Text To EU Parliament

Writing the U.S. Constitution (in Tweets)

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223 years ago today, the Constitutional Convention started meeting secretly in Philadelphia. Several months later, the meetings ended with the signing of the US Constitution. Starting today, the National Constitution Center will use Twitter to reenact the events of the Convention. You can follow @SecretDelegate, a mysterious insider, who will show...
Writing the U.S. Constitution (in Tweets)
Mark Zuckerberg kept Facebook board out of Instagram negotiations, claims WSJ
Tim Cook tells Congress why Apple won't move $100 billion back home
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