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Apple Might Lose A $1.6 Billion Lawsuit For Using The Word 'iPad' (AAPL)

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China-based company IP Application Development is suing Apple for $1.6 billion and an apology for alleged infringement on use of its trademarked iPad name, reports Apple Insider. Apple had initially bought the trademark from the company for $55,000, but the lawsuit maintains that the deal did not include rights...
Apple Might Lose A $1.6 Billion Lawsuit For Using The Word 'iPad' (AAPL)

Apple Will Announce The iPad 3 In The First Week Of March (AAPL)

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Apple will reveal the newest iPad in the first week of March at a special event in San Francisco, John Paczkowski All Things D reports. According to Paczkowski's sources, the next iPad will have a faster processor, and a high resolution display. More to come ... Please follow SAI...
Apple Will Announce The iPad 3 In The First Week Of March (AAPL)

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, ZNGA, FB)

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Good morning! Here's the news: The Apple television may support hand gestures and Siri integration. Apple might lose a $1.6 billion lawsuit for using the word "iPad." Here are the latest guesses on what to expect with the iPad 3. Here's the biggest threat to Facebook and what Facebook is...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, ZNGA, FB)

The Truth About Japan's Crazy, Super Sexed Up Electronics District

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I was in Japan last week. And, like anyone interested in technology, I wanted to see Japan's crazy electronics district, the Akihabara (also called Akiba). According to old timers, it's not what it used to be. It's pivoting towards Anime, and away from gadgets. That makes sense, since there...
The Truth About Japan's Crazy, Super Sexed Up Electronics District
Real-life transforming robot car puts Hasbro to shame

LightSquared founder Philip Falcone to step down 'eventually', attempts to dodge the bankruptcy bullet

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In an effort keep the troubled LightSquared from the brink of defaulting on its debt, its founder will step down from the company. While it doesn't look immediate, (people "familiar with the negotiations" are using the word "eventually") it's Philip Falcone's latest attempt to extend a debt-term violation that...
LightSquared founder Philip Falcone to step down 'eventually', attempts to dodge the bankruptcy bullet

Criminals Target Megaupload Users With Fake Settlement Demands

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Schemes which require alleged copyright infringers to pay cash settlements to make lawsuits disappear are nothing new. Those describing these revenue-generating projects often do so using the word ‘scam’, but while the schemes are questionable, in many cases the companies carrying them out are genuine rightsholders supported by real lawfirms....
Criminals Target Megaupload Users With Fake Settlement Demands

New York Observer Publisher Jared Kushner Might Buy The Dodgers

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Jared Kushner — owner and publisher of the New York Observer, son-in-law of Donald Trump — is in the running to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Los Angeles Times reports. If his bid went through, he would become the youngest owner in the MLB. In addition to his...
New York Observer Publisher Jared Kushner Might Buy The Dodgers

Walmart Exec On The Simple Reason Why Brick-And-Mortar Retail Stores Aren't Dead

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Chris Bolte, VP and General Manager at Walmart Labs, let us know exactly why brick-and-mortar retail stores aren't yet a thing of the past here at Business Insider's Social Commerce Summit. It boils down to one thing. When people want to buy something, it doesn't matter how retailers get...
Walmart Exec On The Simple Reason Why Brick-And-Mortar Retail Stores Aren't Dead

YAHOO BOARD SHAKEUP! (YHOO)

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Four Yahoo board members are stepping down, Kara Swisher reports. Chairman Roy Bostock is one of them. Click here for updates. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:The Most Depressing Thing You'll Read About Yahoo…TodayApple Might Lose A $1.6 Billion Lawsuit For...
YAHOO BOARD SHAKEUP! (YHOO)

Ahead Of Its First Earnings Call, Demand To Short Groupon Is Rumored To Be Incredibly High (GRPN)

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Groupon reports Q4 earnings after the close tomorrow. Analysts at Morgan Stanley are expecting relatively good news: revenues above estimates, constrained marketing spedning, and better than estimated EBITDA. Morgan Stanley's analyst think the stock is fairly priced as it currently is. The gossip is that hedge funders with millions...
Ahead Of Its First Earnings Call, Demand To Short Groupon Is Rumored To Be Incredibly High (GRPN)

Twitter answers accusations of censorship for closing French anti-Sarkozy accounts

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Did you know that the French President Nicolas Sarkozy had opened a Twitter account? Its opponents certainly do, as several parody and critical accounts have been suspended by Twitter over the last days, generating accusations of censorship. This led the micro-blogging platform to publish a post on its French blog...
Twitter answers accusations of censorship for closing French anti-Sarkozy accounts

Hasbro Can't Stop Sale Of "Transformer Prime" Tablets

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In a court ruling that reads at times like a pop culture or consumer gadget review, a federal judge gave tablet maker Asus a green light to sell its “Transformer” tablets. Hasbro filed a lawsuit against Asus late last year that claimed the Transformer Prime would lead to confusion...
Hasbro Can't Stop Sale Of "Transformer Prime" Tablets

The Board Of Directors: Role and Responsibilities

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This is the first of a series of MBA Mondays posts on the topic of The Board Of Directors. I want to dig into the role and responsibilities of the Board as a way to kickoff this series. But first a few disclaimers. I am not a lawyer and I...
The Board Of Directors: Role and Responsibilities

More Consumer Reports sensationalism

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Let’s start with the headline of this Consumer Reports linkbait, which worked, because I’m linking to it: Our test finds new iPad hits 116 degrees while running games That sounds like a lot. And those colored thermal images appear to show a large difference, since the colors are so different....
More Consumer Reports sensationalism

Apple's $100bn cash hoard: just how big is it really?

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And how big is a billion anyway? Click the image below to see what you could get with the $97.6bn Apple has in cash reserves - and see how much you know about the number that is everywhereApple decides what to do with $97.6bn in cash reserves the company has...
Apple's $100bn cash hoard: just how big is it really?

New Social Startup Aims To Help You Share Things ONLY With People Who Need To Know

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Social networks encourage you to share your life publicly. One startup called Everyme thinks there's a better way to share stuff privately.  Everyme launched today on the Apple App Store. It's an address book that looks at your contacts and finds their respective social networks. For instance, if your mom doesn't have...
New Social Startup Aims To Help You Share Things ONLY With People Who Need To Know
Microsoft advises developers to stop using 'Metro' name in apps following possible trademark dispute

Chris Dodd Says MPAA Is On The Wrong Track; We Agree

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Over at the Cannes Film Festival, MPAA boss Chris Dodd apparently told Variety that the MPAA is "on the wrong track" when it calls infringement "theft." "We're in a transformative period with an explosion of technology that's going to need content... We're going to have to be more subtle and...
Chris Dodd Says MPAA Is On The Wrong Track; We Agree

Paramount's Post-SOPA 'Outreach' To Law Students About 'Content Theft' Still Shows An Out Of Touch Operation

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You may remember, in the wake of the SOPA/PIPA fight that Paramount Pictures (a Viacom company) reached out to a bunch of top law schools, asking if it could send its "Worldwide VP of Content Protection and Outreach" (seriously), Albert Perry, to teach the students about the evils of "content...
Paramount's Post-SOPA 'Outreach' To Law Students About 'Content Theft' Still Shows An Out Of Touch Operation
Church Sues Former Members For Posting A Negative Review Online

RIAA's Cary Sherman: We Really Just Want To Give Consumers What We, Er, They Want

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Last week on his show Keen On, Andrew Keen wrapped up a series of music-industry-themed interviews (which included BitTorrent's Bram Cohen and Techdirt's new friend David Lowery) by talking to RIAA CEO Cary Sherman. The conversation is pretty tame, and Keen mostly just lets Sherman speak his piece, so I...
RIAA's Cary Sherman: We Really Just Want To Give Consumers What We, Er, They Want

Booting Up: Facebook’s Messy IPO Edition

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This is a little tl;dr, but the key piece of information is this: "In one of the biggest IPOs in history, in which a huge amount of stock was sold to small investors, privileged Wall Street insiders once again got top-notch information...and individuals got the shaft." Color us shocked. [Business Insider]...
Booting Up: Facebook’s Messy IPO Edition

Olympics Crack Down On Anyone Mentioning Them Without Paying... As White House Tells Everyone To Set Up Olympics Parties

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We've covered for years how overly aggressive the Olympics are in protecting their "IP" -- to the point that they often get special laws passed that grant them extra IP rights, which they use to block pretty much anyone who hasn't paid from using the word "Olympics" at all, or...
Olympics Crack Down On Anyone Mentioning Them Without Paying... As White House Tells Everyone To Set Up Olympics Parties

Why Microsoft may be moving away from the word 'Metro' in regards to Windows 8 design

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If you follow either Windows 8 or Windows Phone, you are by now exceptionally accustomed to the term ‘Metro,’ a word that describes – encapsulates, really – Microsoft’s current design philosophy. You can conjure it mentally: take some large, bright square, fling data across them, and emboss the whole deal...
Why Microsoft may be moving away from the word 'Metro' in regards to Windows 8 design

BuzzFeed Launches Tech Site: Hello, FWD

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The new tech site primed by Matt Buchanan (Gizmodo) and John Herrman (Popular Mechanics) is here: FWD, "tech for humans." The section's inaugural post already has 18 WIN votes. BuzzFeed/FWD will write about tech, tech culture, and culture that has something to do with the Internet, which is basically everything...
BuzzFeed Launches Tech Site: Hello, FWD
Yahoo: Facebook Bought Patents Just To Countersue, They Should Be Disregarded

It’s official: Web 3.0 has finally been launched (must-read press release)

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It’s Friday, which means we can get away with posts like this one. Straight from the WTF department comes this cringe-worthy and unintentionally funny press release, entitled ‘Facebook and Google Have a New Frienemy – BoingOpia.com launches Patent Pending Web 3.0′. It’s all there, folks. The headline mentions Facebook and...
It’s official: Web 3.0 has finally been launched (must-read press release)

BlackBerry cupcakes and Googling: new study of UK children's language

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OUP's 31m-word analysis of writing by British children finds influx of US words alongside influence of Potter and PullmanFairycakes have been replaced by cupcakes, while someone going to a black-tie event will be sporting a tuxedo rather than a dinner jacket – at least according to the current generation of...
BlackBerry cupcakes and Googling: new study of UK children's language

Vizio details its first laptops: two thin-and-lights and a mainstream 15-incher, all with Ivy Bridge in tow

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Back at CES, Vizio taught us a valuable lesson: you don't have to be a seasoned PC maker to build a beautiful laptop. The outfit, best known for its value-priced TVs, didn't dip its toes into the personal computer market so much as plunge in, head first: it teased...
Vizio details its first laptops: two thin-and-lights and a mainstream 15-incher, all with Ivy Bridge in tow
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