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Microsoft reaffirms its support of CISPA, snuffing the idea that it was wavering

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Over the past few days, it has spread far and wide that Microsoft was either retracting, or at least lessening its support for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as CISPA. That is well and good, except for the fact that it was wrong. Microsoft today reaffirmed its...
Microsoft reaffirms its support of CISPA, snuffing the idea that it was wavering
An app to summon ice cream trucks? We'll scream for that

Yahoo To Bring 'The Hammer' With Big Layoffs This Wednesday (YHOO)

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Yahoo is preparing to fire thousands of employees, with its International divisions to get hit the hardest, Sarah Lacy at PandoDaily reports. This is all part of new CEO Scott Thompson's plan to radically change Yahoo. Lacy says he's been consulting with the Boston Consulting Group on these layoffs....
Yahoo To Bring 'The Hammer' With Big Layoffs This Wednesday (YHOO)

Feds to mobile users: Drop dead

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commentary Mobile networks are running out of capacity. But the federal government is doing everything it can to weasel out of a White House promise to free up some of its vast stockpile of radio spectrum. [Read more]...
Feds to mobile users: Drop dead

Surprise -- Proview's Ready to Talk Settlement With Apple

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Proview's Shenzhen HeadquartersProview, the bankrupt company embroiled in a pitched battle with Apple over the Chinese rights to the iPad trademark, says it’s willing to negotiate out of court to reach a settlement. On the eve of a hearing that would determine whether or not an injunction against iPad sales...
Surprise -- Proview's Ready to Talk Settlement With Apple

Chinese Official Says Proview Owns iPad Trademark, Not Apple

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Who owns the iPad trademark in China? Apple claims it does. But evidently Chinese government officials disagree. Fu Shuangjian, the vice minister of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC), an agency that enforces trade laws in China, said today that Apple gadfly Proview is still the holder of...
Chinese Official Says Proview Owns iPad Trademark, Not Apple

CEO Supper Club: Is Atlassian the Only Software Company on the Planet that Doesn’t Need a Salesforce?

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This is the part of our dinner where we get into the biggest question that plagues this new generation of cloud startups: Is software bought or sold? Put another way: Do you still need all those obnoxious, elephant hunter salesmen? Most companies start from the position of saying software...
CEO Supper Club: Is Atlassian the Only Software Company on the Planet that Doesn’t Need a Salesforce?

Yahoo Is Trying To Weasel Out Of Its Deal With Microsoft And Give Its Search Business To Google (YHOO, GOOG, MSFT)

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Yahoo is currently trying to renegotiate its search and advertising deal with Microsoft, Kara Swisher at All Things D is reporting. At the same time, Yahoo is also in talks with Google about taking over Yahoo's search business, says Swisher. This is a huge turn of events, but we're...
Yahoo Is Trying To Weasel Out Of Its Deal With Microsoft And Give Its Search Business To Google (YHOO, GOOG, MSFT)

The Staff In This Microsoft Store Sure Acted Like Sore Losers This Weekend (MSFT)

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This weekend, Sahas Katta dropped by the Microsoft Store in Santa Clara to take the "Smoked by Windows Phone" challenge. He won a $1,000 laptop, but the people in the store tried to deny his victory. He only got justice after complaining on his blog. The challenge started as...
The Staff In This Microsoft Store Sure Acted Like Sore Losers This Weekend (MSFT)

Apple Threatens to Sue Proview for Defamation -- Read the Letter

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Proview’s legal battle with Apple over the iPad trademark grows more inane by the day. This morning the bankrupt company said it won a ruling from People’s Intermediate Court in Huizhou barring Sundan, a Chinese electronics retail chain, from selling iPads. But the decision applies only to Sundan’s Huizhou branch....
Apple Threatens to Sue Proview for Defamation -- Read the Letter

If iMessage Is So Advanced, Why Can't It Do This Very Simple Thing? (AAPL)

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I love iMessage and use it daily to stay in touch with friends and family. It offers a few key advantages over standard SMS, making it a total winner in my book. Unlimited text and picture messaging at no extra cost. Telling me when someone has read my message...
If iMessage Is So Advanced, Why Can't It Do This Very Simple Thing? (AAPL)

Proview Loses Bid for iPad Ban in Shanghai

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A major setback for Proview in its battle with Apple over the rights to the iPad trademark in China. The Pudong District People’s Court has denied the company’s request for an injunction that would have that would have temporarily halted iPad sales in Shanghai. “We had requested an injunction that...
Proview Loses Bid for iPad Ban in Shanghai

Dilbert: Hiring A Weasel To Do SEO & Corrupt The Industry

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The Dilbert cartoon above doesn’t speak well of the search engine optimization position. The cartoon ties people who do SEO as weasels and those that hire SEOs as an accomplice, someone who actively participates in the commission of a crime. It goes on to say the SEO will go ahead...
Dilbert: Hiring A Weasel To Do SEO & Corrupt The Industry
It Turns Out RIM And Microsoft Are Much More Invested In R&D Than Apple (AAPL, MSFT, RIMM)

Apple, Proview Will Try to Talk Out iPad Trademark Tussle

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Apple’s battle over the iPad trademark in China could be moving toward resolution. That’s the word from the attorney representing Proview, Apple’s antagonist in the spat, who tells IDG that the two companies have agreed to participate in a mediation session. Meanwhile, the case — a rats’ nest of a...
Apple, Proview Will Try to Talk Out iPad Trademark Tussle

Proview Takes a Shot at Apple in California Court

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Looks like Proview doesn’t need to find a law firm to sue Apple in the Untited States, as it said last week. Not only does it already have one, but according to The Wall Street Journal it’s already filed suit on February 17– the very day Li Su, chairman of...
Proview Takes a Shot at Apple in California Court

The BRAD BLOG : 'Tom Tomorrow' Covers ACORN 'Pimp' Hoax, Depicts NYT Public Editor Clark Hoyt as a Weasel

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The BRAD BLOG : 'Tom Tomorrow' Covers ACORN 'Pimp' Hoax, Depicts NYT Public Editor Clark Hoyt as a Weasel

Word War III: Google vs. Governments

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In how many ways did Google respond to this week’s letter (PDF) from the data protection authorities of nine countries criticising the company’s approach to privacy? The first response came in the form of a statement from Google’s official PR operation. Predictably, it was blander than bland. “We try...
Word War III: Google vs. Governments

Apple: China's Proview Trying to Weasel Out of iPad Trademark Deal

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Proview Technology, the cash-strapped Chinese company scrapping with Apple over the iPad trademark, best steel itself for a long, grueling legal battle. Cupertino is adamant that it legally owns the iPad mark throughout Asia, and that Proview is doing nothing more than squeezing it for additional money to use the...
Apple: China's Proview Trying to Weasel Out of iPad Trademark Deal
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