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The difference between Android and Windows: software patents

Sep 8, 2011
Apple isn't sitting on its hands in the mobile patent wars. It just sued Samsung in Japan.It's sued HTC. It's blocked the Samsung from selling its...

Patents, the tech stocks of tech companies

Sep 8, 2011
HTC, the fifth largest smartphone maker (George Martin... Billy Preston... Brian Epstein?), has amended an existing lawsuit against Apple claiming...

Amazon patents incredibly heartless and useful idea

Dec 28, 2010
Amazon has been awarded a patent for a new way to return unwanted gifts. The current system is pretty cumbersome: you have to repackage the ugly...

The battle over patents

Mar 9, 2009
Tomorrow, the Senate Judiciary committee holds a hearing on patent reform. The weeds are tall on this one. If you're not a lawyer, and I'm not,...