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May 22, 2017, 11:35 PM

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Reuters:
In blow to patent trolls, US Supreme Court rules 8-0 that patent infringement suits can only be filed in the jurisdiction of targeted firm's incorporation  —  WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules for where patent lawsuits can be filed in a decision that may make it harder …
Todd Haselton / CNBC:
Sources: LeEco planning massive layoffs in US as soon as this week, will keep 60 of 500 employees; CEO YT Jia has stepped down but will remain on the board  —  LeEco, a Chinese company that made a big splash in the U.S. last fall, is preparing for a round of layoffs that may happen as soon as Tuesday, according to sources.
Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
Source: Nest working on indoor security camera with 4K resolution for smart digital zoom, priced higher than current $300 cameras, expected to debut end of May  —  Google-owned Nest used to be one of the few companies selling WiFi home security cameras, but now everyone is doing it.
Blair Hanley Frank / VentureBeat:
Amazon confirms Java creator James Gosling will join AWS  —  Amazon Web Services has added another computer science heavyweight to its employee roster.  James Gosling, often referred to as the “Father of Java,” announced on Facebook Monday that he would be joining the cloud provider as a distinguished engineer.
More: GeekWire and Inquirer
Facebook: James GoslingTweets: @werner

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