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Rebecca Jeschke / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
USPTO ruling invalidates key claims in infamous Personal Audio patent after EFF petition, curtailing the ability of patent trolls to threaten podcasters   —  EFF Busts Podcasting Patent, Invalidating Key Claims at Patent Office  —  Ruling from USPTO Invalidates All Claims Used to Threaten Podcasters
Apr 10, 2015, 4:45 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Wire Fraud   —  Founder and former Motionloft CEO Jon Mills has been found guilty on two counts of wire fraud, and ordered to serve 24 months in jail.  In addition, he was ordered to pay $6,000 in fines and to pay restitution to his victims in the amount of $572,039.
Apr 3, 2015, 9:55 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Meerkat now lets you follow people inside streams, discover streams your friends like, and opt out of tweeting comments   —  Meerkat Strikes Back At Periscope With New Ways To Follow  —  With Twitter's much more polished live-streaming app Periscope now on the market, Meerkat needs to strengthen …
Mar 27, 2015, 2:40 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever   —  Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots.  It's a tough battle.
Mar 26, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Don Reisinger / CNET:
Amazon's new Exclusives store features “up-and-coming brands” including Shark Tank and Kickstarter successes   —  Amazon launches Exclusives to surface ‘up-and-coming brands’  —  It's yet another niche for the e-commerce titan: Amazon Exclusives are available only via Amazon or the product makers' own pages.
Mar 11, 2015, 12:20 PMIn context
Dave Maass / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
EFF Outlines Plan to Fix the Broken Patent System   —  New ‘Defend Innovation’ Whitepaper Addresses Vague Software Patents, Patent Trolls  —  San Francisco - The U.S. patent system is in crisis, but there are clear steps Congress and the White House can take to mitigate the impact of vague patents …
Feb 24, 2015, 9:20 AMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Fundable Acquires Mentorship Service Clarity.fm As Part Of Its New Launch Platform, Startups.co   —  Equity crowdfunding platform Fundable is announcing that it has acquired Clarity.fm, the Dan Martell-founded startup that connects entrepreneurs with mentors like Mark Cuban, Brad Feld and Eric Ries over the phone.
Feb 3, 2015, 1:45 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Comcast-TWC merger looks less likely amid growing opposition, concern over state of US broadband   —  As Comcast merger enters final phase, deal may be on thin ice  —  Credit: André P. Meyer-Vitali/Flickr CC  —  Credit: André P. Meyer-Vitali/Flickr CC
Dec 28, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
JP Mangalindan / Fortune:
AlwayOn's Tony Perkins to open a Menlo Park social club for “founders, CEOs, investors, and artists” called The Cuckoo's Nest in early 2015   —  Will Silicon Valley go cuckoo for this new social club?  —  Silicon Valley's elite have a number of upscale places where they can mingle …
Dec 13, 2014, 2:30 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Shark Tank-Backed GrooveBook Acquired By Shutterfly For $14.5 Million   —  GrooveBook, a photo-printing app and subscription service that creates personalized photo books featuring up to 100 of your photos, shipped monthly, has been acquired by photo printing giant Shutterfly for $14.5 million.
Nov 17, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
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Avangate:
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