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July 22, 2012, 5:40 AM

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Dana Mattioli / Wall Street Journal:
Kodak Loses Patent Case Against Apple, RIM  —  Eastman Kodak Co. has lost a patent case against Apple Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd., dealing a blow to the onetime film giant's efforts to raise billions of dollars by selling off its intellectual property.  —  Kodak filed a complaint …
Rian van der Merwe / Elezea:
The real reason we're upset about Sparrow's acquisition  —  When the news hit that Sparrow has been acquired by Google, you could almost hear the collective sigh from those who use and love this wonderful iOS and Mac OS X email client.  Many people (myself included) took to Twitter to voice …
Tom Simonite / Technology Review:
Microsoft Mulls a Stylus for Any Screen  —  Adding a camera to a stylus could let it interact with any device—even one without a touch screen.  —  Microsoft is considering whether to release a stylus that could, after a software upgrade, interact with almost any existing display or device.
Robert McMillan / Wired:
Darpa Funds Hack Machine You'd Never Notice  —  PwnieExpress' all-new Power Pwn.  All Images: PwnieExpress  —  If you saw this bad boy under your desk, would you say anything?  —  It may look like a surge protector, but it's really a remote access machine that corporations can use to test security and log into branch offices.
Ellis Hamburger / The Verge:
‘Sparrow for Windows’ was never an official Sparrow client, not even close to ‘weeks away’  —  We've just heard from sources close to Sparrow that the man behind “Sparrow for Windows,” Panos Tsimpoglou, was never hired by Sparrow CEO Dom Leca, and was never officially associated with the company's brand.
Andrew Phelps / Nieman Journalism Lab:
That plan to archive every tweet in the Library of Congress?  Definitely still happening  —  A little more than two years ago, the Library of Congress announced it would preserve every public tweet, ever, for future generations. … Fifty million tweets a day.  How cute.
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Craig Platt / Canberra Times:
Qantas to provide passengers with iPads  —  Qantas will provide iPads to both business and economy class passengers for inflight entertainment on its Boeing 767s.  —  Qantas passengers on the airline's 767 planes will be provided with iPads for their inflight entertainment …
Jacob Bunge / Wall Street Journal:
Brokers Face Choice in Nasdaq's Facebook Plan  —  Brokers seeking compensation for financial losses driven by Nasdaq OMX Group Inc.'s mishandling of the Facebook Inc. stock-market debut will have to choose between an amount offered by the exchange that will likely not make up their losses …

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