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Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Microsoft Xbox 360 found to infringe Motorola patents in preliminary ITC ruling   —  A judge at the US International Trade Commission has just ruled that Microsoft's Xbox 360 infringes five of Motorola's patents.  The ruling isn't unexpected, since many of the patent cover H.264 video encoding …
Apr 23, 2012, 6:35 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Chumby no more: employees at Technicolor, technology waiting to be sold   —  The Chumby widget platform has gone through a number of permutations over the years, but it appears the ride is over for now: we just confirmed with former CEO Derrick Oien that Chumby as a company is no more.
Apr 20, 2012, 4:01 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Nest officially answers patent lawsuit: ‘Honeywell is worse than a troll’   —  Upstart smart thermostat maker Nest has received almost-universally glowing praise for its Learning Thermostat since it launched last year — and it also received a major patent complaint from Honeywell …
Apr 12, 2012, 1:40 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Free Adobe Reader app for iPad and Android can now sign and annotate PDFs   —  Annotating PDFs on a tablet is a widely-held dream in the suit community, and now Adobe's making it a little easier — the free Adobe reader app for iOS and Android is being updated to support electronic signatures and basic annotations.
Apr 10, 2012, 5:45 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Senator Al Franken: ‘privacy is a casualty’ of Google and Facebook's success   —  Senator Al Franken gave a rousing speech to the American Bar Association's Antitrust Section last night, calling for greater antitrust oversight of large media and tech companies as a way to ensure greater privacy protections for Americans.
Mar 30, 2012, 2:10 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
T-Mobile sued over NFC patent which may not cover NFC   —  T-Mobile USA was sued today by a company called On Track Innovations, which claims that T-Mobile's smartphones with NFC technology infringe one of its patents.  OTI's been around since 1990 and has a long history developing smart card systems …
Mar 27, 2012, 7:25 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Exclusive: Spotify family plans ‘definitely coming’   —  We just caught up with Spotify's chief content officer Ken Parks outside of his “Future of Music” panel here at SXSW, and he told us that Spotify family plans are “definitely coming.”  That would fulfill a longstanding request …
Mar 13, 2012, 4:15 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Foursquare, Vevo, Fandango, and The Onion launch new Facebook Timeline apps   —  Facebook just announced a few high-profile additions to its roster of Timeline apps: Foursquare, Vevo, Fandango, The Onion, Viddy, Endomondo, and RootMusic all have new ways to share what you're doing with your friends.
Mar 12, 2012, 7:35 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Slide to unlock: how Apple's patents are changing Android   —  Although the worldwide patent lawsuits between Apple and nearly every major Android smartphone vendor have been bitterly fought and may eventually involve government intervention, there's really no day-to-day impact on the consumer …
Mar 7, 2012, 5:25 AMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Android allows every app access to your photos, Google considering fix   —  Two days ago, the New York Times reported on an issue in iOS that allows third-party apps to access your photos if you them grant permission to access your location.  That's a bit of a hole in Apple's walled-garden approach …
Mar 1, 2012, 3:55 PMIn context

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