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Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
A history of landmark software patent rulings in the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit, and how they have shifted the rules for software patents in the US   —  A controversial ruling limiting software patents has been making a comeback.  —  Forty years ago this week, in the case of Parker v. Flook …
Jun 23, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft rolls out preview of new avatar editor, which includes diverse customization options like body type, genders, and disability props, to Xbox Insiders   —  The new editor is coming today to the Xbox Insider program.  —  In its E3 presentation last year, Microsoft announced …
Jun 20, 2018, 10:50 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
After Senator Wyden's probe into whom the US carriers sell real-time location data to, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint say they are reexamining the practice   —  Carriers forced to make changes after leak of real-time phone location data.  —  Verizon and AT&T have promised to stop selling …
Jun 19, 2018, 9:50 PMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google Maps removes Uber integration   —  The days of searching, hailing, and paying for an Uber inside Google Maps are over.  —  Back in January 2017, Google and Uber teamed up to put a cool feature in Google Maps: You could search for, book, and pay for an Uber all directly from Google Maps.
Jun 18, 2018, 1:12 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
17 backdoored Docker images, posted to Docker Hub over the past year and downloaded 5M+ times, removed; some were used to mine at least $90K worth of Monero   —  17 images posted by a single account over 10 months may have generated $90,000.  —  A single person or group may have made as much as $90,000 …
Jun 17, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Researcher details SigSpoof, a recently patched critical flaw in PGP that allowed hackers to spoof digital email signatures, says the bug dates back to 1998   —  SigSpoof flaw fixed inGnuPG, Enigmail, GPGTools, and python-gnupg.  —  For their entire existence, some of the world's …
Jun 17, 2018, 8:05 AMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht's alleged right-hand man Roger Thomas Clark, also known as Variety Jones, extradited to US after 2.5+ years in Thai custody   —  Roger Thomas Clark had previously told Ars: “They don't have shit on me.”  —  The Department of Justice announced Friday …
Jun 15, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Comcast has disabled its “congestion management” throttling system that it deployed in 2008, but retains data caps and overage fees in 27 states   —  Congestion-management system was deployed after 2008 BitTorrent controversy.  —  Comcast has disabled a throttling system …
Jun 13, 2018, 10:40 PMIn context
Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:
Garmin launches Vivoactive 3 Music smartwatch with space for ~500 songs, 7-day battery life, and improved sleep tracking, for $299   —  Garmin's Vivoactive 3 held one of the top stops in my list of last year's best wearables.  With its sleek design, comprehensive fitness capabilities …
Jun 13, 2018, 9:40 AMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
Jarek Duda, inventor of ANS video compression concept, says Google wants to patent his invention; Google says it is patenting specific application of the theory   —  When Jarek Duda invented an important new compression technique called asymmetric numeral systems (ANS) a few years ago …
Jun 10, 2018, 8:10 PMIn context

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