Apple, HTC Battle over Patents

While most articles have been written focusing on specific winners and losers of this patent war between every mobile OS shop and the respective mobile hardware manufacturers, the real winners include each and every individual that gains some sort of clue about the future landscape of technology patents in the US and abroad from the decisions (and non-decisions) being made. With patents covering such basic software methods as “identifying a piece of information from a string of text and providing a context menu based on the identified information” it is of paramount importance that the bounds to these lawsuits be set firmly and...

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Google’s web indexing system that was released last year, Caffeine, has been boosted with a double shot of urgent results. According to their blog post, Google has identified the following types of searches to make sure that the results you find aren’t from stale sources: Recent events or hot topics. For recent events or hot topics that begin trending on the web, you want to find the latest information immediately. Now when you search for current events like [occupy oakland protest], or for the latest news about the [nba lockout], you’ll see more high-quality pages that might only be minutes old. Regularly recurring...

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Writing longer emails or documents on a pocket-friendly phone is pretty cumbersome, even in 2011. That’s why most folks have been looking forward to the iPhone’s iOS5 and the release of Assistant. Assistant is going to be released in just a few days, and we’ll be able to...

iPhone 4S or iPhone 5? Apple Releases News Today!

Expecting the launch of a new device today from Apple, fanboys & girls around the world are highly anticipating the news that will come from Apple’s Cupertino campus event today @ 1PM EST. But will the hardware live up to the hype and set the tone for continued Android market competition? Yes, we’ve already heard about iOS5, now I want to see a device from the future! Well, it might not be that forward thinking. Most reports are showing that the iPhone 4S will be released and it will look pretty much like the iPhone 4 with some advancements in basic components, such as upgraded camera sensor, antenna, and processor (iffy)....

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Just linking to something couldn’t be illegal right? Apparently it is in Belgium… (PCWorld) Google Busted for Copyright Violation in Belgium

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