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Archive for July, 2011

  • Jul 29, 2011
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Everything I learned about technology I learned from Black Sabbath

  29 July 2011 — I am off for my 4-week summer holiday, heading home to Naxos for sailing-sun-sand.  Each summer I take a large chunk of time and “disengage”, from late July through early September, fleeing my work-base in Brussels and heading home to Greece.  It is my time, where I read a bit, write […]


  • Jul 19, 2011
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ITC ruling gives Apple key weapon in smartphone battles over Android

          18 July 2011 —  Apple has netted a victory in its legal dispute with HTC as a U.S. International Trade Commission judge ruled the Taiwanese cellphone maker infringed two patents that Apple had cited in a March 2010 complaint to the agency. The patents relate to multimedia processing technology and data detection […]


  • Jul 12, 2011
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EU Court of Justice backs brand owners in eBay decision

12 July 2011 — Online marketplace eBay is likely to have to increase measures to stop the sale of counterfeits, following today’s judgment from the Court of Justice of the EU.  The Court’s ruling on questions referred from the UK High Court in a case between L’Oréal and eBay has just been released and it makes grim […]


  • Jul 3, 2011
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In Paris, the OECD has a high-level meeting on the Internet … and Neelie Kroes offers a “C.O.M.P.A.C.T.”

             3 July 2011 –  Last week we were invited to attend the OECD’s High-Level Meeting on the Internet Economy, held in Paris.  It came on the heels of the Digital Assembly in Brussels last month and the e-G8 Summit in May, the latter being the first “e-Summit” at such a […]


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