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Archive for December, 2012

  • Dec 13, 2012
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Global IP filings off the chart, China tops global patent filings, and IP jobs continue to grow

  13 December 2012 — If you bury yourself in the Financial Times or Wall Street Journal or Business Insider you know that the global economy is slowing, and some places have almost stopped. But for our world-wide intrepid inventors and IP mavens their reaction is … “huh? Slow?  Are you nuts?” Patent filings and […]


  • Dec 12, 2012
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From LeWeb Paris 2012: Cyborgs, location, future interface and maps

12 December 2012 –  I can’t believe Le Web Paris 2012 is already over for 2012. My head is crammed with so many thoughts from the past three days. The two that keeping coming back to me are (1) we are all cyborgs and (2) you can learn life lessons from ultra marathon runners  (a great presentation […]


  • Dec 2, 2012
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You’re the Head of Government? Need to run the country? There’s an app for that!

2 December 2012 – There was a great piece in The New York Times a few days ago (for the story click here) about David Cameron (Britain’s prime minister) and his passion for his iPad, one of his senior advisers saying he spends “a crazy, scary amount of time playing Fruit Ninja”. Well, it is a bit more […]


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