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Archive for January, 2013

  • Jan 30, 2013
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From the Sundance Film Festival: “Google And The World Brain” – the failed book settlement and the world’s knowledge in the hands of a corporation

    30 January 2013 – Valerie Pelton … a Principal of EAM Capital and its General Counsel … gets to go to all the cool media events.  Well, she lived and worked in Hollywood for a number of years so why not?  She recently came back from the Sundance Film Festival and said her favorite […]


  • Jan 28, 2013
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Phones and tablets push patent applications up 20%

  28 January 2013 — According to figures released by Sweet and Maxwell, the legal information provider, patent applications under the Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT) jumped sharply to reach a new high of 14,205 in 2012. The figures indicate that smartphones and tablets drove a surge in patent applications in 2012. The PCT allows companies […]


  • Jan 21, 2013
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Samsung plans Galaxy Note 8 device for Mobile World Congress next month … and also targets the business market [VIDEO]

21 January 2013– Jong-Kyun Shin, the president of Samsung’s mobile business, told reporters attending a dinner in Seoul, Korea, that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 would be fully revealed at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, at the end of February, according to iNews24 and reported by Engadget. As the name implies, it’ll be an 8-inch […]


  • Jan 15, 2013
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Smartphone Wars: Micron’s Slide-to-Unlock Patent

  15 January 2013 –  In an attempt to circumvent Apple’s hotly-debated Slide To Unlock patent, which has resulted in a few lawsuits with many more likely on the way, Google filed a patent of their own for a lockscreen that looks fairly similar to the one found in HTC’s Sense UI. To most analysts, […]


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