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Archive for January, 2014

  • Jan 30, 2014
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  • Comments Off on Google did not lose $8 billion on the Motorola deal. It did not “fritter away” $10 billion. Jeez.
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Google did not lose $8 billion on the Motorola deal. It did not “fritter away” $10 billion. Jeez.

    30 January 2014 – So the mobile media is agog with news that Google is selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo, giving Lenovo a major presence in the US market. Lenovo will buy Motorola for $2.91 billion in a mixture of cash and stock. Google will retain ownership of the vast majority of Motorola’s patents, […]


  • Jan 26, 2014
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  • Comments Off on REPORT FROM DAVOS: further reflections and ruminations on our dehumanizing pace, the “new” work/employment order, and income inequality
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REPORT FROM DAVOS: further reflections and ruminations on our dehumanizing pace, the “new” work/employment order, and income inequality

  By: Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq. 26 January 2014 – As I said in my first weekend post about Davos (click here) whether you think the World Economic Forum is a worthy enterprise or a bunch of baloney, it’s an extraordinary creation. You get easily sidetracked walking across the lounge areas by conversations that all […]


  • Jan 24, 2014
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Live from Davos: the global shapers, the digital context, and technologists dominate the agenda

  By: Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq. 24 January 2014 – The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The talking-shop of the world for global-leader types. Normally a chic but sleepy resort it becomes the world’s hub of business, politics, and intellectual idea-swapping. I was here as the guest of a long-standing IP client. Call it […]


  • Jan 18, 2014
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  • Comments Off on Weekend tech diversions: The Target data breach, 451 Security, Georgetown Law, my return to Davos, CES, and net neutralty. Oh, and Alan Alda.
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Weekend tech diversions: The Target data breach, 451 Security, Georgetown Law, my return to Davos, CES, and net neutralty. Oh, and Alan Alda.

  Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq.  Founder/CEO   18 January 2014 – The tsunami of reporting and comment on the Target data breach keeps cresting, and cresting, and cresting. In Brian Krebs’ latest article on the Target breach (he was the chap who got the ball rolling on this data breach disclosure) we learn a few things about the nature of the […]


  • Jan 14, 2014
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The dark, evil side of our data-driven society: data brokers who sell rape-victim lists

  By: Gregory P. Bufithis, Esq.   Founder/CEO 14 January 2014 – We have moved to this wonderful “Web of the world” in which mobile communications, social technologies and sensors are connecting people, the Internet and the physical world into one interconnected network.  Data records are collected on who we are, who we know, where we […]


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