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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘technology patents’

BlackBerry Patent Portfolio Could Draw Interest

Back in August, following another dismal quarterly report, BlackBerry announced that it was exploring “strategic alternatives” – including the possible sale of the company. Earlier this week that possibility became a reality, with a consortium led by FairFax Financial offering $4.7 billion for the Canadian company. The buyout seemed to have been announced early, with FairFax still having six weeks …

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Facebook Wins In Appeals Court Against Leader Technologies

Back in 2008 Leader Technologies,a developer of internet-based system, filed a lawsuit against Facebook claiming they had infringed on one of their patents with the invention of the site. The technology in question was one which it made it possible for people to communicate on a large scale such as we do on Facebook. An ultimate jury decision found that …

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Twitter Publishes Patent Agreement to Combat Trolls

It’s sad for an engineer or inventor to see their work used as a ball-gag to stifle innovation. Too often companies referred to as “patent trolls” will buy up patents without any intention of using them or licensing them fairly. It’s a problem plaguing the tech industry and is decried by many industry leaders such as Mark Cuban and Steve …

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Dell Acquires Wyse Technology and Cloud Patents

Dell has announced today, they plan to acquire cloud computing solutions provider, Wyse Technologies. With Wyse comes comes almost 200 technology patents which will greatly expand Dell’s current enterprise solutions portfolio. Here’s a sample of what Dell will inherit with the acquisition of Wyse: * Cloud clients : Wyse offers a wide selection of secure, reliable, cost-effective thin and zero …

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