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Patent Trolls = Devastating Consequences for Innovation

Today it is perfectly legal for companies to buy and sell the rights to unlimited numbers of ideas, a company is not required to have any interest in making these ideas a reality. It is perfectly legal for companies to sit on patents and wait for others to create before either suing the creator or charging licensing fees…

Posted 1573 days ago in Geek

Tech Firm Poaching Agreements

Today, a lawyer for the plaintiffs briefed Bloomberg about the case, and according to that attorney, even more dirty laundry will be aired from here on out, as a decision in the case yesterday requires the defendants to produce even more documents revealing the extent of the “no-poach” arrangement, and whether it was a matter of individual informal agreements or a larger conspiracy…

Posted 1886 days ago in Geek

Intel Claytronics: Programmable Matter

No jet packs yet – tho, slowly but surely, our SciFi fantasies are becoming reality.. this is my new favorite future tech video

Posted 2728 days ago in Geek

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