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Yahoo And Facebook Consider A Search Partnership

Yahoo And Facebook Consider A Search Partnership

Yahoo has been trying to enhance the traffic reaching its website, which is one of its primary revenue streams. The company is already in a partnership with Microsoft and is now considering a search partnership with Facebook, inside sources claim.

By On November 19, 2012 Respond
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Head Of Silicon Valley Branch Of US Patent Office Is A Former Google Attorney

Head Of Silicon Valley Branch Of US Patent Office Is A Former Google Attorney

The USPTO had announced plans of ramping up its operations by opening a branch at Silicon Valley, besides two other new branches. It has now transpired that the person heading this new branch will be none other than the former Google Attorney, Michelle K. Lee.

By On November 18, 2012 Respond
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Eight Companies, Including Dish, Considered Acquiring MetroPCS

Eight Companies, Including Dish, Considered Acquiring MetroPCS

According to reports, MetroPCS had been talking to at least eight companies and eventually decided for a merger with T-Mobile. Dish Network, which is considering the launch of a wireless carrier jointly with Google, was also among the companies who bid on the acquisition of MetroPCS.

By On November 18, 2012 Respond
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DoJ Alleges eBay Signed Illegal Employment Agreement With Intuit

DoJ Alleges eBay Signed Illegal Employment Agreement With Intuit

Hiring employees from a direct rival is nothing new. Companies often do it since the workforce between rivals is often similar in terms of skills and qualifications. However, Department of Justice now alleges that eBay and Intuit signed an illegal agreement which inhibited them from hiring each other’s employees.

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Samsung Wants Apple To Reveal Details Of HTC Patent Agreement

Samsung Wants Apple To Reveal Details Of HTC Patent Agreement

After nearly two years of patent battles, Apple finally reached a settlement with HTC recently, including a patent licensing deal. Samsung is now legally persuading Apple to reveal the details of the deal. The licensing terms in this deal can persuade the courts to remove a sales ban on Samsung’s products.

By On November 17, 2012 Respond
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Google Considers Wireless Service In Collaboration With Dish Network

Google Considers Wireless Service In Collaboration With Dish Network

Wireless carriers are one of the most lucrative corporate entities of our age, given the immense boom in the sales of mobile devices. According to Wall Street Journal, Google has been discussing the possibility of its own wireless service in collaboration with Dish Network.

By On November 17, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft And Apple May Lead Stock Markets To The Bottom

Microsoft And Apple May Lead Stock Markets To The Bottom

Tech companies, like Apple, have come about to exert a huge influence on the stock market. Apple, for instance, with its $500 billion market cap, is critical for NASDAQ. And this dependency may lead the stock markets, one day, to plummet if these tech entities go down.

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Kodak Continues Talks With Apple & Google Over Selling Patents

Kodak Continues Talks With Apple & Google Over Selling Patents

Kodak has been in troubled waters since quite some time. The company is trying hard to sell off its patent portfolio for a sizable sum which, if done successfully, can fetch it enough money to avoid bankruptcy. U.S. Bankruptcy Court has now given Kodak an extension till the end of February to get this done.

By On November 16, 2012 Respond
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Texas Instruments Announces Elimination Of 1700 Jobs

Texas Instruments Announces Elimination Of 1700 Jobs

Texas Instruments(TI) emerged as a key chip player in the mobile arena a few years ago. However, the company has had a few setbacks as off-the-shelf processors become undesirable for mobile vendors. As a result, TI has been contemplating a move away from the mobile industry and as part of that, has announced the elimination of 1700 jobs.

By On November 15, 2012 1 Response
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AMD’s Hiring Of JPMorgan Looms Speculation Of A Possible Sale

AMD’s Hiring Of JPMorgan Looms Speculation Of A Possible Sale

AMD has been cutting down on its expenses for a while now. The company recently laid off employees and has been trying to struggle as the tech world moves on from the era of PCs to smartphones and tablets. Now that AMD has hired JPMorgan, many are speculating that the chip-maker may be up for sale. However, that’s now the case.

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Steve Sinofsky Leaves Microsoft, Larson-Green Takes Over All Things Windows

Steve Sinofsky Leaves Microsoft, Larson-Green Takes Over All Things Windows

A number of major managerial changes have been made at Microsoft. Steve Sinofsky, who has long lead the Windows division and even recently launched Windows 8 and Surface tablets under his command, has left the company. And his place has been taken up by Julie Larson-Green.

By On November 13, 2012 2 Responses
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Website Fined $6.6 Million For Posting Song Lyrics Online

Website Fined $6.6 Million For Posting Song Lyrics Online

If someone was to coin the briefest metaphor to describe the height of modern corporate greed, ‘music industry’ would fit the bill well. This is manifest in a recent verdict in which LiveUniverse has been fined $6.6 million for simply posting the lyrics of songs on its website.

By On November 12, 2012 Respond
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Apple Settled About iPad Clock With Swiss Federal Railways By Paying $21 Million

Apple Settled About iPad Clock With Swiss Federal Railways By Paying $21 Million

When Apple released iOS 6, it shipped with an all-new design of the clock used in Clock app for iPad. The new design was apparently a rip-off of a design used by Swiss Federal Railways. A report now suggests that Apple paid the agency $21 million to settle the copyrights dispute.

By On November 12, 2012 Respond
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Apple And HTC Finally Reach An Agreement On Patent Disputes

Apple And HTC Finally Reach An Agreement On Patent Disputes

Apple and HTC have been embroiled in a legal battle over patent disputes for the past two years. In 2010, Apple had taken the Taiwanese company to court over alleged infringement of its patents. Now, however, the two companies have announced that they have finally reached an agreement.

By On November 12, 2012 Respond
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‘False And Misleading’ Apology Notice Against Samsung Costing Apple In UK

‘False And Misleading’ Apology Notice Against Samsung Costing Apple In UK

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has ordered Apple to pay the legal fees of Samsung incurred by the latter in the iPad patent infringement lawsuit filed in UK. The order came after Apple disobeyed the court by postinga ‘false and misleading’ apology notice in its UK website.

By On November 11, 2012 Respond
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