John Paczkowski

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Mosaid Gets a Pile of Patents to Exploit for Nokia

An interesting new twist in the mobile patent wars. Mosaid Technologies, by acquiring Core Technologies, has taken control of about 2,000 wireless patents and patent applications originally filed by Nokia. But instead of paying cash for them, the holding company has agreed to give the Finnish phone maker and its partner, Microsoft, two-thirds of whatever money it makes from them. The deal is a big win for Mosaid, which believes revenue from future licensing will surpass the company’s revenue for the past 35 years.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald