John Paczkowski

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ITC Judge Says Samsung Infringed Apple’s Text-Selection Patent

Apple has gone one for two in another Samsung patent spat being reviewed by the International Trade Commission. According to a March 26 preliminary decision that was kept confidential until late Thursday, ITC Judge Thomas Pender has determined that Samsung infringed Apple’s patent on text selection on mobile devices, but did not infringe a second patent which allows a device to detect when something has been plugged into its headphone jack. The full commission must now review Pender’s decision. If it upholds it, Samsung could face an importation ban on infringing devices.


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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work