Posts Tagged: patent trolling

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Google Pulls The Ultimate Glasshole Move, Tries To Patent The Word “Glass”

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Google thinks, because of its silly eyewear, it has a right to the word "Glass." No, seriously!

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Patent Trolls Attempting To Extort Companies For Using Scanners Properly

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Use a scanner the way you're supposed to? Then you're a thief, according to a shadowy network of shell companies designed to hide who actually owns them.

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Tweet Seats Now Subject To Patent Trolling

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/3346248321_259f26a0fe.jpg"></a>Previously, we reported on the abomination that is "Tweet Seats," namely a specific area of seating when <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/technology/2012/03/tweet-seats-may-be-coming-to-a-theater-near-you-sadly/">patrons can pull out their phones and loudly announce to the entire world what a waste of carbon they are</a>.

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Yahoo! Suing Facebook For Making More Money Than Yahoo!

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/yahoo-logo.jpg"></a>Remember Yahoo.

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Noted Patent Troll Apple Falls Afoul of Chinese Copyright Troll

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/shutterstock_86494345.jpg"></a>Apple <a href="http://mobility.cbronline.com/news/apple-wins-against-motorola-slide-to-unlock-feature-170212">has been</a> <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/16/apple-v-samsung-cupertinos-latest-complaint-alleges-17-device/">on the patent trolling warpath</a> recently, dragging Motorola and Samsung into court over violating things like its "slide to unlock" feature.

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Wait, Microsoft Makes More off Android Than Windows Phone?

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Microsoft today announced that it was making more money from Android than Windows Phone -- you know, the OS that they actually own.


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