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Does Sony’s PS4 Sound the Death Knell for the Used Games Market?

When I was younger, maybe back in college or so, video games were sometimes a little cost prohibitive to buy.  $50-$60 bucks a pop for games for our favorite consoles was a little steep for us that had an income…

Microsoft Sued for Windows 8 Live Tiles, Trollish Behavior Suspected

Love it or hate it, Windows 8 was released last week.  The biggest change Microsoft has ever made to the Windows operating system, it marks a colossal shift in how Microsoft is doing business, banking on the new OS, a…

Patent Trolls, Twitter, and SHIELD

You all should know by now how I feel about the state of our patent system as it applies to the tech world.  Given the patents awarded that absolutely shouldn’t exist and the ridiculously broad and over-reaching scope of others,…

More Patent Wars – Motorola’s Unenforceable Injunction against Microsoft

[Article first published as Useless Patent Wars – Motorola Awarded Unenforceable Injunction against Microsoft on Blogcritics.] Every day I peruse the tech news on the interwebs to keep up with what’s going on.  There are usually a few interesting stories on some…

95. Apple’s Newly Awarded Patent Shows Cracks in a Broken System

[Article first published as Apple’s Newly Awarded Patent and a Broken System on Blogcritics.] If you read my stuff with any sort of frequency then you know how I feel about the current state of the American patent system as it’s applied…

86. Spotify Welcomed to the U.S. with a Patent Infringement Lawsuit

[Article first published as Picking on the New Kid: Spotify Sued for Patent Infringement on Blogcritics.] We here in the United States are a litigious sort, and have become increasingly more so with further advances in technology and more filings…

59. when sony was in LG land, let my playstations go

in the pantheon of technology lawsuits there have recently been several worthy bouts of note involving the heavy hitters of tech.  apple, microsoft and google have all been very publicly involved with lawsuits and counter-suits and what have you, mostly…

29. paul allen vs everyone

paul allen, from forbes’ billionaire list early on when i started this silly little project i did a post touching on tech patent law, concerning apple, google, and htc.  i said then how tech patent lawsuits never fail to entertain, and…

07. apple vs google via htc

lawsuits are always a good time (as long as you’re not involved, of course). patent lawsuits – even better. tech patent lawsuits – main events announced by bruce buffer in the octagon. let me preface by saying this – patent…