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Will Amazon Win “The Most Undefendable Patent Award” of 2014?

On March 18, 2014 Amazon was awarded a patent simply called “Studio Arrangement”.  The patent is for a particular type of photography studio setup that involves taking pictures of any kind of object in front of a cyclorama.  I would agree that its definitely not novel at first look.  I doubt you’ll find anyone saying what … Continue reading

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Android apps running on RIM’s Playbook?

The RIM press release says it all … that developers will be able to repackage and resign existing Android apps to run on PlayBook. Yeah … That’s what the developer community needs … more undocumented RIM SDKs to add to the existing, poorly documented and cumbersome family of RIM development SDKs! The cost of writing … Continue reading