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Chris Hull of Life360 Beats AGIS, Necessitating A Second 'Dear Piece of Shit' Letter

I know the Life 360 app because my husband installed it on my iPhone prior to a trip to NYC.  I went there because first of all, New York City is the best place ever for short visits where you don’t mind not seeing the sky and are comfortable standing out like a sore thumb because you’re from Texas and bring your boot bling with you everywhere. 625 more words

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Professors At Stanford Do Not Have Coffee Together, Study Shows

A few weeks ago (was it days ago? I can’t remember..between all the rain and gloomy clouds in the Houston area for the past FOREVER AND A DAY and the time change and Robert DeNiro being sick, I can’t figure out which way is up these days) some guys at Stanford published a paper about how… 786 more words

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Trolls Set Their Beady Little Eyes On A Couple Of New Targets

Tech patents have been the trolls’ bailiwick for a long time now and don’t you think they’re getting a little sick of the same ol’, same ol’?   859 more words

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Patent trolls hurt R&D say scholars in letter to Congress

“Be careful about changing patent law — it could harm innovation,” is a favorite talking point for those who oppose plans to reform to America’s troubled patent system. 518 more words

Study shows patent licenses don't lead to tech transfer

It’s been another bad week for America’s benighted patent system: a Texas jury ordered Samsung to pay a patent troll $16 million for using Bluetooth… 604 more words

Is There a Better Way to Fight Terrorism?

It is very interesting that the research by Robert Pape, a professor of political science at the University of Chicago and director of the Chicago Project on Security & Terrorism, shows strong correlation between suicide terrorism and US occupancy of a foreign county. 78 more words

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Intellectual Ventures founder steps down: "market is tough right now"

Peter Detkin, a lawyer and former Intel executive, is standing down as vice chairman from the notorious patent trolling venture he co-founded alongside three others, including one-time Microsoft exec Nathan Myhrvold, in 2000. 327 more words