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Blackberry stung again in patent dispute

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Blackberry stung again in patent dispute Despite expectations by industry and legal analysts that Research in Motion (RIM) would settle its ongoing patent dispute with NTP, the BlackBerry maker came out swinging Monday, bolstered by recent decisions by the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) that call NTP’s claims into question. RIM lashed out Monday with an op-ed piece in ...

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eMachines merges with Free-PC

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eMachines merges with Free-PC eMachines – the PC manufacturer that is being sued by Apple- is to merge with Free-PC, the companies have announced. The merged company – to be be called eMachines – will continue selling affordable PCs, and will use Free-PC’s direct marketing technologies to generate additional revenue. Free-PC caused a splash earlier this year, after offering free ...

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Google Apps ‘lacks required features for the blind’

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Google Apps ‘lacks required features for the blind’ The National Federation of the Blind claims that Google Apps lacks required features for blind people and wants the U.S. government to investigate whether schools that adopt the e-mail and collaboration suite run afoul of civil rights laws. The NFB is asking the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division to probe ...

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Tech to watch in 2012

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Tech to watch in 2012 We saw a lot of great gear in 2011, but we can think of some other stuff that we’re itching to play with in the next 12 months. Android Ice Cream Sandwich: Is Android fragmentation over? The next version of the OS looks to be a feature-filled mashup of phone and tablet platforms, with sliding ...

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Social networking to overtake email in future says Gartner

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Social networking to overtake email in future says Gartner Move over Outlook, make way for Twitter and Yammer. The hegemony of email as a business medium is set o be superseded by social networking in the future according to new research from Gartner. The company is predicting that 20 percent of business communication is going to through social networking sites ...

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Flappy Bird Clone Made With Unreal Engine 4

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Flappy Bird Clone Made With Unreal Engine 4 Tappy Bird is the first game created by Epic Games with the new Unreal Engine 4 and is currently available in Android Play Store and Apple App Store. Those of you who didn’t get a chance to jump on the Flappy Bird bandwagon earlier this year, or those of you who were ...

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Three years of OS X

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Three years of OS X It’s been three years and a day since Mac OS X hit stores worldwide. Mac users have now seen four iterations of the operating system, and at £99 a time some have paid out nearly £400 for the privileged of running what Apple described as “The world’s most advanced operating system”, when it launched on ...

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ESRB Unveils Rating For Ryse: Son of Rome, Sexual Content Details Revealed

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ESRB Unveils Rating For Ryse: Son of Rome, Sexual Content Details Revealed Xbox One exclusive “Ryse: Son of Rome” has received its rating summary from Entertainment Software Rating Board, “M for Mature” due to content relatd to blood, gore, intense violence, partial nudity, sexual content and strong language. It has been revealed via rating summary that Ryse: Son of Rome ...

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