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[25 Jul 2008 | No Comment | 492 supporters]

Schaumburg, Ill., July 25, 2008 — In an opinion issued on July 24, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court order granting summary judgment in favor of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) and its customers on infringement claims asserted in a patent case brought by the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System (“University of Texas System”).  The University of Texas System had appealed an order by U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks finding that Motorola software, when used in its handsets and its customers’ handsets, does not infringe …

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[9 Apr 2008 | No Comment | 508 supporters]

Today, Red Hat took a public stand challenging the standards for patenting software. In the Biliski case that is now before the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, this patent issue is ripe for consideration. In a friend of the court brief submitted to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals in the Bilski case today, Red Hat describes the special problems that patents pose for open source and seeks modification of the standards for patentable subject matter that take open source into account. Here is a quick summary of our …

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[11 Mar 2008 | No Comment | 830 supporters]

Malaysian stocks tumbled the most in a decade today with government-linked companies hardest hit after the weekend’s political upsets.
At 2:58pm, trading was stopped for an hour as the Kuala Lumpur Composite Index (KLCI) fell 130.01 points to 1,166.32, from the previous day’s closing level 1,296.33 – about 10.03 percent.
Trading resumed at 3:58pm, and the stock market recovered slightly.
After it closed for the day at 5pm at 1,117.2, a drop of 123.11 or 9.5 percent.
This was the biggest one-day percentage loss in recent years. The turnover was valued at RM2.47 billion.
State-owned …