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May 28, 2012
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Dumb ideas? Facebook to buy Opera? Build own smartphone?

Dumb ideas? Facebook to buy Opera? Build own smartphone?

According to Pocket-lint, sources close to Facebook have told them that the newly IPOed social networking company is considering buying Opera Software, the Opera Web browser’s parent company. Another rumor has it that Facebook wants to build its own smartphone. … Continue reading

February 13, 2012
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Apple’s Android nightmare: Google’s Motorola purchase gets EU OK

Apple’s Android nightmare: Google’s Motorola purchase gets EU OK

There are two major kinds of patent lawsuits. On the one side, there are the patent trolls, like Eolas making fundamental Web technology claims . Here, the idea is to use flimsy patents to collect hundreds of millions from the … Continue reading