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A Rant, and Some Suggestions What to Do, About Patent Trolls
Patent trolls

A Rant, and Some Suggestions What to Do, About Patent Trolls

An entrepreneur devoted to innovation and protection of intellectual property lets loose about patent trolls and the patent system that enables them.
Christopher Seiwald
Kids Under 13 Could Soon Get Their Own Gmail, YouTube Accounts (As If They Didn't Have Them Already…)
Google

Kids Under 13 Could Soon Get Their Own Gmail, YouTube Accounts (As If They Didn't Have Them Already…)

Kids already use Gmail and they're obsessed with YouTube. Now Google wants to make it legit, as in legal.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
YouTube's Rumored New Music Service Gets a Name
Music

YouTube's Rumored New Music Service Gets a Name

Google's YouTube appears set to take on Spotify and Pandora.
Nina Zipkin
Flappy Bird Creator Is Back With a New Game
Flappy Bird

Flappy Bird Creator Is Back With a New Game

It's called Swing Copters, and it looks just as frustratingly difficult to play as Flappy Bird.
Laura Entis
The 5 Problems Google Will Face in the Next 10 Years
Google

The 5 Problems Google Will Face in the Next 10 Years

As Google celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its IPO, here's a look at the challenges that lie ahead.
Ari Levy
Businesses Bet Big on Teaching People to Code
Education

Businesses Bet Big on Teaching People to Code

New companies are cropping up to meet the demand for software developers and programmers.
Katrina Bishop
BYOD Is the Corporate Norm But Data Security Lags Far Behind
BYOD

BYOD Is the Corporate Norm But Data Security Lags Far Behind

"Mobile device management'' technology for securing corporate data on personal devices severely comprises employee privacy.
Rich Campagna
Unlocking America's Innovation Warehouse
Patents

Unlocking America's Innovation Warehouse

Legal complexities have resulted in a system where only a judge can determine what a patent covers.
Jay Walker
Be Sure to Look Around the Office When Searching for Gaps in Your Data Security
Data Breach

Be Sure to Look Around the Office When Searching for Gaps in Your Data Security

High profile data breaches reported in the media rarely point to the significant threats from employees, either disgruntled or negligent.
Robert Siciliano
13 Random Things Apple's Siri Can Do For You
Productivity

13 Random Things Apple's Siri Can Do For You

You might know the basics of Apple's voice assistant Siri, but she's actually more capable than you think.
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50 Cent Betting Heart-Monitoring Headphones Will Be a Hit
Wearable Tech

50 Cent Betting Heart-Monitoring Headphones Will Be a Hit

The rapper's headphone company, SMS Audio, is entering the white-hot wearables space alongside famed chip maker Intel.
Geoff Weiss
The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything
Advertising

The Creator of the World's First Pop-Up Ad Apologizes for Everything

The director of MIT's Center for Civic Media explains the trajectory of online advertising as we know it.
Nina Zipkin
PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin
Bitcoin

PayPal Unit Reportedly in Talks to Accept Bitcoin

It's only a matter of time before eBay subsidiary Braintree begins accepting Bitcoin payments, but eBay and PayPal won't, at least not initially.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tom Hanks Seeks iTunes Stardom With Typewriter App
Celebrities

Tom Hanks Seeks iTunes Stardom With Typewriter App

The typewriter obsessive, who once boasted a collection numbering 200, has created an app that mimics the look, feel and sound of the bygone gadgets.
Geoff Weiss