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Lawyers Claim Google Wi-Fi Sniffing ‘Is Not an Accident’ [Google]

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Lawyers suing Google claimed Thursday they have discovered evidence in a patent application that Google deliberately programmed its Street View cars to collect private data from open Wi-Fi networks, despite claims to the contrary. More

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IRONY: Warner Bros. Sued for Pirating Anti-Pirating Technology [Piracy]

by on May.27, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Bp, C5, cat, Ces, clear, color, Copyright, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, ff, Film, Films, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, intel, Ir, Irony, Isp, La, Labels, logo, Men, mid, Mod, movies, Ms, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Origin, Os, Padd, Patent, PI, Piracy, Pirate, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, serve, Service, Services, Show, Style, Sue, Tag, tech, Techno, Technology, ted, Tent, theater, theaters, TI, Torrents, TV, Us, V, War, Warner, Warner Bros, X1

In 2003, a company named Medien Patent Verwaltung showed Warner Bros. their technology to mark films in a way capable of tracing a pirated copy back to its origin theater.

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Nike+ iPod Heart Rate Monitor Launching June 1 [Nike]

by on May.18, 2010, under 17, 2, 2D, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, A9, Ad, Ads, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Ati, Bp, C5, cat, clear, dash, day, de, Display, Ds, Dust, E, Ea, emp, ff, first, Fitness, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, Google Maps, Gq, Hd, Health, Heart, Heart Rate Monitor, Heartminotir, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ion, iPod, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Launch, life, Map, Maps, Mod, monitor, Monitors, Nes, Nike, NikePlus, Nikeplusheartmonitor, Nikeplusipod, nin, Of, om, One, order, Os, Patent, PI, plan, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Real, RSS, Running, Rv, serve, Shoe, Shoes, Show, Shows, star, Style, tar, tech, Tent, TI, time, TV, Us, V, Wai, wait, Waiting, WorkingOut

If you’ve been waiting for the iPod-compatible Nike+ heart rate monitor to really start exercising in earnest, well, you’ve been waiting a really long time. But now you can dust off those running shoes and start planning your jog on Google Maps—June 1 is the first day of the rest of your life. More

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User Interface Design Studio MONKEYmedia Files Patent Lawsuit Against Apple [Apple]

by on May.14, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Ati, Bp, cat, clear, color, Counters, de, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, eco, Et, Eu, Face, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Htc, Id, Im, images, In, Interface, Ion, ipa, ipad, Iphone, iPod, Isp, itc, Job, Jobs, Kodak, La, Labels, late, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Lawsuits, Led, Legal, Les, media, Ming, Mod, Monkey, Monkeymedia, NK, Nokia, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Patent, Patents, phone, PI, Ping, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, RSS, Rv, sale, Sales, serve, steve, studio, Style, Sue, Suit, Tag, tech, ted, Tent, Tents, TI, Top, TV, Ui, Us, User Interface, Vest, X1

User interface design studio MONKEYmedia filed a patent lawsuit against Apple claiming that the company infringed on three of its patents. For those keeping track, that’s another legal battle for Apple on top of those against Nokia , HTC , and Kodak . More

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75 Year Ago Today, the First Parking Meter [Retromodo]

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1935 : An entrepreneurial politician files a patent application for a device that will elicit curses and contempt from generations of motorists: the parking meter. More

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75 Years Ago Today, the First Parking Meter [Retromodo]

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1935 : An entrepreneurial politician files a patent application for a device that will elicit curses and contempt from generations of motorists: the parking meter. More

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HTC Sues Apple Right Back for Five Patents [Apple]

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Two months after Apple sued HTC for violating 20 patents , HTC’s hitting back, complaining to the International Trade Commission—which is moving forward on Apple’s complaint—that Apple’s violated 5 of HTC’s patents. It’s not saying which patents, yet. [ Fortune ] More

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HTC Countersues Apple to Stop All iPhone, iPod, iPad Sales [Apple]

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Two months after Apple sued HTC for violating 20 patents , HTC’s hitting back, alleging that Apple’s violated 5 of HTC’s patents , asking the ITC to ban the import and sale of all iPhones, iPods and iPads in the US. UPDATED . More

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Nokia Sues Apple Over iPad and iPhone-Related Patents [Legal]

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Nokia sued Apple again today, claiming that the iPad and iPhone infringe on five of its patents. The two companies have been throwing lawsuits back and forth for months, making this just the latest salvo in an increasingly bitter feud. More

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Apple Wants Your Heartbeat to Unlock Your iPhone [Apple]

by on May.06, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, Apple heart rate monitor, Apple patents, AR, Art, Ati, cat, cc, clear, day, de, Display, down, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Ekg, Et, F2, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, Hd, Heart, Heart Rate Monitor, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Iphone, iphones, iPod, Isp, Led, Loc, Lock, Men, mid, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, password, Patent, Patents, phone, Phones, Play, Q, Rc, Red, security, smartphone, Style, Tag, Tent, TI, Unlock, Us, what, work, X1

The iPhone’s password security system works just fine, but compared to what Apple has in the works it’s downright rudimentary. A recently filed patent indicates that our iPhones may someday identify us by the beating of our hearts. More

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