Intel to Universities: No Patents, Just Open Source

Intel to Universities: No Patents, Just Open Source Open Source software has been one of my soapbox subjects for the past two decades.  You’ll find it in your smartphone (the Apple iPhone and Android are both based on it), running your car, in your television and much...

Patent Disaster Grows as Google Spends $400,000 per Patent

Patent Disaster Grows as Google Spends $400,000 per Patent Jobs aren’t quite what they were – even in the tech industry where the unemployment rate for technology jobs was 3.3% in June, compared with a 9.2% unemployment rate overall that month, according to the Bureau...

Broken Patent System Encouraging Kodak Breakup

Broken Patent System Encouraging Kodak Breakup I’m not impressed with our current Patent system.  The primary purpose of our Constitution-based Patents in the US was to encourage the development of new technologies which would be of the greatest benefit to the...