Licensing

02.04.14
Microsoft to use Foursquare data in Bing and Windows products
02.04.14

Microsoft to use Foursquare data in Bing and Windows products

It may not be the biggest news to come out of Redmond in recent hours. Still, the Windows faithful...

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01.31.14
Twitter buys hundreds of patents from IBM, ending legal spat
01.31.14

Twitter buys hundreds of patents from IBM, ending legal spat

IBM's the biggest patent holder of all time, and when it comes to defending them, it tries to work...

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01.27.14
Samsung throws money at Ericsson to end smartphone patent war
01.27.14

Samsung throws money at Ericsson to end smartphone patent war

We prefer it when companies make devices, not courtroom drama, so it's delightful to see that Sams...

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01.26.14
Google and Samsung agree to license each other's patents for 10 years
01.26.14

Google and Samsung agree to license each other's patents for 10 years

It's no secret that Google and Samsung need each other given that Samsung dominates Android device...

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01.24.14
SoundCloud reportedly in talks with record labels to stem copyright claims
01.24.14

SoundCloud reportedly in talks with record labels to stem copyright claims

Both listeners and uploaders would likely agree that SoundCloud is becoming the main hub on the in...

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01.14.14
Google Image Search makes it easier to sort results by licensing rights
01.14.14

Google Image Search makes it easier to sort results by licensing rights

Google Image Search has allowed users to filter results based on how they're licensed since 2009,...

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01.06.14
MLB 2K baseball series canceled
01.06.14

MLB 2K baseball series canceled

2K Sports has officially canceled its MLB 2K baseball game series. A 2K representative told Joystiq...

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12.21.13
TuneCore explains music-based YouTube claims
12.21.13

TuneCore explains music-based YouTube claims

Following music-related copyright claims on Terry Cavanagh's trailer for his own game, VVVVVV, as...

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11.21.13
NCAA sues EA over likeness settlement [Update]
11.21.13

NCAA sues EA over likeness settlement [Update]

The NCAA has sued Electronic Arts and the Collegiate Licensing Company over its proposed settlement...

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