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December 18, 2011 by

ACCC gives Seagate-Samsung green light

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its review on Seagate's proposed acquisition of Samsung's hard disk drive (HDD) business, and given it the green light.

May 26, 2010 by

Patent office reboots green tech patent program

Last week, I wrote about the government's plan to accelerate the handout of green technology patents, because I was perplexed by the fact that more companies weren't taking advantage of the program. Apparently, according to intellectual property experts, one reason for the slow uptake has been the fact that the classification categories it covered were very limited.

May 20, 2010 by

Time to bone up on green tech patents

Over the past several months, I've received various pitches from PR types representing intellectual property/patent lawyers focused on the green tech patent acceleration program announced by the Obama administration late last year.The idea behind that pilot was to accelerate the examination of green technology patent applications.

April 27, 2009 by

OIN spearheads review of Microsoft FAT patents

The Open Invention Network is making good on its pledge to try to overturn the Linux-related patents that were contained in Microsoft's recently settled litigation against TomTomNV.OIN announced today that three patents in the lawsuit -- including those the deal with the creation of long and short file names -- have been named for prior art review on the Post-Issue Peer-to-Patent website linked to the Linux Defenders portal.

May 27, 2008 by

Lenovo M57e

The Lenovo M57 eco is a small form-factor desktop that is promoted by the company as energy efficient. We found it to be a capable and powerful office performer for its size, but with limited upgrade options.

April 30, 2008 by

Lord Stern: Downturn won't affect climate change efforts

Being green is all well and good but how long will companies continue to worry about the environment if the financial downturn affecting the US bites harder and really impacts the UK?That was one of the questions posed to Lord Nicholas Stern, of Stern Review fame, at a business conference this week held at Wembley Stadium in London.

February 7, 2008 by

Linus Torvalds at 2008

Linus Torvalds is the star guest at Australia's annual Linux conference. once again took a video crew to Melbourne in January and caught up with the man behind Linux.


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