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US to insist foreign companies have to obey its copyright laws
Published in News


Supremes rule that your company will have to face US Justice

The United States has decided that its justice system is so superior to everyone else's that if a US company thinks you have used its patented technology you will have to travel across the planet to defend yourself in one of its kangaroo courts.

Apple deals with crumbling empire
Published in News
Monday, 12 March 2018 11:56

Apple deals with crumbling empire


... with a keyboard that fights crumbs

Fruity cargo cult Apple, which is having huge problems with coming up with anything new, has developed a keyboard which can see off humanity's greatest enemy – the crumb.

IBM still breaking patent records
Published in News
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:38

IBM still breaking patent records


Still inventing like a mad thing


While the media attention has shifted away from Biggish Blue in the hardware world, there are signs that the company is still quietly getting on with it and inventing things.

Kaspersky trolls patent troll
Published in News
Thursday, 31 August 2017 12:41

Kaspersky trolls patent troll


Why don’t you pay us $5,000 to go away?

Kaspersky Labs turned the tables on an East Texas patent troll who demanded a cash settlement before it would go away.

HP patents reminder messages
Published in News
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 10:27

HP patents reminder messages


More HP sauce 

The maker of over-priced printer ink, HP, has just decided that it invented reminder messages and has scored itself a patent from the daft US Patent Office.

Apple nicked WARF’s ideas
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 06:00

Apple nicked WARF’s ideas


Jobs' Mob found guilty of being without honour

The fruity cargo-cult Apple, which insists that it invented the rounded rectangle, has been found guilty of stealing a US university’s technology.

Apple makes agreement with Nokia
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 10:54

Apple makes agreement with Nokia


Strong arming on the licencing again


Fruity cargo cult Apple’s policy of boosting its margins as interest in its products sink appears to have scored a result with Nokia.

Intel wins patent case
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 12 May 2017 12:49

Intel wins patent case


That is two billion it does not have to spend


Chipzilla has seen off a patent case which would have forced it to pay $2 billion to AVM Technologies.

Apple invests in sleep
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 14:10

Apple invests in sleep


Will patent it and claim to have invented it 

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has worked out that most of its users are sleep walking to the Apple store to buy their products and thinks it might be better that they get some sort of tracking gear.

Blackberry sues Nokia
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:37

Blackberry sues Nokia


Battle between the industry ghosts 

A patent war is being fought between two of the industry smartphone leaders of yesteryear – Nokia and Blackberry.