NewEgg Wins Patent Suit

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City of Industry-based Newegg , the online electronics retailer, has scored a win in a patent lawsuit after a jury invalidated a patent held by Alcatel-Lucent USA. newegg patent legal lawsuit alcatel lucent troll

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TeleSign Gets Patent

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Patent. Patent 7,945,034 for the technology behind its PhoneID verification technology. Inventors on TeleSign's patent were Schlomo Gonen, Jonathan Gonen, Alon Gonen, and Danny Rosen. The patent was originally filed in October of 2005. TeleSign provides two-factor authentication to web services and applications, to help prevent fraudulent logins and registrations. telesign phone multi factor authentication steve jillings patent legal

iRise Gets Patent

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Patent. The firm said the patent is number 7,788,647, and was awarded on August 31st. iRise develops software which can be used by non-technical users to simulate and prototype web applications; the firm's software is used to help define further software development efforts. According to iRise, the latest patent covers real-time collaborative development of interactive visualizations which its software provides.

M86 Security Gains Patent

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Orange-based M86 Security , a developer of web security software, reported today that it has received a U.S. Patent for its malware detection technology. The patent, number 7,607,171, is entitled "Virus detection by executing e-mail code in a virtual machine" and names Walter L. Green as inventors; it appears the patent stems from M86 Security's acquisition of Avinti, a malware detection firm, in March of 2009. Tags: security patent legal avinti

X1 Gains Patent

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Pasadena-based X1 Technologies, which develops enterprise search software, said Monday that it has received a patent for technology in its products. Patent 7,424,510, entitled "Methods and Systems for Web Based Incremental Searches," covering its method of displaying search results.

OC Firm On Patent Offensive

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An Orange County firm, SpeedTrack , has targeted Amazon.com, Best Buy, Dell, Costco, The Home Depot, and a slew of other firms over a patent the firm said is being infringed upon by the companies. According to SpeedTrack, the patent--U.S. Patent No. 5,544,360--covers how those retailers return searches for products on their web sites, so that users don't see "cannot be found" in the results. The company is seeking damages for the patent infringement.

Move Gets Win In Patent Case

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which operates the Move.com, REALTOR.com, and other related web sites, announced this morning that it has scored a win in a patent case. Move had been sued by Kevin Keithley and TREN Technologies Holdings over a patent, 5,584,025, covering the display of real estate information from a database. Los Angeles-based Move, Inc., The firm said that a district court judge in the U.

RPost Sues Adobe, EchoSign

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Los Angeles-based RPost , a developer of electronic signature services, has filed a suit against Adobe and EchoSign for patent infringement, the firm said this morning. The firm--which already has a number of electronic signature patent lawsuits in motion--said it has brought an infringement suit, claiming that EchoSign is infringing on five of uts United States patents. rpost adobe echosign patent legal lawsuit infringement electronic signature

Could you be the next Ford, Jobs or Musk?

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Leaders and companies that innovate new products, services and methods of delivery are the ones that stand out in a crowded business world, especially when attempting to gain recognition among the throngs of competitors visible on the web. Commissioner of Patents in 1899.

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Why Coachella Valley Is a Hub for Renewable Energy Startups

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Hank: Seco Sys has developed a range of web services that are dedicated to managing all types of water. Hank’s company SecoSys has a patented solution to a water meter that is sensitive enough to detect leaks in homes, recreational areas, or public facilities.

Why Coachella Valley Is a Hub for Renewable Energy Startups

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Hank: Seco Sys has developed a range of web services that are dedicated to managing all types of water. Hank’s company SecoSys has a patented solution to a water meter that is sensitive enough to detect leaks in homes, recreational areas, or public facilities.

NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

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Some resources on this: Intellectual Property is More Than Patents Does My Startup Have Intellectual Property?

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

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Some resources on this: Intellectual Property is More Than Patents Does My Startup Have Intellectual Property?

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M86 Security Buys Finjan

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Orange-based M86 Security , a developer of web security tools, said today that it has acquired Finjan , a developer of secure Web gateways. M86 also said it has acquired a license to Finjan's patents. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Finjan is based in Netanya, Israel. According to M86 Security, the deal includes Finjan's global operations, products, and technology.

Meet the 25 Startups Competing at SXSW Startup Night 2018

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These days it seems like a professional is needed to interpret a business’ web analytics. Their enterprise web-app curates mentor matches with diverse talent within the company to breed an inclusive workplace culture and engage their top performers. Everything is bigger in Texas.

Startup Business Model Considerations

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Team – higher requirements for caliber of team members Product – focus on truly differentiated and not me-too Market – is it really big enough to provide investor returns** Traction – need more users, partners, patents, etc Timing – are you building for yesterday or 2 yrs from now? Fantastic post by Christian Gammill - Startup Delta Force… From a competitive perspective (e.g.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: Inventing Stuff, Obviously Impossible?

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Web Development & Marketing Technology) Exit: evolved into L90 (next company) Lesson: What you dont know cant stop you. Stage two: They say the solution was obvious all along." -- Robert Fischell, Inventor (Holder of 200 medical device patents) It is easy to come up with ideas.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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As COO of Prodege, Dudelson spearheads the operation and business development of Prodege- owned properties, including the web’s premier online rewards destination, Swagbucks.com , and The Gift App, one of the most popular virtual gifting applications on facebook.

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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The patents Overture held became known in small circles as Google’s ’361 problem as outlined here. An abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday on TechCrunch.

Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

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To say he has had an impact on the web would be an understatement. We talked about patents. I brought up the fact that I find many larger companies abusing the patent system to slow down smaller competitors which is actually anti competitive.

TechZulu Tech Crawl | Culver City Edition!

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Our unique entrepreneurial spirit lends itself perfectly to launching the next great web startup or is generating that fresh spark to create a competitive advantage for a large corporation. TZ Tech Crawl is back this month and heading to Culver City!

The Startup UCLA Accelerator Is About Entrepreneurship Not Investment Returns

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StratoSquare – StratoSquare is the world’s simplest web-based investment analysis platform, consolidating multiple portfolios and providing insight into investment performance, risk and behavior through proprietary investment management tools. It also won a number of key patents bit.ly/RiJCFI

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Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010

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Why Lawyers Don’t Run Startups - Steve Blank , May 27, 2010 Startups need to have a great lawyer, accountant, patent attorney, etc. While Google fights on the edges, Amazon is attacking their core - Chris Dixon , May 22, 2010 Google is fighting battles on almost every front: social networking, mobile operating systems, web browsers, office apps, and so on.

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Apple Announces Self-Driving Car Project | Who Will Win The Race of the Electric car

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A series of reports are circling the web regarding a new top secret project being performed by Apple. Tesla may have an edge in the battle because of their novel policy to remove all of their patents.

How brain-amputated developers created the social media plague

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Most of these bots don’t obey robots.txt , that means you can’t even block them applying Web standards ( learn how to block rogue bots ). Their developers are just too fucking lazy to understand such protocols that every respected service on the Web (search engines…) obeys.

Four Advertising Platforms You Really Should Try

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StreamSpread helps publishers create portals on their web pages that can then be used to publish tailored digital advertisements. Nativo works with 350 web-publishers, including the likes of Time Inc. patent, making its offering totally unique to both advertisers and audiences alike.

This Week in Venture Capital – Episode 2

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Bill Gross is the man responsible for the overwhelming amount of monetization on the web. plus a large settlement on patent disputes paid from Google) so Bill did well on it. I was on This Week in Venture Capital (TWiVC) again this week with Jason Calacanis.

Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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AdWords is on Google.com, AdSense is a distributed platform across many different Web sites where if youre a small publisher and you put AdSense on your Web site and someone clicks, you get part of the revenue and Google gets part of the revenue.

What Mattered in 2012: Aber Whitcomb, io/LA

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We've also invented and patented a new technology called "MasterKey" that allows people to play our games natively on all relevant social and mobile platforms. The same is true online, as the desktop web experience is quickly being overtaken by the mobile experience.

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Google Confirms Motorola Mobility 4000 Layoffs

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Motorola Mobility with its more than 17,000 patents and the 2004 RAZR in 2004 and the Droid and RAZR MAXX successes at acquisition was not a loss to Google. Google has confirmed the firing of 20 percent of Motorola Mobility employees. A company it bought in May.

Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010

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Just because a product has a patent, deep complexity and an obvious competitive advantage does not mean that it can fly by itself into the market. 8 Really Cool Web-Based Tools for Bloggers - Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog , June 1, 2010 Looking for cool applications to help you make your blog or site all it can be? Some great content around the intersection of startups and being a Startup CTO in June this year.

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How to cleverly integrate your own URI shortener

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requestHandler.php [L] Please note that the code above kinda disables the Web server’s error handling. Here are a few ideas how to block rogue (crappy, not behaving, …) Web robots. A Web form to create and edit shortened URIs.

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Interview with Steve Jillings, TeleSign

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Telesign provides authentication services for the largest web companies in the world. A real simple example, is someone comes to register for a particular web service, puts their name, and contact information into a site, and our clients asks them for a valid phone number.

Spotlight: LA Tech Winter | Recap, Videos, and Thank You!

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and web plug-in capabilities (Yelp), Storitz definitely gave the biggest eye opener of the evening with their revelation that Storage Units is astonishingly, a $20 billion/yr industry. To begin our recap of last week’s winter TZ Spotlight , we’d like to say our list of thank yous.

TechZulu Live to Premiere "TZLaw" at 5:15 p.m. PT Thursday, October 7, with IP Attorney Denise Grayson of "The Social Network"

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Gagnier serves as the Chief Executive Officer of REALPOLITECH , a digital public relations and web strategy consultancy. Gagnier consults technology firms on policy issues ranging from patent law reform to communications issues, such as Network Neutrality.

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