Acacia Research Gets $12.4M Win Against Yahoo

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Newport Beach-based patent licensing firm Acacia Research Corporation has scored a major patent lawsuit win, this time against Yahoo! , in a final judgment for willful infringement of the firm's patents. Acacia also said that it has been awarded a royalty rate on all Yahoo IMVironment sales of 23%. Acacia has acquired a significant portfolio of patents, which it aggressively licenses to firms.

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GoodSearch Gets Patent

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Los Angeles-based GoodSearch.com , the online search engine which shares its advertising revenues with charities, said Tuesday that it has received a patent on its technology. According to the firm, it has received patent number 7,769,738 from the U.S. Patent and Trademark office. The patent application lists Kenneth Craig Ramberg as inventor. The patent was granted on August 3rd, and was first file in August of 2006.

Marissa Mayer Yahoo’s New CEO

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Marissa Mayer has started work at Yahoo! Her appointment is expected to spice things up at Yahoo, once a top internet and media firm. This might revive Yahoo’s leading properties like Yahoo! Mail ,Yahoo! Search, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo!

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Sexting Patent, Facebook “Likes” Bing, School Spying and More on TechZulu Law from BlogWorld 2010

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Tags: Social News TechZulu Law Video AOL Art Neill Bing Blogs BlogWorld BlogWorld Expo 2010 Christina Gagnier Copyright Creative Commons Demand Media Facebook Farhad Mohit FTC Guides Internet JD Lasica Lisa Borodkin Mozilla New Media Rights Startups TechZulu Live TZ Law Yahoo

How urRadio Wants To Make You The Radio Station

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We spoke with founder and CEO Tyler Francois to hear about his vision for making anyone an Internet radio DJ, and how the team--made up of former Yahoo! Our VP of Technology was at Boom Music, which Launch.com acquired and later became part of Yahoo.

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

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GoTo.com went on to ink huge distribution deals with Microsoft, AOL & Yahoo! Overture was sold to Yahoo! We talked about patents. Last night I had the great privilege to interview Bill Gross , one of the Internet’s true pioneers.

63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Her patented product, Swiggies (wrist water bottles), have been a NASDAQ product of the year semi-finalist and are currently sold in 24 countries. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly. Idea Mensch. where entrepreneurs share their stories. About. Events. Contact. Subscribe to RSS.

ConTraps Part II – Contract Traps Entrepreneurs Should Avoid At All Costs

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As shown at left, Google’s initial go-to-market strategy included syndication of its search capabilities to third-party sites, including Yahoo and AOL. If there is not a valid business reason for granting one-sided terms, reject the language on the grounds that it is patently unfair.

This Week in Venture Capital – Episode 2

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billion to Yahoo! 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.

ConTraps Part II – Contract Traps Entrepreneurs Should Avoid At All Costs

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As shown at left, Google’s initial go-to-market strategy included syndication of its search capabilities to third-party sites, including Yahoo and AOL. If there is not a valid business reason for granting one-sided terms, reject the language on the grounds that it is patently unfair.

Why You Should Start a Company in. Los Angeles

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The city has, however, quietly been home to some of the most successful online companies to date, including CitySearch (sold to Ticketmaster for $260 million in 1998), Overture (acquired by Yahoo for $2 billion in 2003), eHarmony and LowerMyBills (bought by Experian for $330 million in 2005).

Tilofy: Making Sense Of The World Around You Using Location Data

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Prior to Tilofy, I had technical positions at Yahoo, Microsoft, and Samsung, ranging from development, to program management, to senior technology person on Samsung''s smart TV platform.

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Grokker Wants to Help You Cook, Keep Fit and Meditate

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Prior to founding Grokker, I was President of publicly traded Move Inc and also held a number of executive positions at Yahoo! Grokker’s patent-pending approach allows us to cost effectively shoot and produce beautiful, compelling video classes of all kinds at scale.

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How brain-amputated developers created the social media plague

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Hardcore SEO Porn Harrys explicit SEO Dojo Peeping Geeking with Greg Bills search patent close-ups Tomorrows Free SEO Porn Edwards SEO TGP FAQ Sexy T-Shirts. Sebastian’s Pamphlets If you’ve read my articles somewhere on the Internet, expect something different here.

How to cleverly integrate your own URI shortener

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For example Yahoo truncates the trailing slash. Hardcore SEO Porn Harrys explicit SEO Dojo Peeping Geeking with Greg Bills search patent close-ups Tomorrows Free SEO Porn Edwards SEO TGP FAQ Sexy T-Shirts.

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TYLT Labs' New Seed Fund And The Promise Of Silicon Beach

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Anyone can talk a good game, and put together a proforma that looks great, and there are lots of great looking ideas, and people can even all have filed a provisional patent. Plus, there are companies like Yahoo, Google, and others who have set up shop here.

Interview with Dave Waldman, Bccthis

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Dave Waldman: While creating our email product, we'd done quite a bit of work on patenting the processes we were going through, and liked the concept of private messaging.

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