Is Rockstar Android’s SCO?

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Am I the only one who’s been having a bit of SCO déjà vu when it comes to Rockstar’s suit against Google and a bevy of Android handset makers?

You remember SCO, don’t you? They’re […]

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The Rockstar Consortium Players

The lawsuit filed by patent troll Rockstar Consortium Inc. on Halloween against Google and at least five makers of Android handsets is about much more than merely the tons of money that would be reaped […]

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Microsoft & Friends Define ‘Commitment to Openness’

On Halloween, the day after we posted an article on Ross Gardler’s presentation on Microsoft’s behalf before an open source audience in North Carolina, a FOSS Force reader posted a comment:

“Microsoft has made a […]

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Telcos Court Ubuntu, Windows Phone Takes Off & More…

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FOSS Week in Review

Obama disarms Samsung

An already unlevel playing field just became more tilted as far as patents are concerned. We are shaking our head sadly, remembering we once had high hopes for […]

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MIT Reviews Aaron Swartz, Google’s 100 Million Takedowns & More…

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FOSS Week in Review

USPTO shoots down Apple patent

There seems to be more than enough tit-for-tat to go around in the ongoing patent battle between Apple and Samsung. If we wanted to be snarky, […]

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