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Restructuring the Federal Circuit | NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law (JIPEL)

Restructuring the Federal Circuit | NYU Journal of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law (JIPEL) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

Why? Patents, patents, patents are a mess! 

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Munich May Reverse Linux Migration and Return to Windows

Munich May Reverse Linux Migration and Return to Windows | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Munich's much vaunted migration to Linux could be about to unravel, sending the city back into the fee-driven bosom of Microsoft.
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Twitter's Latest Experiment Puts Favorites in the Timeline, Users Not Impressed

Twitter's Latest Experiment Puts Favorites in the Timeline, Users Not Impressed | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Twitter's latest experiment has some users seeing more cruft in their timeline.
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Retailer Leaks Galaxy Note 4 Specs: QHD Display, 16MP Camera, Snapdragon 805, 4GB of RAM | Droid Life

Retailer Leaks Galaxy Note 4 Specs: QHD Display, 16MP Camera, Snapdragon 805, 4GB of RAM | Droid Life | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs seemingly leak online - CNET

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs seemingly leak online - CNET | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
An online smartphone store's product page for the upcoming phablet lists a 5.7-inch display and a 16-megapixel camera.
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Tech Companies Should Think Twice Before Jumping Into Smartwatches

Tech Companies Should Think Twice Before Jumping Into Smartwatches | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Analyst warns of a lack of compelling uses and the challenges around battery life.
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Edward Snowden: The Untold Story | Threat Level | WIRED

Edward Snowden: The Untold Story | Threat Level | WIRED | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The message arrives on my “clean machine,” a MacBook Air loaded only with a sophisticated encryption package. “Change in plans,” my contact says. “Be in the lobby of the Hotel ______ by 1 pm. Bring a book and wait for ES to find you.”
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Twitter is about to get a lot more annoying: video ads are coming

Twitter is about to get a lot more annoying: video ads are coming | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Hey guys, guess what? Twitter's about to get a hell of a lot more annoying. Video ads in your stream are entering beta! Announced on its blog yesterday, Tw
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Comcast Confessions: growing pains of a Goliath

Comcast Confessions: growing pains of a Goliath | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The now-infamous "Comcast Rep from Hell" recording recently sparked a conversation about the largest player in the cable industry, and it’s a timely one: Comcast is in the process of acquiring the...
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Some of our favorite moments and memories from Robin Williams

Some of our favorite moments and memories from Robin Williams | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Robin Williams was a singular supernova, a comedic force of nature who literally sent audience members to the hospital with laughter. And yet over the course of his three decade career he also...
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Chromebook Sales Surge - InformationWeek

Chromebook Sales Surge - InformationWeek | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
More than 5.2 million Chromebooks will be sold this year, says Gartner.
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The Thorium Car – This Car Runs For 100 Years Without Refuelling | Alternative

The Thorium Car – This Car Runs For 100 Years Without Refuelling | Alternative | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Thorium Car – This Car Runs For 100 Years Without Refuelling
April 26, 2014 tatoott1009 Comments off If your car was powered by thorium, you would never need to refuel it. The vehicle would burn out long before the chemical did. The thorium...
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I drove the anti-Tesla for a week

I drove the anti-Tesla for a week | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Weaning America off its gasoline addiction is hard. If it wasn’t, we’d have done it already. It certainly doesn’t help that great electric cars are tough to make, which means the best ones are...
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Steve Ballmer's resignation letter from Microsoft board - CNET

Steve Ballmer's resignation letter from Microsoft board - CNET | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Saying "I bleed Microsoft," the onetime CEO makes a full break from Microsoft after more than three decades. Plus: Satya Nadella's response.
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Hot-rod Tesla Model S will burn rubber and your cash

Hot-rod Tesla Model S will burn rubber and your cash | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tesla's Model S P85 can vault from zero to 60 MPH in 4.2 seconds or so, pretty good for a luxury car with no pistons. Tuning outfit Saleen thought it
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Best Buy reveals everything there is to know about the gorgeous Moto 360

Best Buy reveals everything there is to know about the gorgeous Moto 360 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Best Buy on Sunday listed its product page for the upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch, as discovered by Droid-Life, revealing in the process the official price of the highly anticipated Android Wear wear...
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Here Are All 101 of Robin Williams' Defining Roles in One Chart | Time

Here Are All 101 of Robin Williams' Defining Roles in One Chart | Time | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
We trace the evolution of a decades-long career, one signature face and voice at a time.
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Tear Gas, SWAT Teams, And A Night Of Terror In Ferguson

Tear Gas, SWAT Teams, And A Night Of Terror In Ferguson | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Police violence broke out again in Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday night, as the streets filled with tear gas, rubber bullets, heavily-armed SWAT teams and mine-resistant vehicles on the fourth night of unrest since Michael Brown, an unarmed African Am...
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Enough is enough in Ferguson

Enough is enough in Ferguson | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It's time to take the situation out of the hands of the local cops.
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LG’s Snappy G3 Phone Is Poised to Test Rivals

LG’s Snappy G3 Phone Is Poised to Test Rivals | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The many enhancements of the new device could help LG, not widely thought of in the U.S. as a maker of high-end smartphones, challenge its rivals.
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Amazon undercuts Square and PayPal with its own mobile card reader

Amazon undercuts Square and PayPal with its own mobile card reader | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Square's grand plan to democratize credit card payments has inspired a clutch of imitators, the latest of which is Amazon. The company has just announced
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Samsung ditches all-plastic design with metal Galaxy Alpha

Samsung ditches all-plastic design with metal Galaxy Alpha | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
After much speculation, Samsung has today announced the Galaxy Alpha, a smartphone with a metal frame. The Alpha is an ultra-thin (6.7mm) Android phone with a 4.7-inch 720p display, 12-megapixel...
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Robin Williams Dead In Apparent Suicide

Robin Williams Dead In Apparent Suicide | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Beloved actor Robin Williams was found dead on Monday, police reported.

He was 63.

The apparent cause of death was suicide by asphyxiation, authorities said. According to his publicist, Williams had been battling severe depression and spent tim...
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Almost one in six doctor visits will be virtual this year

Almost one in six doctor visits will be virtual this year | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
As the Baby Boomer generation ages, and rural population grows, telemedicine is expected to take off this year as an alternative to traditional in-person physician visits.
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Xiaomi issues fix amid privacy scare over its cloud messaging service

Xiaomi issues fix amid privacy scare over its cloud messaging service | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

Earlier this week, Finland's F-Secure looked into claims that Xiaomi was secretly sending data from its MIUI-powered phones back to its servers, and it was...

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E.T. would be proud of this Phone Home wonder.

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