Senate Moving to End Patent Trolling

U. S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has convened a meeting on Capitol Hill to address the widespread and ever-increasing practice of "patent trolling", where shell companies buy patent rights, then wield them against tech companies (and others)…

Jay-Z Sued for Sampling By Sample Troll

Gigaom is reporting that rapper/NFL agent/Mr. Beyonce Jay-Z is being sued by what can only can be referred to as a "sample troll".  The rapper's 2009 hit "Run This Town" uses samples from a 1969 song, "Hook and Sling". The samples were used…

Google Glass FAQ Updated

Google has updated its FAQ to address question about an Explorer program participant selling his/her Glass. Specifically: [box style='doc']Q. Is it OK for Explorers to try and sell their devices online? Will you disable the devices if…