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Amazon Patent Trolls Taken To Task By Stephen Colbert

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We all know over the last several years the patent wars between major companies has been in the spotlight. The latest ignorant patent comes from Amazon in which they seek to patent photography against a white background. Well, we’re not the only ones who think Amazon is smoking dope, Stephen Colbert took to his show to discuss Amazon’s idiocy and file a patent of his own. Video after the break.

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Google Continues Cross Patent Campaign; This Time With Cisco

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Google continues to extend a hand of cooperation to its competitors in the industry. First they sealed a deal with Samsung and Ericsson, in which they cross licensed each others patents. Now they’ve done the same with Cisco, effectively bringing their disagreements to an end. Google is taking a proactive approach to this whole thing and in my opinion, this is what’s best for not only Google and their partners, but for the consumer as well. Here’s what Cisco had to say about this recent deal with Google.

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