Technically illiterate judges making the patent system worse: Genes can be patented because they are separate form DNA?
Academics to build Gigabet net
Get ready for WiFi with a 60 mile range! Now if we could just get our corrupt government to make more of our public spectrum available for public use.
Fruitphone maker to replace potentially suicidal humans with robots.
Burma is now the #1 source of attack traffic.
As we predicted, Google TV crashes and burns.
Google’s open CODEC could face a dozen patent challenges.
Yes, we passed on joining the pack reporting the launch of Google TV. In case you missed it, there’s plenty of info on it’s home site. I think the product looks polished, and much more complete than the usual Google “beta”. Most impressive is the stable of content providers Google has been able to assemble. In other words Google TV has incredible potential. Today, Google TV can only be had on a pricey $300 box, and in the near term on TV’s from Sony (whose products also tend to be very pricey). Frankly, I’d like to see a download for a media PC. There’s no clear picture of what premium content will be sold for on the platform.
There’s no question that pay TV as we know is on the way out in favor of a la carte, consumer controlled TVoIP. Google could accelerate that transition if it can bring the attractive pieces it’s assembled to the market at a reasonable price. So for that has not happened. We remain hopeful….