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Friday, 01 December 2006 19:11

US DoJ probes GPU biz antitrust allegations

The US Department of Justice is investigating claims of anti-trust activity in the graphics chip and add-in card markets, it has emerged. AMD yesterday said it had been subpoena'd by the DoJ as a result of its acquisition of ATI.

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Thursday, 30 November 2006 17:05

Yahoo rebuffs Google in digital book case: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc. has rebuffed rival Google Inc.'s attempt to learn more about its efforts to create digital copies of books, dealing Google another setback as it prepares to fight a copyright infringement suit, the Associated Press reported on Thursday.

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Wednesday, 29 November 2006 15:38

Supremes skeptical toward trivial patents

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of KSR International v. Teleflex, in which the limits of combination patents and so-called obvious patents are being considered. According to several wire reports, KSR argued that its design for adjustable vehicle accelerator pedals does not violate a patent held by Teleflex for a similar gizmo, because Teleflex did not legitimately invent anything when it combined two existing technologies in an obvious way, and does not, therefore, deserve the patent.

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