Microsoft, Apple, Google sued over icon software patent (Ars Technica)

Friday, December 26th, 2008

A small networking services company was recently granted a patent covering the use of representational icons in an operating system. What follows next should be no surprise: a lawsuit delivered to Microsoft, Apple, and even Google, just in time for the holidays. Read More…

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Google & Yahoo Pay Publishers Early for Holiday Season (Search Engine Roundtable)

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Both Google AdSense and Yahoo Publisher Network publishers are reporting getting payment early this month. Some suspect it is due to being closed during the normal pay period, due to the holidays. Some suspect Google and Yahoo are being nice for the holiday season. Some suspect it might have to do with making sure payment goes out before the end of their fiscal years (due they even go by the …

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