Anna In The News
Seeks comment on timing for implementing mandatory change that could further quiet commercials
By John Eggerton
With strong bipartisan support, prospects for passage look good
By Katy Bachman
By Julie Samuels
Thank you, patent trolls.
By requiring more transparency for the companies bringing the lawsuits and limiting the litigation burdens on the companies being sued, the bill targets abusive behavior rather than certain entities or legitimate patent claims, he said.
As he long promised, Rep. BOB GOODLATTE (R-VA) introduced his patent reform bill in Congress WEDNESDAY morning. The Innovation Act (H.R. 3309) aims to stop "patent trolls" from using litigation to extract payment from businesses that some see as an abuse of the system. Radio broadcasters and podcasters are among the parties having been targeted by holders of obscure patents.
By Sal Pizarro
Emphasizing the need for role models and mentors to get more women in tech, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group honored Congresswomen Zoe Lofgren and Anna Eshoo with the "Spirit of Silicon Valley" lifetime achievement awards at its annual luncheon in Santa Clara on Friday.
State Is Nation's First to Charge Low-Income People Who Participate in Federal Lifeline Program
By Gautham Nagesh
Georgia has become the first state to charge a fee to low-income people who receive free cellphone service through a federal program, saying the move would combat fraud.
By Umair Irfan
Pity the fusion scientists. Toiling at the National Ignition Facility, a $3.5 billion lab nestled here among vineyards an hour east of San Francisco, they were chagrined when they failed to ignite nuclear fusion by their September deadline last year.