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January 29, 2014 In The News

Seeks comment on timing for implementing mandatory change that could further quiet commercials

By John Eggerton

January 29, 2014 In The News

With strong bipartisan support, prospects for passage look good

By Katy Bachman

January 29, 2014 In The News

By Julie Samuels

Thank you, patent trolls.

January 29, 2014 In The News
By Tracey Kaplan

SAN JOSE -- Two years after Santa Clara County thumbed its nose at federal immigration authorities and began releasing jailed illegal immigrants -- even those with a history of serious or violent crime -- rather than holding them for possible deportation, the county is poised to relent.

January 29, 2014 In The News

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.

January 29, 2014 In The News

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.

January 29, 2014 In The News

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.

January 29, 2014 In The News

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.

January 29, 2014 In The News

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.

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