Assessing the Meaning of a Publicly Available “Printed Publ…

When a non-patent literature (NPL) reference is used to challenge a patent, a key issue to be resolved is whether the NPL reference is a “printed publication” under 35 U.S.C. § 102. Several prior posts have addressed this question, such as here and here. The Federal Circuit recently, on November 6, weighed in yet again […]

Six Essential Tips For Voice Search Optimization

As a fast-growing channel for brand discovery, I believe voice is going to play an indispensable role in driving future marketing success. Disruptive in more ways than one, voice is redefining the meaning of “mobile,” which is no longer the exclusive domain of smartphones and tablets. Just think of all the devices you now use […]

Place North West | Funding search starts for £25m Preston t…

7 Nov 2018, 11:07 Snowball Alternative Finance has been appointed to secure funding for a £25m project to bring trams back to Preston, although the scheme is already running behind schedule. The project moved forward in January this year with Eric Wright Civil Engineering appointed as main contractor; at the time, the scheme’s developer Preston […]

Webscale Launches Cloud Bot Manager, Powered by Machine Lea…

Webscale’s Cloud Bot Manager Addresses Rapidly Growing Threat of Malicious Bots, While Improving Performance and Delivering Higher ROI MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Webscale, the E-Commerce Cloud Company, today announced the launch of Cloud Bot Manager, a cloud-native bot management solution focused on e-commerce applications and powered by machine learning. Cloud […]

“Spread the cost of a flight over monthly instalments”

UK based flight search site Alternative Airlines, has put the cat amongst the pigeons with an announcement of a new deal with Affirm to roll out what the American company describes as its “fair and honest alternatives” to traditional payment options. The new partnership will see customers pay for their flights in instalments, instead of […]

A FLVTO Clone Is Already Popping Up — With Half-a-Million M…

photo: John Bozeman (CC by 2.0) We’ve seen this whack-a-mole story before — but usually the clones wait until the mothership is destroyed. As the major labels wage legal war against YouTube ‘stream ripper’ FLVTO.biz, a clone site is already capitalizing on the anticipated demise.  According to SimilarWeb, FLTVO.cc is currently garnering 519 million pageviews a […]