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Tech companies are all about brick and mortar these days. The learning curve, though, is steep.

Companies with large patent portfolios oppose a proposal to invalidate bad patents.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Sep 24, 2013
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BlackBerry is the latest company to be destroyed by the rapid pace of smartphone innovation. But major wireless providers don't have to worry about suffering a similar fate.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Sep 22, 2013
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Behind the clever legal strategy that took down an infamous zombie computer network

Tablet computing is destroying Microsoft's PC business, but it's not the first company brought low by disruptive innovation.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jul 24, 2013
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PRISM may be narrower than first reported, but it's still problematic.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jun 12, 2013
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Trust is the currency of the consumer tech world. PRISM undermines that.

The Obama administration is set to unveil a package of reforms aimed at reining in "patent trolls." But trolls are just a symptom of the patent system's problems.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jun 4, 2013
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