Apple News: Apple to Moto: Your Wireless Patents Are Worth $1 Per iPhone, Tops
Ahead of a contract trial due to happen next week, Apple has declared that it’s willing to pay Motorola for a license to its wireless patents. It is, however, only prepared to stump up $1 per iPhone. FOSS Patents reports that Apple’s lawyers made the declaration, which covers essential wireless patents used for cellular and Wi-Fi standards, yesterday.
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Technology News: Amazon boosts power of rentable cloud compute and cuts prices
If Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is to be forever followed around by his ‘developers, developers, developers’ chant, now feels like the right time for Amazon to be known for a call of ‘iteration, iteration, iteration’.
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Programming News: A “FREE” Online Course: Programming for the Web with Ruby
Registrations are now open for RubyLearning’s “FREE”, online course on “Programming for the Web with Ruby“. The previous batch had over 2000 participants. Web-based applications offer many advantages, such as instant access, automatic upgrades, and opportunities for collaboration on a massive scale.
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Photography News: Creative Photography by Mahesh Pillai
Mahesh Pillai’s creative philosophy focuses on exploring the boundaries between the abstract and the real. He seeks to reveal those boundaries through visual pun while probing spaces, angles, light, and reflections. His work attempts to shed light on the role imagery plays in shaping the way we perceive and experience our surroundings. His photographs are not manipulated in the darkroom or stitched together using software on a computer; they are as seen through the camera.
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