25 January 2011

1. Patent Reform Debate Returns to Congress, IDG, Grant Gross

Coming efforts to revamp U.S. patent law could lead to less innovation and a loss in value for the companies that own patents, an executive at Qualcomm said Friday.

2. Commerce eases export rules to boost hi-tech trade with India, The Hill, Gautham Nagesh

The Commerce Department began a series of change to its export rules on Monday that should pave the way for Indian firms to purchase more defense and nuclear technology from American firms.

3. Google’s Schmidt expects another 10 years at Google, Reuters, Georgina Prodhan

Outgoing Chief Executive Eric Schmidt said on Tuesday he expected to spend another 10 years at Google, after announcing his surprise handover last week to co-founder Larry Page.

4. Google Chrome, Firefox add ‘Do Not Track’ features, Fast Company, Austin Carr

Following increased pressure from the FTC, Google and Mozilla are introducing opt-out features to their Chrome and Firefox browsers.

5. Verizon first in line to sue FCC, Network World, Joanie Wexler

Verizon didn’t let any grass grow under its feet. Last week, less than a month after the FCC passed its controversial net neutrality order, Verizon filed suit against the agency, challenging the FCC’s authority to create formal rules aimed at preserving an open, equal-access Internet.

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