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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - April 24, 2012

Motorola Mobility And Microsoft Continue Xbox Patent Battle

Microsoft has apparently violated some of Motorola Mobility’s patent rights, according to Judge David Shaw of the US International Trade Commission (ITC). Such a ruling could better Motorola’s chances of blocking imports of the Xbox gaming console from entering the States.

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'