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British Telecom Suing Android Over Patent Infringement
2011-12-19 10:26:24

High profile disputes over elements of the software on mobile devices show no signs of slowing down. Billions of dollars in damages are being claimed by British Telecom (BT) over a number of key patents infringed upon by Google´s Android mobile operating system, Steven Musil of CNET is reporting. Specifically, BT claims six patents are infringed by Google Maps, Google Music, location-based advertising and Android Market on Android. If successful, the suit could mean that either Google...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.