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2012-07-31 23:02:58

The Super Rope Cinch, a device that eliminates the need to tie and untie knots when securing items with rope, has just received patent number 8225463 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 The Super Rope Cinch, a device that eliminates the need to tie and untie knots when securing items with rope, has just received patent number 8225463 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent owners, Timothy Bourke and Dorothy Bourke...

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2012-07-23 21:56:48

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over the weekend Minecraft game developer Markus Persson, who is also known by the moniker "notch" had an interesting wake-up call. He tweeted the event. "Step 1: Wake up. Step 2: Check email. Step 3: See we're being sued for patent infringement. Step 4: Smile." DRM tech firm Uniloc is suing Minecraft's parent company Mojang, as reported by the blog Boing Boing. Mojang is actually among a group of 10 game developers, which also includes...


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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.