Weekend tech reading: Kodak loses patent suit against Apple, RIM

By Matthew
Jul 22, 2012
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  1. Eastman Kodak has lost a patent case against Apple and Research In Motion, dealing a blow to the onetime film giant's efforts to raise billions of dollars by selling off its intellectual property. Kodak filed a complaint against the iPhone…

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  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,891   +1,258

    Classic. AMD marketing never gets old.
    "Client product revenue declined 13% sequentially primarily due to a lower ASP as well as declines in unit sales of A-series "Llano" APUs as the company has failed to ensure proper supply of FM1 mainboards into the channel as it had concentrated on shipments to OEMs till early this year"
    So, OEM PC shipments dropped by only 0.1%- essentially flat, and AMD are blaming a 13% decline in revenue on favouring OEM's ? It would seem likely that the decline has less to do with FM1 board availability than AMD Osborning themselves by making Llano and FM1 completely redundant after rushing Trinity into the public spotlight:
    "In addition to production and design issues with the Trinity processors, AMD's previous-generation Llano processor's high inventory levels which need to be digested are reportedly one of the reasons that AMD decided to delay the launch of Trinity. However, AMD did not confirm the speculation"
    Not great reading if you're an AMD stockholder- even worse when you consider Trinity and Brazos 2.0 both started shipping for revenue, and that revenue from these shipments are included in the overall figures.
  3. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 1,631   +432

    Don't want cops going through your phone, put a lock on it.

    Don't want a phone with a big screen etc? Don't effin buy it.


    Must be a slow weekend for news.
  4. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,556   +862

    PC is the fastest growing gaming market, because once you switch, you cant switch back to console. And the last remnants of even the slightest bit mature gamers are moving to PC.
  5. yRaz

    yRaz TS Evangelist Posts: 1,901   +942

    That's kinda sad, D3 isn't even that good of a game.
  6. spydercanopus

    spydercanopus TS Evangelist Posts: 814   +93

    The DARPA hacking power-strip is coming to every device in your home in the name of smart-grid technology.
  7. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    Don't want to sell your patents...uh...don't become a leader in digital photography.
  8. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 1,631   +432

    Kodak who? My comments were about phone locks and phones with big screens.
  9. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    I was just continuing the line of thought.
  10. hahahanoobs

    hahahanoobs TS Evangelist Posts: 1,631   +432

    Sorry, it's hard to tell in text only communication.

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