In breaking news, News.com reports that Microsoft has been ordered to pay $1.5 billion to Alcatel-Lucent for the technology used to power MP3 audio in Windows.
This is what happens when you launch a product with the name another company has already trademarked. Steve Jobs announced the release of the iPhone two days back and we already have the whole blogosphere talking about it. I’ve refrained from posting on this blog until now.
MSNBC reports the California Supreme Court ruled Monday that bloggers and participants in Internet bulletin board groups cannot be sued for posting defamatory statements made by others. The decision was given in the case against Ilena Rosenthal, a women’s health activist, who created an e-mail list and a newsgroup to discuss issues related to breast implants, where she posted a letter by a man critical of Dr. Terry Polevoy.