Daily Archives: July 15, 2011

It’s ironic that Google, which sets such a high store by sheer brainpower, should be so weak when it comes to its ownership of intellectual property.

It’s doubly ironic that the search company, whose market power has come under official scrutiny on both sides of the Atlantic, must count on the US Department of Justice as its last line of defence to prevent its relative IP position from getting a lot worse.

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Tech news from around the web:

Groupon has  added new information to the risk section of its IPO filing, Reuters reports, telling prospective investors to ignore comments made by co-founder Eric Lefkofsky. A few days after its original IPO filing, Bloomberg News quoted Lefkofsky saying that: “Groupon was going to be wildly profitable,” the company said. In its updated filing, Groupon said:

The reported statement does not accurately or completely reflect Mr Lefkofsky’s views and should not be considered by prospective investors in isolation or at all

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“From the lens to the living room” is how Sony describes its comprehensive  3D strategy internally, referring to its range from 3D professional cameras that cover sporting events and film movies for Sony Pictures to the TVs and PlayStation 3s in the living room that deliver games, films and other 3D entertainment to the viewer.

But how do consumers get their own personal 3D content from the lens of cameras such as Sony’s 3D Bloggie to TVs such as its top-of-the-range Bravia XBR-55HX929? – a feat I attempted in the latest Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section. Read more

Chris Nuttall

“From the lens to the living room” is how Sony describes its comprehensive 3D coverage internally, referring to the 3D professional cameras that cover sporting events and film movies for Sony Pictures and the TVs and PlayStation 3s in the living room that deliver games, films and other entertainment to the viewer. But how do consumers get their own personal 3D content from the lens of cameras such as Sony’s 3D Bloggie to TVs such as its top-of-the-range Bravia XBR-55HX929, a feat I attempted in the latest Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section. Read more