Daily Archives: August 4, 2011

Richard Waters

The mud-slinging between Microsoft and Google over Wednesday’s outspoken Google blog post about the patent wars has continued almost unabated. And as always in cases like this, both sides come out of it worse off. Read more

Tech news from around the web:

Digital textbook developer Inkling has raised $17m in a new round of fundraising, GigaOM reports. The startup will use the money to hire more employees and expand its offices, CEO Matt MacInnis told GigaOM. Read more

Richard Waters

David Drummond, Google’s top lawyer, has just issued the search company’s most outspoken denunciation yet of rivals who have laid legal siege to Android.

The barrage of lawsuits is nothing less than “a hostile, organized campaign … by Microsoft, Oracle, Apple and other companies, waged through bogus patents,” he says. Read more